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Marine engineer

Gregory Anthony Black, American marine engineer. Deep Sea Diving and Salvage Officer, Naval Handler and Surface War. co-founder, president National Association for the Advancement of Colored People Youth Chapter, Owensboro, 1975, Hawaii Professional Association, Honolulu, 1985. Served with United States Navy, since 1979. United States Institute, National Naval Officers Association, Evansville Armed Forces Council.

Background

Black, Gregory Anthony was born on December 14, 1955 in Owensboro, K.Y. Son of Charles Edward and Florence Sylivia (Liggins) Black.

Education

Student, Kentucky Wesylan College, Owensboro, 1975. Bachelor in Communications, Eastern K.Y. University, Richmond, 1978.

Career

Officer candidate Officer Candidate School, Newport, Rhode Island, 1979-1980. Navy diving candidate Navy Diving Training Center, Panama City, Florida, 1980-1981. Weapons, deck officer United States Ship Coronado, Bahrain, 1981-1982.

Diving officer United States Ship Reclaimer, Pearl Harbor, operations, security officer, 1983-1984. Executive officer Mobile Diving Unit One, 1984-1985. Commanding officer Naval Reserve Center, Evansville, Indiana, since 1985.

Advisory Evansville Armed Forces Council, since 1985.

Achievements

  • Deep Sea Diving and Salvage Officer, Naval Handler and Surface War.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Writer: Black Performances, 1985.

Religion

The bread and cup during Holy Communion symbolizes the broken body and shed blood of Christ that he offered for people the same way as he did for the disciples on the eve of his crucifixion.

Politics

The Church is after all a movement which sought to inject passion, direction and purpose into the spiritual lives of the people.

Views

The supportive small group inside the Church is the most powerful tool for people to feel that they belong and to learn and grow.

Membership

Co-founder, president National Association for the Advancement of Colored People Youth Chapter, Owensboro, 1975, Hawaii Professional Association, Honolulu, 1985. Served with United States Navy, since 1979. United States Institute, National Naval Officers Association, Evansville Armed Forces Council.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Swimming, bodybuilding and freelance writing.

Connections

Married Denice Elaine Carter, July 15, 1976. (divorced May, 1981). 1 child: Brandon Anthony.

Married Eurana Elaine George, July 4, 1987.

father:
Charles Edward Black

mother:
Florence Sylivia (Liggins) Black

spouses:
Denice Elaine Carter

Eurana Elaine George