Lt Gen Chappie James visits DARB in 1975

Lt. Gen. Daniel “Chappie” James, Jr. is greeted during his Aug. 1975 visit to Atlanta by Brig. Gen. Cecil T. Jenkins, Dobbins Air Reserve Base commander, and a group of admirers. From left are Ralph l. Bowers, Equal Employment Opportunity career development officer, Alonzo Looney, EEO chief counselor, General James, General Jenkins and two of Dobbins’ top recruiters, Master Sgt. Ed Dyer and Senior Master Sgt. Jim Knight. General James was enroute to attend the National Urban League Convention. With his new assignment as Commander in Chief, North American Air Defense Command, James will be the first black officer to attain four-star rank. (Courtesy photo) Contributed by Tech Sgt. Jason Paseur, 94th Airlift Wing Historian Office

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