Jun 15 2013
10:30 AM | June 15, 2013 | Shiloh Baptist Church
WILMINGTON – On Saturday, June 15, 2013, U.S. Sen. Tom Carper will present the Congressional Gold Medal to the family of Mr. Odell Lee, a Montford Point Marine. Lee was a member of the Montford Point Marine Association, a non-profit military veterans organization, founded to memorialize the legacy of the first African Americans to serve in the United States Marine Corps. The first African American Marines were trained at Camp Montford Point, in Jacksonville, North Carolina, from 1942 to 1949.
U.S. Sen. Tom Carper
Family members of the deceased Mr. Lee
Representatives of the U.S. Marine Corps
Congressional Gold Medal Presentation
Saturday, June 15, 2013, 10:30 a.m. - 11:45 a.m.
Shiloh Baptist Church, 215 West 23rd Street, Wilmington, DE