Latest Army Vessel Honors Black American Hero
Photo Credit: Don Wagner
The USAV (U.S. Army Vessel) Maj. Gen. Robert Smalls was commissioned yesterday at a ceremony in Baltimore, Md. The first Army vessel to be named after an African American, the ship is operated by the Army Reserve's 203rd Transportation Detachment, and is intended to transport vehicles, equipment and personnel over long distances.
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