Ky. marines honored in nation's capital

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by WHAS11

WHAS11.com

Posted on June 27, 2012 at 11:06 AM

(WHAS11) -- The original Montford Point Marines are being honored in Washington, D.C. Wednesday including several from Kentucky. They will receive the congressional gold medal.

The Montford Point Marines were among the first African Americans to join the Marine Corps back in the 1940's.

Their ceremony will be aired on C-SPAN at 3 p.m.
 

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