SC Gets First Black General

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By Rochelle Dean

(WOLO) COLUMBIA,S.C., --

Col. Calvin Elam was promoted Sunday during a ceremony at the McEntire Joint National Guard base just outside of Columbia making him the South Carolina's first black general.

Elam, a Greenwood native will now serve as the Assistant Adjutant General for the South Carolina national Guard. General Elam is also the Chief executive officer for the Elam Financial Group.

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