Mr. Gorham L. Black, III, is retired from a broad range of military and civilian occupations spanning fifty years. Mr. Black was born on 25 January 1943 at Fort Devens, Massachusetts. He graduated from Poitiers American High School, Poitiers, France. He then graduated from Howard University, Washington DC, as a Distinguished Military Graduate and was commissioned as Second Lieutenant of Infantry, United States Army, in June 1963, with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in History. He received a Master of Arts Degree in International Relations from Syracuse University
in 1971. Mr. Black is a 1984 graduate of the National War College, Fort McNair, DC. During Mr. Black's military career, he attained rank of Colonel. Colonel (Retired) Black served his country in a variety of responsible command and staff positions at numerous posts throughout the United States and abroad. Colonel (Retired) Black completed his military service as the Commander of the United States Army Garrison, Fort George G. Meade, Maryland. He retired from the
United States Army on 30 June 1990. Before moving to Ocala, Florida, Mr. Black served as Director, Maryland, State Selective Service System for four years. Previously he served as a substitute teacher, only at Reservoir High School in the Howard County (MD) Public School System for seven years. Previously, Mr. Black served as the Executive Assistant to the President of Albany State University, Albany, Georgia, and the Senior Assistant to the President of Howard University, Washington DC. While at Howard University, Mr. Black also served as the Associate Vice President for Administration in the Office of the Vice President of Academic Affairs. Before entering academia, Mr. Black was the Deputy Chief Administrative Officer, Anne Arundel County, Maryland, and the Assistant Secretary for the Administrative Services, Department of Juvenile Services for the State of Maryland.

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HBL112 Black History Month Conversations