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."