"Beefeaters" - Tower Warders in ceremonial 'Tudor State' dress (their day uniform is 'undress blue'). The 'Ravenmaster' feeds raw meat to the resident ravens at The Tower daily, making them the 'real beefeaters'.
SILVER SATIN EVENING GOWN, 1930s Silver-pale lavender silk charmeuse bias-cut sleeveless gown, cowl neckline, open back, jeweled Deco elements on shoulder straps & at CB, floating trained back panel, labeled "NRA Code, Made Under Dress Code Authority PHB038577", B 34"-36", H 35"-38", L62"-72", (belt missing, 3 tiny tears on front, stains & grime at hem) fair. Augusta Auctions. April 9, 2014 - NYC New York City
First ever black Marine Corps pilot Frank E. Petersen Jr. dies
Lt. Gen. Frank E. Petersen Jr., the first ever black Marine Corps pilot, who fought racism to rise to the rank of three-star general, has died aged 83. Lt. General Petersen was a true trail blazer for African American's in the armed forces
Vernice Armour (born 1973) is a former Captain in the United States Marine Corps who was the first African-American female naval aviator in the Marine Corps and America's first African American female combat pilot in the United States military. She flew the AH-1W SuperCobra attack helicopter in the 2003 invasion of Iraq and eventually served two tours in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom.