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Maj. Gen. Ron Bailey (cq) salutes retired Marine Corp members during the Montford Pointe Marines Parade at the Marine Barracks Washington on Thursday, June 28, 2012, in Washington D.C. Approximately 20,000 African American Marine recruits where trained at Montford Pointe when the military was still segregated. The serving members received the Congressional Gold Medal for their service. (Raymond Thompson/The Washington Times)
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Maj. Gen. Ron Bailey (cq) salutes retired Marine Corp members during the Montford Pointe Marines Parade at the Marine Barracks Washington on Thursday, June 28, 2012, in Washington D.C. Approximately 20,000 African American Marine recruits where trained at Montford Pointe when the military was still segregated. The serving members received the Congressional Gold Medal for their service. (Raymond Thompson/The Washington Times)

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