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Frank Petersen, first African-American Marine aviator, dies

Pioneer. Warrior. Role model. Those are just some of the accolades given to Frank Petersen, the first African-American Marine aviator, who died this week at 83. Petersen, who served for 38 years, was “a stellar leader,” the Marine Corps said Wednesday in announcing his death. Details about how or where he died were not available, Read More…