Coast Guard Academy to honor first bl...

Coast Guard Academy to honor first black grad

There are 1 comment on the News Times story from Mar 30, 2012, titled Coast Guard Academy to honor first black grad. In it, News Times reports that:

This 1970 black and white photo provided by the U.S. Coast Guard Academy in New London, Conn., shows Merle Smith, right, the first African-American graduate of the academy, receiving the Bronze Star for his service in Vietnam as a patrol boat commander from Vice Adm.

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