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First African American General in the South Carolina Air National Guard.

Newly promoted Brig. Gen. Calvin H. Elam makes his remarks during a ceremony at McEntire Joint National Guard Base on January 13, 2013. Elam becomes the South Carolina Air National Guard's first black general officer. Elam has served as the Assistant Adjutant General for Air for the South Carolina National Guard since January 2012. As a civilian, he is Chief Executive Officer for Elam Financial Group. (National Guard photo by Staff Sgt. Jorge Intriago/Released)

PHOTO BY: Staff Sgt. Jorge IntriagoReleased
VIRIN: 130113-Z-XH297-022.JPG
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