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From Tuskegee Airman To First Black Four-Star Gen. Daniel "Chappie" James Jr.
After he pinned on his fourth star, Air Force Gen. Daniel James Jr. summed up his thoughts on his years of military service: "I've fought in three wars, and three more wouldn't be too many to defend my country. I love America, and as she has weaknesses or ills, I'll hold her hand."
The first African-American service member to reach the rank of full general, "Chappie" James at the time of his promotion in 1975 was also
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