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Indiana Guard promotes 1st black brigadier general

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An historical moment for the Indiana National Guard happened Saturday. Colonel Wayne Black was promoted to the rank of  brigadier general at the Indiana War Memorial in Indianapolis. Black is the first African American General in the Indiana National Guard.

Black has 30 years experience with the guard.

Black said, "I am proud and honored to earn the rank of general," He added, "I hope to assist and encourage other minorities and all of the Indiana National Guard soldiers and airmen."

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