Veterans Day: Notable African-American Soldiers

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  • Tuskegee Airmen
  • Corporal Freddie Stowers
  • Staff Sergeant Clifford Chester Sims
  • General Colin Powell
  • Colonel Margaret Bailey
  • Veterans Day
  • Crispus Attucks
  • Lewis Martin
  • Nurse Susie King Taylor
  • The Union Army
  • Buffalo Soldiers

Colonel Margaret Bailey

Women like Colonel Margaret Bailey also made history serving in World War II. Colonel Bailey fought on the domestic front, working to integrate military housing, working environments and recreational facilities. She was awarded the Legion of Merit for Exceptionally Meritorious Conduct in 1971.

 (Photo: Courtesy of The United States Army)

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