A United States Navy color guard carefully handles the American flag at the flag-raising ceremony at Joint Expeditionary Base Little Creek-Fort Story, Virginia, April 1, 2019, in honor of Master Chief Carl Brashear, who became the first African-American to attend and graduate from the U.S. Navy Diving & Salvage training school.  The site of the Official US Navy Chief Petty Officers Club is dedicated as a memorial to Brashear - the first African-American U.S. Navy diver - in honor of his strength, courage, determination, and the power of a can-do attitude and spirit.
190401-A-UW781-049.JPG Photo By: Sgt. 1st Class Elizabeth Breckenkamp

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JOINT EXPEDITIONARY BASE LITTLE CREEK-FORT STORY, Va. - A United States Navy color guard carefully handles the American flag at the flag-raising ceremony at Joint Expeditionary Base Little Creek-Fort Story, Virginia, April 1, 2019, in honor of Master Chief Carl Brashear, who became the first African-American to attend and graduate from the U.S. Navy Diving & Salvage training school. The site of the Official US Navy Chief Petty Officers Club is dedicated as a memorial to Brashear - the first African-American U.S. Navy diver - in honor of his strength, courage, determination, and the power of a can-do attitude and spirit.


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