On this Day: Benjamin O. Davis Jr.

Benjamin Oliver Davis Jr become the first African-American general officer in the United States Air Force.   Benjamin Oliver Davis Jr. (December 18, 1912 – July 4, 2002) was an American United States Air Force general and commander of the World War II Tuskegee Airmen. He was the first African-American general officer in the United States Air Force. On December 9, 1998, he was advanced … Continue reading On this Day: Benjamin O. Davis Jr.