In the early 1950s, Martha Bellamy became the first African-American woman from Lafayette, Ga., to join the U.S. Army. In July, the 94-year-old St. Petersburg resident shared the story of her military service during a special event entitled Breaking Barriers: Forging Paths at Veterans Funeral Care military museum in Clearwater. Learn how our Empath Honors team celebrated Martha’s unique and noteworthy career in this Weekly Challenger article.

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