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Aircraft carrier named for Pearl Harbor hero Doris Miller

Jan 21, 2020 5:05:00 AM - staradvertiser.com
The Navy on Martin Luther King Jr. Day named an aircraft carrier for the first time for an African American, and for the first time for an enlisted sailor, in bestowing the honor on Ship’s Cook 3rd Class Doris Miller, who overcame segregated roles and seized the initiative to became a hero when he fired back at attacking Japanese planes on Dec. 7, 1941.

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