African-Americans have fought with pride, courage and dignity in every conflict this country has had, beginning with Revolutionary War.
Crispus Attucks - first person killed in the Revolutionary War.
54th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry
Immortalized in the movie Glory
1st Louisana Native Guard, 1861
Troops in the Spanish-American War, 1898
9th Calvary in the Phillippine-American War, circa 1900
World War One Troops
World War Two
The Tuskegee Airmen
the first time Black soldiers were in an integrated Army
Black Women in the Armed Forces
Article about Black women in the Military
Cathy Williams-female Buffalo Soldier
POW Shoshana Johnson
Benjamin O. Davis, Sr. - the first Black General in the Army.
Benjamin O. Davis, Jr. -the first Black General in the Air Force and the commander of the Tuskegee Airmen.
Samuel L. Gravely, Jr. - the first Black Admiral in the Navy.
Frank E. Petersen -He was the first African-American Marine Corps aviator and the first African-American Marine Corps General.
Colin Powell - first Black Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff.
ACES Museum Honoring Black and Minority Veterans of WWII and Their Families
The History Place: African-Americans in WWII