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Posthumous Congressional Gold Medal awarded to Montford Point Marine

Kim Fountaine, right, accepts a posthumously awarded Congressional Gold Medal on behalf of her father, U.S. Marine Corps Pfc. Charles Robert Fountain, from Lt. Gen. William D. Beydler, commander of U.S. Marine Forces Central Command, at MacDill Air Force Base, Fla., Jan. 27, 2017. Fountain served during World War II and was a Montford Point Marine, a group of Marines who made history by volunteering to serve in a then segregated Marine Corps. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Adam R. Shanks)

PHOTO BY: Airman 1st Class Adam R. Shanks
VIRIN: 170127-F-HB829-033.JPG
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