Ivil Rights Movement and Marine Force Recon in Vietnam
What were race-relations like in the all-volunteer Marine Force Reconnaissance? Compare and contrast the typical experience that an African American NCO would experience in both an Infantry and Force Recon Company. Was this experience different from his Army counterpart? What, if any, policy, doctrine, or training made this experience unique? Name one African American Force Recon Marine, and give an example of how he worked to promote equality while accomplishing his duty and mission. What, if any, lessons were learned that the Corps later adapted?