God Bless you Augustus Prince. Thank you for your WWII Service. Salute!
Today’s #VeteranOfTheDay is Navy Veteran Augustus Prince. Augustus served during World War II.
Augustus grew up with his mother and two siblings in Philadelphia. As a single parent, Augustus’ mother always stressed discipline, honesty, and education. After graduating high school, Augustus worked in a ship yard to earn money for college.
Then, in 1944 Augustus joined the Navy. Having been interested in math and science as a boy, he pursued radar school. In radar school, Augustus was top of his class. He became the first black Radarman in the Navy.