We want to recognize and celebrate Ensign Jesse Brown, the first African American to complete U.S. Navy flight training. He was also the first African American naval aviator to be killed in combat. Ensign Brown was awarded the Distinguished Flying Cross for his heroism during the Korean War.
To read more about Ensign Jesse L. Brown and other U. S. Navy trailblazers please visit the link below.
📷: Naval History and Heritage Command