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Black History

Absorbing advice: Gen. Spencer's path to four stars

Gen. Larry Spencer (Ret.), who went from one stripe to four stars, collected mentors all around him…

Honorary Tuskegee Airman Deborah Lee James speaks to the power of diversity

Former Air Force Secretary Deborah Lee James, along with Legendary Tuskegee Airman Col. Charles McGe…

African-American heroes are a part of a vanishing World War I legacy

Carol Moseley Braun on how a century-old conflict helped launch a civil rights movement

Chuck Hagel on how a courageous man in Vietnam helped break racial barriers

The former Secretary of Defense tells Military Times about an African-American man who broke down ra…

Q-and-A: Colin Powell on Vietnam service, Iraq and Afghanistan, and Black History Month

A retired four-star reflects on service in and out of uniform.

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Black WWII veteran receives long-overdue medals

A World War II veteran who is the last-known living Buffalo-area resident to have served in a segreg…

African-American heroes are a part of a vanishing World War I legacy

Carol Moseley Braun on how a century-old conflict helped launch a civil rights movement

March to equality: A. Philip Randolph and the desegregation of the military

One man's path from jailed union organizer to civil rights icon -- and how it helped end Jim Crow in…

Q-and-A: Colin Powell on Vietnam service, Iraq and Afghanistan, and Black History Month

A retired four-star reflects on service in and out of uniform.

Navy: New destroyer to be commissioned in South Carolina

One of the U.S. Navy's newest warships is going to be commissioned in Charleston, South Carolina, ho…

How Harriet Tubman's military service added up to $20 — a month

Her experience during the Civil War is a bona fide part of her legacy.

Military Times launches Black Military History Month

In the spirit of our nation’s Black History Month, Military Times is declaring Black Military Histor…