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Jul 3, 2013

Sen. Dick Durbin and Maj. Gegory Gordon present Cpl. (ret) Deloyce McMurray with Congressional Gold Medal during a Montford Point Marine ceremony July 2 at the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library. McMurray enlisted in the Marine Corps in 1944 and was one of the few African Americans sent to the segregated Montford Point, North Carolina for basic training. McMurray was deployed to the Pacific during World War II seeing action during the battle of Iwo Jima. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Erik S. Brooks Jr./ Released)

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Sen. Dick Durbin and Maj. Gegory Gordon present Cpl. (ret) Deloyce McMurray with Congressional Gold Medal during a Montford Point Marine ceremony July 2 at the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library. McMurray enlisted in the Marine Corps in 1944 and was one of the few African Americans sent to the segregated Montford Point, North Carolina for basic training. McMurray was deployed to the Pacific during World War II seeing action during the battle of Iwo Jima. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Erik S. Brooks Jr./ Released)
130702-M-TF033-023.JPG Photo By: Cpl. Erik S. Brooks Jr.

Jul 3, 2013
Springfield, Illinois - Sen. Dick Durbin and Maj. Gegory Gordon present Cpl. (ret) Deloyce McMurray with Congressional Gold Medal during a Montford Point Marine ceremony July 2 at the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library. McMurray enlisted in the Marine Corps in 1944 and was one of the few African Americans sent to the segregated Montford Point, North Carolina for basic training. McMurray was deployed to the Pacific during World War II seeing action during the battle of Iwo Jima. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Erik S. Brooks Jr./ Released)


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This photograph is considered public domain and has been cleared for release. If you would like to republish please give the photographer appropriate credit. Further, any commercial or non-commercial use of this photograph or any other DoD image must be made in compliance with guidance found at http://www.dimoc.mil/resources/limitations.html , which pertains to intellectual property restrictions (e.g., copyright and trademark, including the use of official emblems, insignia, names and slogans), warnings regarding use of images of identifiable personnel, appearance of endorsement, and related matters.



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