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February marks African American Heritage MonthFebruary marks African American Heritage Month
February marks African American Heritage Month

HANSCOM AIR FORCE BASE, Mass. –Col. Lester A. Weilacher, 66th Air Base Group commander, signs a proclamation declaring the month of February as African American Heritage Month across the installation as members of the committee look on Jan. 23 in the Brown Building. There will be several events held throughout the month to commemorate the theme, “At the Crossroads of Freedom and Equality: The Emancipation Proclamation and the March on Washington.” (U.S. Air Force photo by Rick Berry)
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Posted: 1/30/2013

Remember! Celebrate! Act!Remember! Celebrate! Act!
Remember! Celebrate! Act!

HANSCOM AIR FORCE BASE, Mass. – Retired Air Force Lt. Col. Edward Briggs talks about the impact Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. had on him as an African-American in the military at the MLK birthday celebration at the base chapel Jan. 15. The event also featured an "I Have a Dream" speech reenactment by Timothy Martin, 66th Security Forces Squadron, and special music performance by the United Voices of New England. (U.S. Air Force photo by Rick Berry)
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Posted: 1/23/2013

Remember! Celebrate! Act!Remember! Celebrate! Act!
Remember! Celebrate! Act!

HANSCOM AIR FORCE BASE, Mass. – Attendees listen as Angelena Kyles (front) and other members of the acappella choir United Voices of New England, perform at the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. birthday celebration at the base chapel Jan. 15. This year’s MLK observance focused on the theme “Remember! Celebrate! Act! A Mission Still to Fulfill.” (U.S. Air Force photo by Rick Berry)
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Posted: 1/23/2013

Passing on culture and heritagePassing on culture and heritage
Passing on culture and heritage

HANSCOM AIR FORCE BASE, Mass. - Richard SoaringOwl plays original music on his flute at the Native American Heritage Month luncheon at the Minuteman Commons Nov. 29. He told the attendees of his Native American journey and the importance of passing on what he learned about the culture and heritage. (U.S. Air Force photo by Rick Berry)
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Posted: 12/5/2012

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Proclamation signing

HANSCOM AIR FORCE BASE, Mass. -- Col. Lester A. Weilacher, 66th Air Base Group commander, signs a proclamation Nov. 8 in the atrium of Building 1305 that recognizes November as Native American Heritage Month at Hanscom Air Force Base as committee members look on. NAHM committee members include (left to right) 2nd Lt. Daryl McMahan, Josh Hurst, Joann Schmidt and Lance Beebe. (U.S. Air Force photo by Mark Wyatt)
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Posted: 11/14/2012

Commentary: Disability month focuses on an inclusive workforceCommentary: Disability month focuses on an inclusive workforce
Commentary: Disability month focuses on an inclusive workforce

HANSCOM AIR FORCE BASE, Mass. -- Kim Selway, Foreign Military Sales Case Support Section branch chief, demonstrates how the eye glasses he uses improves his vision during a National Disability Employment Awareness Month lunch and learn at the Minuteman Commons Oct. 30. Throughout October a national campaign took place that raised awareness about disability employment issues and celebrated the many and varied contributions of America's workers with disabilities. (U.S. Air Force photo by Mark Wyatt)
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Posted: 10/31/2012

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Hispanic Heritage Month wraps up

HANSCOM AIR FORCE BASE, Mass. – Kelsey De Jesus-Banos (right) and Brianna De Jesus-Banos perform a dance routine at the Hispanic Heritage Month grand finale luncheon at the Minuteman Commons Oct. 11. In addition to the Flamenco dancers, Joseph Garcia from the Department of Agriculture served as the guest speaker. (U.S. Air Force photo by Mark Wyatt)
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Posted: 10/17/2012

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HANSCOM AIR FORCE BASE, Mass. – Capt. Eric Alonso-Bernal dresses up and tells a story to children at the Child Development Center Oct. 2. Alonso-Bernal and other members of the Hispanic Heritage Month committee visited the CDC to read stories highlighting Hispanic heritage. (U.S. Air Force photo by Mark Wyatt)
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Posted: 10/4/2012

Hispanic Heritage Month factsHispanic Heritage Month facts
Hispanic Heritage Month facts

HANSCOM AIR FORCE BASE, Mass. - Senior Airman Richard Riley and Senior Airman Katherine Garcia, Airman Leadership School students, are served lunch by Luis Maggioli, La Casa De Pedro general manager, during the Hispanic Heritage Month Food Tasting at the Chapel Annex Sept. 21. La Casa De Pedro donated food for the event and will cater the Hispanic Heritage Month Luncheon scheduled for Oct. 11. (U.S. Air Force photo by Mark Wyatt)
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Posted: 9/26/2012

Hispanic Heritage MonthHispanic Heritage Month
Hispanic Heritage Month

HANSCOM AIR FORCE BASE, Mass. – Col. Lester A. Weilacher, 66th Air Base Group commander, signs a proclamation declaring Sept. 15 through Oct. 15 as Hispanic Heritage Month at Hanscom as members of the Hispanic Heritage Month committee gather around. Food tastings, dance lessons and much more are planned for the month-long celebration. (U.S. Air Force photo by Rick Berry)
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Posted: 9/12/2012

Tuskegee Airmen honored at bridge dedicationTuskegee Airmen honored at bridge dedication
Tuskegee Airmen honored at bridge dedication

BOSTON - Mayor Thomas Menino (back row, right) and members of the Tuskegee Airmen unveil a plaque dedicating a bridge on the American Legion Highway as the Tuskegee Airmen Bridge on July 17. Members of the Boys & Girls Club of Boston decided to name the bridge in honor of the World War II heroes. (U.S. Air Force photo by Rick Berry)
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Posted: 7/19/2012

Asian Pacific heritage luncheonAsian Pacific heritage luncheon
Asian Pacific heritage luncheon

HANSCOM AIR FORCE BASE, Mass. – Dr. Paul Watanabe, Institute for Asian American Studies director, speaks at the Asian Pacific Heritage Month capstone luncheon May 25 at the Minuteman Commons. Watanabe’s work broadly encompasses topics within the community, economical development, civic engagement, history and education. (U.S. Air Force photo by Linda LaBonte Britt)
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Posted: 5/30/2012

    

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