African American History Month

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Civil War Army Sgt. William Carney knew how important the Union flag was, so when he went to battle, its protection came before his own life.
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Veteran Ezra Hill Sr. smiles as he talks about his life and service in the Army during World War II. DoD photo by Army Sgt. Luther Washington

The hardships of WWII were a struggle for all, but for black service members, they faced an extra hurdle – segregation. During Black History Month, one former WWII soldier shares his stories.
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President Obama Issues National African American History Month Proclamation
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NRL’s technology has led to self-sustaining ocean floor sensors, which are leading the way in learning more about our oceans.
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Veteran Alyce Dixon,105, has seen a century of social and cultural changes since Theodore Roosevelt was president.
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