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The first black female Marine enlisted in the Marine Corps in 1948, during the World War II era. 
Today, less than three percent of the Marine Corps is comprised of black females. Sgt. Maj. KeCia Jordan, the sergeant major of Marine Corps Air Station Beaufort, is showing that she is more than a statistic; she is a part of Marine Corps history.
150215-M-SK244-002.JPG Photo By: Pfc. Samantha Torres

Feb 20, 2015
Beaufort, South Carolina - The first black female Marine enlisted in the Marine Corps in 1948, during the World War II era. Today, less than three percent of the Marine Corps is comprised of black females. Sgt. Maj. KeCia Jordan, the sergeant major of Marine Corps Air Station Beaufort, is showing that she is more than a statistic; she is a part of Marine Corps history.


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