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Who is a montford point marine?

They are the first African-Americans to enlist in the U.S. Marine Corps after President Franklin Roosevelt issues an Executive Order establishing the Fair Employment Practices Commission in June 1941.  The recruits trained at Camp Montford Point in Jacksonville, NC from August 26, 1942 until the camp was decommissioned on September 9, 1949. 

The largest number of black Marines to serve in combat during WW II took part in the seizure of Okinawa, with approximately 2,000 seeing action.

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Check out the following topics for information on how you can become more involved with the Association.  Without the assistance of community minded individuals just like you, we would not be able to serve those in our community each year.

Recent News

Charlotte to change streets named for Confederate leaders

‘This is just one small step’

Charlotte City Council has been working on possible name changes for months, but a local group has been working on it long before that.

Phifer Avenue in uptown will soon have a different name thanks to the local chapter of the Montford Point Marines Association.

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BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WBRC) - A former Negro League player and Montford Point Marine is calling a recent decision by Major League Baseball an honor.  

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Black Service Members Rally Around Defense Secretary Pick Gen. Lloyd Austin as He Faces Uphill Confirmation Process

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Mobile, AL 36640

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