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NEWS | May 12, 2021

JBSA celebrates Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month in May

By Maria F. Rodriguez Affirmative Employment Program

In observance of Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month, or AAPIHM, May 1-31, Joint Base San Antonio is providing a virtual presentation to include the AAPIHM poster and slide presentation.           

The Federal Asian Pacific American Council, or FAPAC, has identified this year’s theme for Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month as "Advancing Leaders Through Purpose-Driven Service." This observance celebrates the service and sacrifices of Asian/Pacific Islanders throughout the United States.   

n celebration of AAPIHM, JBSA will display AAPIHM posters across its installations at libraries, as well as in the Military and Family Readiness Center at JBSA-Fort Sam Houston and at the commissaries at JBSA-Randolph and JBSA-Lackland.  

Visitors to these locations are encouraged to follow COVID-19 health and safety measures, including practicing physical distancing. 

For more information, contact the Civilian Personnel Section at 210-221-1408 or usaf.jbsa.502-abw.mbx.jbsa-fsh-cps@mail.mil.