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Who is a montford point marine?

They are the first African-Americans to enlist in the U.S. Marine Corps after President Franklin Roosevelt issues an Executive Order establishing the Fair Employment Practices Commission in June 1941.  The recruits trained at Camp Montford Point in Jacksonville, NC from August 26, 1942 until the camp was decommissioned on September 9, 1949. 

The largest number of black Marines to serve in combat during WW II took part in the seizure of Okinawa, with approximately 2,000 seeing action.


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Check out the following topics for information on how you can become more involved with the Association.  Without the assistance of community minded individuals just like you, we would not be able to serve those in our community each year.

Recent News

Congrats Chicago Chapter #2

Thanks to mayoral candidate Susana Mendoza, who has offered the chapter more than $140,000, Chicago’s fundraising efforts are nearing completion.  These funds will be used to save the building that the chapter uses for their meetings and community engagement.  Please continue to support until the effort is complete.

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P.O. Box 711

Quantico, VA 22134

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