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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.
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.
The Annual Queen fundraiser begins 1 Jan 2019 and all ticket sales will end 16 August 2019.
40% of money raised will be returned to Chapters who participate and 60% of the remaining money will be spent on national programs.
Contact your Chapter President to get your tickets because "Working Together Works".