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Gordon Coleman was born in Oakland, California, in 1931 to a relatively well-established African-American family. He was educated at the University of California, Berkeley, where he participated in the ROTC. He then served in the army in Korea and subsequently, as a reservist, at the Oakland Army Base (OAB). Coleman rose to the position of Commandant of the Army Reserve School at the OAB in 1979.

Keywords: Core Base Functions: Military objectives and tasks;
City within a City: Community and cultural life; Governance and Order; Housing, health, and well-being; Military and social hierarchies;
Community Impact: Public order and policing; Politics and protest

 


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