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National Montford Point Marine Association, Inc

Atlanta Chapter 5 

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WHO ARE THE MONTFORD POINT MARINES?

They are the first African-Americans to enlist in the U.S. Marine Corps after President Franklin Roosevelt issues an Executive Order establishing the Fair Employment Practices Commission in June 1941. The recruits trained at Camp Montford Point in Jacksonville, NC from August 26, 1942 until the camp was decommissioned on September 9, 1949.

The largest number of black Marines to serve in combat during WW II took part in the seizure of Okinawa, with approximately 2,000 seeing action.

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CHAPTER PRESIDENT

Johnny Higdon



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The members of Atlanta Chapter 5 are dedicated to preserving the legacy of the Original Montford Point Marines. I want to thank you for visiting our website and showing interest in our organization. Please browse through the website and social media links so you can see our various community engagement programs as well as stay abreast of any upcoming events. We are an all-volunteer non-profit Veterans organization committed to helping Veterans through community engagement projects and youth education programs and none of this would be possible without the generous support of our volunteers, partners, and corporate sponsors. Please consider joining us as we continue our efforts of serving our Veterans to ensure they get the care and recognition they so justly deserve. 

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ional Montford Point Marine Association, Inc. Atlanta Chapter 5

PO Box 7601

Marietta, GA 30065

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National Montford Point Marine Association, Inc. Atlanta Chapter 5

PO Box 7601

Marietta, GA 30065


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