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CAPT Robert “Bobby” Charles Wilks: 1931-2009

Today, funeral services were held for a historical luminary in the U.S. Coast Guard, retired Captain Robert “Bobby” Charles Wilks. Captain Wilks was a trailblazer making history as the first African American Coast Guard aviator, the first African American to reach the rank of captain in the Coast Guard and the first African American to

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