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TEDxGettysburgCollege - Colonel Stephanie Smith - Montford Point

Colonel Stephanie Smith discusses the Montford Point Marines in World War II, and their contribution to racial integration in America.Colonel Smith is a graduate of Bates College and the University of Maryland School of Law. She is a lawyer by Military Occupational Specialty and has served in traditional legal billets. Her expertise is International and Operational Law, and she received a LLM in International and Operational Law from the Army Judge Advocate General Legal Center and School in May 2003. Colonel Smith has spent the majority of her career in the Fleet Marine Force serving as an operational law advisor for the 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit (Special Operations Capable), I MEF and III MEF, 3rd Marine Division, and the Marine Forces Command in Norfolk, VA. She is one of eleven children and the daughter of an original Montford Point Marine.About TEDx, x = independently organized eventIn the spirit of ideas worth spreading, TEDx is a program of local, self-organized events that bring people together to share a TED-like experience. At a TEDx event, TEDTalks video and live speakers combine to spark deep discussion and connection in a small group. These local, self-organized events are branded TEDx, where x = independently organized TED event. The TED Conference provides general guidance for the TEDx program, but individual TEDx events are self-organized.* (*Subject to certain rules and regulations)
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