(Left to right) Chief Warrant Officer 4 Phillip Brashear and his uncle Randy Pritchett receive the American flag that was flown in honor of Brashear's late father Master Chief Boatswain's Mate Carl Maxie Brashear, at the flag-raising ceremony, at Joint Expeditionary Base Little Creek-Fort Story, Virginia, April 1, 2019.  Carl Brashear was a pioneer in the United States Navy, overcoming numerous barriers, to become the first African-American master diver and master chief.
190401-A-UW781-696.JPG Photo By: Sgt. 1st Class Elizabeth Breckenkamp

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JOINT EXPEDITIONARY BASE LITTLE CREEK-FORT STORY, Va. - (Left to right) Chief Warrant Officer 4 Phillip Brashear and his uncle Randy Pritchett receive the American flag that was flown in honor of Brashear's late father Master Chief Boatswain's Mate Carl Maxie Brashear, at the flag-raising ceremony, at Joint Expeditionary Base Little Creek-Fort Story, Virginia, April 1, 2019. Carl Brashear was a pioneer in the United States Navy, overcoming numerous barriers, to become the first African-American master diver and master chief.


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