Happy Veteran’s Day!!!

African-Americans have fought with pride, courage and dignity in every conflict this country has had, beginning with Revolutionary War.

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Crispus Attucks – first person killed in the Revolutionary War.

Good Morning.

As you try and make it through Hump Day, don’t forget JJP.

Drop those links. Engage in debate. Give us trivia and gossip too.

And always, have a peaceful day.

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54th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry

Immortalized in the movie Glory

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1st Louisana Native Guard, 1861

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Troops in the Spanish-American War, 1898

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9th Calvary in the Phillippine-American War, circa 1900

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World War One Troops

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World War Two

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The Tuskegee Airmen

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Korean War

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the first time Black soldiers were in an integrated Army

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Vietnam

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Gulf Wars

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Black Women in the Armed Forces

Article about Black women in the Military

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Cathy Williams-female Buffalo Soldier

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POW Shoshana Johnson

Benjamin O. Davis, Sr. – the first Black General in the Army.

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Benjamin O. Davis, Jr. -the first Black General in the Air Force and the commander of the Tuskegee Airmen.

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Samuel L. Gravely, Jr. – the first Black Admiral in the Navy.

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Frank E. Petersen -He was the first African-American Marine Corps aviator and the first African-American Marine Corps General.

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Colin Powell – first Black Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff.

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ACES Museum Honoring Black and Minority Veterans of WWII and Their Families

The History Place: African-Americans in WWII

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