"Unidentified Marine lieutenant taking a drink of water while on an operation in the mountains of western Quang Nam province with H/2/5 in early 1969." From the Barry Broman Collection (COLL/4613) at the Archives Branch, Marine Corps History Division OFFICIAL USMC PHOTOGRAPH
H Co, 2d Battalion, 5th Marines, Wounded Marines, April 1969 | "Wounded unidentified Marine from H/2/5 being medevaced from the Arizona territory, Quang Nam, circa April 1969." From the Barry Broman Collection (COLL/4613) at the Archives Branch, Marine Corps History Division OFFICIAL USMC PHOTOGRAPH
Grave site at Arlington of Gregory "Pappy" Boyington, a United States Marine Corps officer who was an American fighter ace during World War II. For his heroic actions, he was awarded both the Medal of Honor and the Navy Cross. Boyington flew initially with the American Volunteer Group in the Republic of China Air Force during the Second Sino-Japanese War. He later commanded the U.S. Marine Corps squadron, VMF-214 ("The Black Sheep Squadron") during World War II.
Vernice Armour (born 1973) is a former Captain in the United States Marine Corps who was the first African-American female naval aviator in the Marine Corps and America's first African American female combat pilot in the United States military. She flew the AH-1W SuperCobra attack helicopter in the 2003 invasion of Iraq and eventually served two tours in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom.
Frank E. Petersen Jr. (USMC) (born March 2, 1932 in Topeka, Kansas) is a retired United States Marine Corps Lieutenant General. He was the first African-American Marine Corps aviator and the first African-American Marine Corps general. #TodayInBlackHistory