African Americans in the Military (A To Z of African by Catherine Reef

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I don’t have any idea. ” In 1992, as NASA dealt with budget cutbacks and a tarnished public image resulting from allegations of mismanagement and lingering memories of the Challenger explosion, the agency’s new director, Daniel Goldin, appointed Bolden assistant deputy administrator of NASA. , Bolden evaluated efficiency within the agency and reported to Congress. S. and Russian crew aboard the Discovery. S. Naval Academy. In 1995, he was appointed assistant wing commander of the 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing, stationed at Miramar, California.

The atomic bombs dropped on Japan in August 1945 ended the war, and the invasion never took place. Barnes returned to the United States and was discharged at Great Lakes in early 1946. , where they would raise a son and two daughters. Samuel Barnes became a physical education instructor and coach at Howard University. He received a doctorate in athletic administration from Ohio State University in 1956 and was promoted to athletic director and chairman of the Becton, Julius Wesley, Jr. Physical Education Department at Howard.

Air Force Base at Bordeaux, France, and was chief of the Air Force Latin American Postal Service. Stationed in Paris, he was chief of protocol for the French Liaison Office of Supreme Headquarters Allied Powers Europe (SHAPE). This international military organization protects the security and territorial integrity of NATO member nations in Europe. Archer also served as executive officer of the 36th Division of the North American Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD). S. and Canadian military forces participate in NORAD to monitor manmade objects in space and warn of attack against North America by aircraft, spacecraft, or missiles.

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