A Navy warship was commissioned May 14 carrying the name Frank E. Petersen Jr., the Marine Corps’ first Black aviator.
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The late Frank E. Petersen Jr. was the Marine Corp’s first Black aviator and officer to reach the rank of brigadier general.
Of over 140 people charged, at least 27 of them have served or are currently serving in the U.S. military — including some police officers.
The Marine Corps has removed a general based on an investigation into allegations that he used a racial slur during a training event.
The Marine Corps is investigating after a veteran claimed photos of naked female Marines were shared on social media promoting sexual violence.
A man who was caught on camera shouting at an African-American woman during a Donald Trump rally has been identified and kicked out of the Marine Corps after he posted a screenshot of himself from the footage as his Facebook cover photo.