CAPE MAY, N.J - A Coast Guard recruit at Training Center Cape May does pushups during incentive training July 31, 2012. Incentive training is not only a tool for correcting misconduct and negative behavior, but it also prepares the recruits for their physical fitness assessment. Coast Guard photo by Chief Warrant Officer Donnie Brzuska.
October 16, 1940 Benjamin Oliver Davis Sr., commander of Harlem’s 369th Coast Artillery (National Guard), was named the first Black General in the U.S. Army. Davis commanded a brigade artillery unit based at Fort Riley, KS.