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      Congresswoman Terri Sewell to Present Gold Medal

      U.S. Rep. Terri Sewell

      ?{}BIRMINGHAM, AL -On Monday July 7th, Congresswoman Terri A. Sewell (D-AL)

      will present

      t the Congressional Gold Medal to World War II Veteran James Carrington for his

      distinguished service with the Montford Point Marines, America's first group of African-

      Americans to serve in the United States Marine Corps.

      "It is indeed a privilege to present this deserving honor to Mr. Carrington for his bravery and

      courage as a trailblazer in the United States Marine Corps," Rep. Sewell said. "We must never

      forget the sacrifices of those that have paved the way for myself and many others."