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U.S. Marine Corps 2nd Lt. Olaolu Ogunyemi wears the dress blue uniform for the first time in front of his alma mater, Grambling State University, in Grambling, La., Dec. 13, 2012. Ogunyemi, the first Marine Corps officer commissioned from Grambling State University in more than three decades, graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Information Systems Dec. 14, 2012. He joins a distinguished heritage of African-American officers started by Frederick C. Branch, the Marine Corps’ first black officer. (DoD photo by Sgt. Scott Schmidt, U.S. Marine Corps/Released)

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Taken on December 13, 2012