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African American History in the Defense Department

February 3, 2018

In the 2018 Department of Defense National African American History Month Observance memorandum, Robert L. Wiolkie, Undersecretary of Defense, Personnel and Readiness said in part:

“From the early days of the American Revolution to the trenches of World War I and II; from the jungles of Vietnam to the deserts and mountains of Iraq and Afghanistan, and present day missions around the world, African Americans have honorably served to defend this great nation.”

Read More at the DOD website

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