My dad.... Robert Leroy Harding, an original Montford Point, Marine

My dad.... Robert Leroy Harding, an original Montford Point, Marine

The Congressional Gold Medal presented to my father by a White House Representative on behalf of President Barack Obama, 2013

Click medal to view Archie Snowden's Community Documentary piece for FiOS1 News

The Congressional Gold Medal presented to my father by a White House Representative on behalf of President Barack Obama, 2013

Click medal to view Archie Snowden's Community Documentary piece for FiOS1 News

Dad was Grand Marshall of the Memorial Day Parade, 2013 with County Legislator Kevan Abrahams and Councilwoman Dorothy Goosby

Dad was Grand Marshall of the Memorial Day Parade, 2013 with County Legislator Kevan Abrahams and Councilwoman Dorothy Goosby

Dad and Councilwoman Dorothy Goosby  with the kids and grand's

Dad and Councilwoman Dorothy Goosby with the kids and grand's

Dad leading the parade

Dad leading the parade

With granddaughter Army Specialist Brittney Mckenzie during the Gold Medal Ceremony

With granddaughter Army Specialist Brittney Mckenzie during the Gold Medal Ceremony

The reading of President Obama's Proclamation

The reading of President Obama's Proclamation