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Amos seeks award for first black Marines

By Julie Watson - The Associated Press
Posted : Tuesday Aug 2, 2011 21:51:48 EDT

SAN DIEGO — The top leader of the Marine Corps said Tuesday that he wants the first black members of the Marines to be awarded the Congressional Gold Medal and hopes their story will inspire more black men and women to join the Corps and rise through its ranks.

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