Navy Remembers Vice Adm. Samuel Gravely

The Navy is honoring one of its own during African American History Month, detailing the many accomplishments of Vice Adm. Samuel Gravly in an episode of All Hands Update.

In an interview his wife did for the program, Alma Gravely talks about why naming a destroyer after him was a fitting tribute to his service and accomplishments.

“He always wanted to become the skipper of a destroyer, that’s why I’m happy that the Navy decided to build a destroyer for him.”

Watch the entire video here to learn more about the Navy’s first African American flag officer:



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