NAACP 98th Annual Convention, 7-12 July, Detroit, Mich.

By Tara Clements, USAACJuly 13, 2007

Sgt. 1st Class Michael Steele, a local Detroit recruiter spends time with convention attendants at the Army exhibit.
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Sgt. 1st Class Christy Pope, U.S. Army Accessions Command and Sgt. 1st Class Michael Steele, Dearborn Recruiting Company talk to students about the Army.
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Capt. Andre Bellamy, USAREC Dearborn Company Commander, meets Julian Bond, Chairman, NAACP during the NAACP National Convention in Detriot, Mich.
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Fred Whitfield Army sponsored World Champion Roper, at the NAACP Convention signing autographs for young fans visiting the Army exhibit booth.
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Maj. Lisa M. Bellamy, Recruiting Operations Officer University of Michigan, talks about the benefits of ROTC at the Army booth with NAACP exhibit visitors.
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Sgt. 1st Class Derryc A. Jarman with NAACP interim President Dennis Courtland Hayes at the Presidents Reception.
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Maj. Gen. John R. Hawkins, III recieves the Roy Wilkins Award during the Armed Services & Veteran Affairs Dinner at the NAACP Convention in Detroit, Mich. on Wednesday.
7 / 11 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Maj. Gen. John R. Hawkins, III recieves the Roy Wilkins Award during the Armed Services & Veteran Affairs Dinner at the NAACP Convention in Detroit, Mich. on Wednesday. (Photo Credit: Photo: Roy May (for USAAC)) VIEW ORIGINAL
From Left: Maj. (ret.) Patricia Overton, Capt. Anton Bellamy, Michael Chertoff, Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security, Lt. Col. Lance Hilton and Maj. Lisa Bellamy at the annual NAACP Armed Services & Veterans Affairs Dinner.
8 / 11 Show Caption + Hide Caption – From Left: Maj. (ret.) Patricia Overton, Capt. Anton Bellamy, Michael Chertoff, Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security, Lt. Col. Lance Hilton and Maj. Lisa Bellamy at the annual NAACP Armed Services & Veterans Affairs Dinner. (Photo Credit: Photo: Roy Mays (for USAAC)) VIEW ORIGINAL
The U.S. Army Co-Sponsored the NAACP Roy Wilkins Leadership Luncheon, as the young guests arrived Command Sgt. Maj. Hershel L. Turner, U.S. Army Cadet Command, greets the attendees.
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Maj. Lisa M. Bellamy Recruiting Operations Officer and Maj. Clifford F. Buttram, Jr. Army officer Education Program, from University of Michighan, with NAACP Youth and College division students.
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Col. Anthony Reyes spends his afternoon at the NAACP Roy Wilkins Youth Leadership Luncheon, talking to students from across the nation visiting the NAACP Convention. The U.S. Army was a Co-Sponsor of the Luncheon, hosting 500 students.
11 / 11 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Col. Anthony Reyes spends his afternoon at the NAACP Roy Wilkins Youth Leadership Luncheon, talking to students from across the nation visiting the NAACP Convention. The U.S. Army was a Co-Sponsor of the Luncheon, hosting 500 students. (Photo Credit: Roy May (for USAAC)) VIEW ORIGINAL