Montel Williams, the first African American enlisted Marine to be selected for the Naval Academy Prep School go on to graduate the Naval Academy and be commissioned a Naval Officer, spent the rest of his 22 year military career as a special duty intelligence officer in the United States Navy before going on to start the Emmy award winning Montel Williams Show which ran for 17 seasons. Formerly a Republican, Williams is now a registered Independent. Follow him on Twitter @montel_williams and on Facebook.