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Black History Month
502d ABW senior leaders discuss Black History Month, culture
February 26, 2021
— Brig. Gen. Caroline M. Miller, 502d Air Base Wing and Joint Base San Antonio commander, and Command Chief Master Sgt. Wendell Snider discussed Black History Month and the culture at JBSA during their Tough Conversation discussion Feb. 23 at JBSA-Fort Sam Houston...
Duncan Field, Kelly’s ties to Tuskegee Airmen’s 49+1
February 19, 2021
— When most people think of the Tuskegee Airmen, they remember the pilots and the P-51 Mustang fighter aircraft with the red tails they flew. However, many people were not aware of the Tuskegee Airmen’s civilian force, who worked in the background and contributed to the now-famous Red Tails’ success. This group of men and one woman, who are also considered Tuskegee Airmen because of their contribution to the legacy of the “Original Tuskegee Airmen,” began at San Antonio’s Duncan Army Airfield. ...
COMMENTARY: Black History Month, A reflection of African-American History
February 18, 2021
— February, as Black History Month, is a time to reflect on the contributions of African-Americans to our country. Though no single article can adequately cover African-American history justly, there are few areas that can rival the vast participation of African-Americans in war...
Black History Month -- The Kitchen Table: Reflections on the past, visions for the future
February 3, 2021
— The U.S. Air Force joins the millions of Americans celebrating Black History Month 2021 by honoring the history of African Americans in the military and considering ways to move forward in unity for the future...
Black History Month: The story of the only regiment commanded entirely by black officers during World War I
February 2, 2021
— The 370th Infantry Regiment, 93rd Infantry Division, is one of few African-American regiments that served in combat in World War I and notably was the only regiment commanded entirely by black officers...
JBSA celebrates Black History Month
January 29, 2021
— Black History Month is held throughout February and members of Joint Base San Antonio are encouraged to celebrate...
BAMC Black History Month celebration honors the past to help secure the future
March 5, 2020
— Brooke Army Medical Center held an observance Feb. 25 in honor of Black History Month. This year’s theme is “Honoring the Past, Securing the Future.”...
Commentary: The circumstances of your past are not your future
February 26, 2020
— Self-fulfilling prophecy is a process through which an originally false expectation leads to its own confirmation. Unfortunately, this happens too often to our youth. They become branded with titles and labels and are demonized when those negative expectations come to fruition...
JBSA-Lackland celebrates Black History Month
January 31, 2020
— The African-American Heritage Committee initiated the start of Black History Month in a ceremony filled with history, fashion, poems, jazz and soul food at Arnold Hall at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland Jan. 28...
Air Force remembers Tuskegee Airmen contributions in honor of Black History Month
January 30, 2020
— Contributions of the Tuskegee Airmen during World War II helped pave the way for future Airmen...
BAMC Black History Month observance celebrates cultural diversity
February 27, 2019
— Brooke Army Medical Center celebrated Black History Month Feb. 20 with a cultural observance in the hospital’s Medical Mall at Joint Base San Antonio-Fort Sam Houston. The theme for this year’s observance was “Black Migrations.”...
BAMC Black History Month event highlights African Americans in times of war
March 2, 2018
— Brooke Army Medical Center held a Black History Month event Feb. 22 to highlight the contributions of African Americans in times of war, which was the theme of this year’s celebration...
From coal miner’s son to wing commander: African-American Airman led the way
February 28, 2018
— In August 1967, Harold Beatty joined the Air Force in Knoxville, Tennessee, and over the next 35 years he made his way from airman basic to colonel, earning his bachelor’s and master’s degrees along the way. ...
5th Recruiting Brigade hosts Black History Month observance
February 27, 2018
— The U.S. Army 5th Recruiting Brigade hosted the annual Joint Base San Antonio-Fort Sam Houston Black History Month Observance at the installation theater Feb. 23 with Maj. Gen. Patrick D. Sargent as guest speaker. Sargent is the deputy commanding general for operations, U.S. Army Medical Command, and the 18th Chief of the U.S. Army Medical Service Corps...
BAMC celebrates Black History Month
February 23, 2017
— Brooke Army Medical Center held a Black History Month observance Feb. 21 in the Medical Mall...
JBSA recognizes African American History Month
February 1, 2017
— In recognition of African American History Month, Joint Base San Antonio is slated to hold an event from 11 a.m. to noon Feb. 15 at the Blesse Auditorium, building 2841, at JBSA-Fort Sam Houston. The...
JBSA-Fort Sam Houston commemorates Black History Month
February 19, 2016
— Brooke Army Medical Center hosted the Joint Base SanAntonio-Fort Sam Houston Black History Month commemoration Feb. 10 at the FortSam Houston Theater. This year’s theme was, “Hollowed Grounds: Sites...