Tag Archives: African American History Month

Photo: Army Sgt. William H. Carney (Image from Collection of the Museum of African American History)

Army Sgt. William H. Carney was the first African-American Medal of Honor recipient, earning the medal after he risked his life to safeguard the U.S. flag during the Civil War.
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President Obama Issues National African American History Month Proclamation
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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.
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As America celebrates African American History Month, service members in Kabul, Afghanistan, share their thoughts about the history of African Americans in the military.
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