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Original Montford Point Marines

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Original Montford Point Marines

Background Information

Employment History

The HistoryMakers

Affiliations

National Historian
MPMA

Member
Montford Point Marine Association Inc

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LtCol (Ret) Joseph ...

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LtCol (Ret) Joseph Carpenter

Original Montford Point Marines


Joseph Carpenter, member of ...

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Joseph Carpenter, member of the Montford Point Marines, with wife, Ann Carpenter.

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Joseph Carpenter and Melvin Clarke don't consider themselves trailblazers.
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Carpenter and Clarke are among the "Montford Point Marines" who broke the color barrier that existed in the Marine Corps more than six decades ago.
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Carpenter and Clarke were among the 20,000 African Americans went through basic training there between 1942 and 1949.
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"We were subject to be drafted," said Carpenter.
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"When I got to Montford Point for boot camp, they immediately took me aside and put me in the company office as a clerk typist," Carpenter explained. He was put in charge of a group of African American Marines that was travelling to Montford Point for basic training. Carpenter recalled the train ride from Washington, D.C. to North Carolina.
"Once we got to D.C., all the African Americans had to move to the car right behind the coal car," he said.
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Carpenter and Clarke said the African American drill instructors that greeted them at Montford Point were tougher on them than white drill instructors because they wanted them to succeed and earn the title of Marine.
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"They were horrible," said Carpenter, who lives in Maryland.


Makers | The HistoryMakers

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Joseph Carpenter


Joseph Carpenter, member of ...

www.montfordpointmarines.com [cached]

Joseph Carpenter, member of the Montford Point Marines, with wife, Ann Carpenter.

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Joseph Carpenter and Melvin Clarke don't consider themselves trailblazers.
...
Carpenter and Clarke are among the "Montford Point Marines" who broke the color barrier that existed in the Marine Corps more than six decades ago.
...
Carpenter and Clarke were among the 20,000 African Americans went through basic training there between 1942 and 1949.
...
"We were subject to be drafted," said Carpenter.
...
"When I got to Montford Point for boot camp, they immediately took me aside and put me in the company office as a clerk typist," Carpenter explained. He was put in charge of a group of African American Marines that was travelling to Montford Point for basic training. Carpenter recalled the train ride from Washington, D.C. to North Carolina.
"Once we got to D.C., all the African Americans had to move to the car right behind the coal car," he said.
...
Carpenter and Clarke said the African American drill instructors that greeted them at Montford Point were tougher on them than white drill instructors because they wanted them to succeed and earn the title of Marine.
...
"They were horrible," said Carpenter, who lives in Maryland.


Roundtree, died suddenly

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Pointer and retired Lieutenant Colonel Joseph Carpenter, as well as a dozen Original Montford Pointers from our

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