Vice Admiral Samuel L. Gravely Jr.
Today we celebrate Vice Admiral Samuel L. Gravely Jr. Vice Admiral Gravely was the first African-American to command a combatant ship and to be promoted to flag rank. We encourage you to go to https://www.history.navy.mil/research/histories/biographies-list/bios-g/gravely-samuel-l.html to learn more about Vice Admiral Gravely's distinguished naval career!
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📷: Naval History and Heritage Command