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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.

JBSA-Lackland celebrates Black History Month
January 31, 2020
Black History Month

These intrepid African-American Soldiers broke barriers, paved the way
February 13, 2018
Facsimile of the Marquis de Lafayette's original certificate commending James Armistead Lafayette's service on behalf of the Continental Army during the American Revolutionary War, dated Nov. 21, 1784. He served as a double agent, and provided the Continental Army invaluable intelligence throughout the war.

African-American History Month: World War I World War I ‘Hell Fighters of Harlem’ proved their mettle, patriotism in combat
February 5, 2018
African American stevedores in an undated photo during World War I. African American supply and services units provided a great amount of labor for the arriving American Expeditionary Forces in France in 1917-18. They would be joined by the African American 369th Infantry Regiment, formerly the National Guard's 15th New York Infantry. The 369th arrived in France in December 1917 and initially served as a labor force to improve the port of St. Nazaire, France for follow on forces. The infantry regiment would not move on to prepare for combat operations until March 1918.