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U.S. Marine Corps Brig Gen. Matthew G. Glavy speaks during a ceremony at Marine Corps Air Station Cherry Point, N.C.
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CHERRY POINT, N.C. (Nov. 9, 2016) U.S. Marine Corps Brig Gen. Matthew G. Glavy speaks during a ceremony at Marine Corps Air Station Cherry Point, N.C. During the ceremony, Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus announced that the Arleigh Burke-class destroyer, DDG 121, will be named the USS Frank E. Petersen Jr., in honor of the Marine Corps lieutenant general who was the first African-American Marine Corps aviator and the first African-American Marine Corps general officer. Mabus also awarded MCAS Cherry Point with a certificate of achievement for its Blue level of achievement in the Fiscal Year 2016 SecNav Energy and Water Management Awards, for a well-rounded energy or water program. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Jered T. Stone/Released)

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