On September 1, 1977, Bobby C. Wilks became the first African American in the Coast Guard to reach the rank of captain. He was also the first African American Coast Guard aviator. He later became the first African American to command a Coast Guard air station. #TodayInBlackHistory
Howard P. Perry was the first African American to enlist in the U.S. Marine Corps in 1942
Azie Taylor Morton the first and only African American to serve as U.S. Treasury.
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Charity Adams, le premier Africain officier américain en Corps auxiliaire féminin de l'Armée en 1942. Elle a servi dans l'armée pendant quatre ans et a occupé le grade de lieutenant-colonel au moment de sa libération du service actif.