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U.S. Marine Corps MAJ. GEN., retired, Charles Bolden, Jr. (right) spends time with U.S. Army MASTER SGT. Pagan along with other soldiers of the U.S. Southern Command (USSOUTHCOM) during African American history month. GEN. Bolden's many accomplishments include being the first African American Marine to serve as a Space Shuttle pilot and commander for NASA, he flew four missions aboard the space shuttles Columbia, Discovery and Atlantis. He also assisted in deploying the Hubble Space Telescope and was a U.S. Navy aviator with more than 100 combat missions in South Asia. General Bolden also served as Deputy Commandant of Midshipmen at the U. S. Naval Academy. (U.S. Army PHOTO by Chris...

U.S. Marine Corps MAJ. GEN., retired, Charles Bolden, Jr. (right) spends time with U.S. Army MASTER SGT. Pagan along with other soldiers of the U.S. Southern Command (USSOUTHCOM) during African American history month. GEN. Bolden's many accomplishments include being the first African American Marine to serve as a Space Shuttle pilot and commander for NASA, he flew four missions aboard the space shuttles Columbia, Discovery and Atlantis. He also assisted in deploying the Hubble Space Telescope and was a U.S. Navy aviator with more than 100 combat missions in South Asia. General Bolden also served as Deputy Commandant of Midshipmen at the U. S. Naval Academy. (U.S. Army PHOTO by Chris...

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[Complete] Scene Caption: U.S. Marine Corps MAJ. GEN., retired, Charles Bolden, Jr. (right) spends time with U.S. Army MASTER SGT. Pagan along with other soldiers of the U.S. Southern Command (USSOUTHCOM) during African American history month. GEN. Bolden's many accomplishments include being the first African American Marine to serve as a Space Shuttle pilot and commander for NASA, he flew four missions aboard the space shuttles Columbia, Discovery and Atlantis. He also assisted in deploying the Hubble Space Telescope and was a U.S. Navy aviator with more than 100 combat missions in South Asia. General Bolden also served as Deputy Commandant of Midshipmen at the U. S. Naval Academy. (U.S. Army PHOTO by Chris Allison) (Released)

State: South Carolina (SC)

Country: United States Of America (USA)

Scene Major Command Shown: SOUTHEAST

Scene Camera Operator: SPC Chris Allison, USA

Release Status: Released to Public
Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

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09/02/2004
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The U.S. National Archives
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