First African American General in the South Carolina Air National Guard.
South Carolina Adjutant General, Maj. Gen. Robert E. Livingston, Jr., administers the oath of office to newly promoted Brig. Gen. Calvin H. Elam, at 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)
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