Men Of Honor Overview

Spanning from the 1940's to the 1960's the film chronicles the inspirational, true-life exploits of Carl Brashear (Gooding), who became the Navy's first African-American Master Diver. Brashear runs into formidable opposition in Billy Sunday (DeNiro), a rebellious senior officer and master diver who ultimately helps Brashear overcome a crippling injury, and fight racism and bureaucracy, to make military history.