Montford Point Marine to receive San Antonio burial

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by KENS 5 Staff

kens5.com

Posted on February 28, 2013 at 7:40 PM

Updated Thursday, Feb 28 at 7:41 PM

A World War II hero has died following a battle with cancer.

Calvin Curtis was a member of the Montford Point Marine Unit, a group of African American soldiers who served during World War II.

His unit recently received the Congressional Gold Medal.

Curtis' funeral services will be held in San Antonio next week.

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