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Veteran and Military Services pres.

Veterans Week: DEI in the military

Sergeant Major Eugene Owens (ret)

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Montford Point Marine recruits at parade rest - 1943
Sponsored by the University of Michigan, Dearborn - Student Veterans of America chapter!
The diversity, equality, and inclusion lecture/discussion will focus on racial equality in the military and the induction of the first all African American Marine unit, the Montford Point Marines. The Montford Point Marines were established in 1942, their valor and performance at Peleliu, Iwo Jima, the Chosen Reservoir, Vietnam, and more paved the way for our present integrated armed forces. The keynote speaker of the lecture will be retired Sergeant Major Eugene Owens form the Montford Point Marines Detachment of the Marine Corps League. We will discuss racial issues in the military of the past and present.
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Montford Point Marine recruits at parade rest - 1943

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November 12, 2020 (Thursday) 3:00pm
Meeting ID: 91450216601

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