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58 years ago, James Meredith broke the color barrier at Ole Miss. Here’s how the Air Force and Army shaped that battle
“I knew then that I had to leave the Air Force, come back to Mississippi, and go to war.”
On July 2, 1937, approval was granted for 24-hour guarding of the tomb — even in situations of hazardous weather conditions. The change came following efforts from the American Legion for nonstop oversight.
O'Neill would only play one game in the big leagues before eventually sacrificing all on Iwo Jima.
By Jon Simkins