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OVA Remembers One of Our Own: Wesley A. Brown

Friday, May 25, 2012

OVA Remembers One of Our Own: Wesley A. Brown

Mr. Brown was the first black graduate of the US Naval Academy.

Wesley A. BrownWesley A. Brown, a retired Navy lieutenant commander who endured intense racial hazing to become the first black graduate of the United States Naval Academy, died Tuesday in Silver Spring, Maryland. He was 85.

See the Washington Post article.

LTC Brown was also featured in OVA's Veterans Profiles.