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    Montford Point Marine awarded Congressional Gold Medal posthumously (Interview - Bohm)

    MARINE CORPS BASE CAMP PENDLETON, CA, UNITED STATES

    08.21.2013

    Video by Sgt. Alfred V. Lopez 

    1st Marine Division

    Colonel Jason Bohm, commanding officer, 5th Marines, and native of Oyster Bay, N.Y speaks to a military reporter about a ceremony hosted by Marines and sailors of 5th Marine Regiment which honored Staff Sgt. Randolph Elder with the Congressional Gold Medal posthumously at the 5th Marines Memorial Garden, Aug. 16. Elder was among the first African Americans to enlist in the Marine Corps after it was desegregated during 1941 by President Franklin Roosevelt.

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    VIDEO INFO

    Date Taken: 08.21.2013
    Date Posted: 08.21.2013 22:21
    Category: Interviews
    Video ID: 299361
    VIRIN: 130821-M-PH863-001
    Filename: DOD_100892212
    Length: 00:05:17
    Location: MARINE CORPS BASE CAMP PENDLETON, CA, US 

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