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

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Augusta was mustered out of the army on October 13, 1866. He resumed the practice of medicine, and he married Mary O. Burgoin of Baltimore. , opened its medical school, Augusta was one of the first faculty members. He remained at Howard until 1877, when he returned to private practice in the District of Columbia. He was one of the founders in 1870 of the National Medical Society of the District of Columbia, a professional organization formed because African Americans were barred from membership in the district’s existing medical society.

He would spend three months learning to operate the mechanical arm designed to move payloads such as satellites out of the shuttle’s cargo bay. He enjoyed meeting the challenges that astronaut training presented. “The job is so fantastic, you don’t need a hobby,” he said. ” Two other African Americans, Frederick D. Gregory and Ronald E. , were among the trainees. Although Bluford liked to be seen simply as one member of the team, he understood that the three African Americans were breaking new ground.

S. Cavalry. New York: F. Tennyson Neely, 1899. , Jr. S. Air Force pilot, first AfricanAmerican NASA astronaut Guion Bluford surprised high school teachers who dismissed him as a middling student by becoming an outstanding air force officer and aerospace engineer and, on the night of August 30, 1983, when the shuttle Challenger lifted off from Cape Canaveral, Florida, the first African American to represent the United States in space. , was the oldest of three brothers. , was a mechanical engineer who retired early due to epilepsy.

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