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Archibald Mosley awaits the awarding of his Congressional Gold Medal at a ceremony Thursday for about 400 retired black Montford Point Marines at Marine Barracks Washington. They served in segregated Marine units in the 1940s. <b>Gallery, washingtontimes.com/multimedia. </b>

Raymond Thompson/The Washington TimesArchibald Mosley awaits the awarding of his Congressional Gold Medal at a ceremony Thursday for about 400 retired black Montford Point Marines at Marine Barracks Washington. They served in segregated Marine units in the 1940s. Gallery, washingtontimes.com/multimedia.

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