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"We honor the determination and commitment of generations of African Americans in pursuing the promises of America." President George W. Bush
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GOSPEL CHOIR – Singers in the Karshi-Khanabad Air Base, Uzbekistan, Gospel choir sing a song during the base observance of Black History Month, Feb. 13, 2005. U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Scott T. Sturkol
African American Poster #3
The U.S. Army Web site created this multi-media presentation, African Americans in the U.S. Army, to honor the contributions and sacrifices African Americans have made. Click here
Soldiers Pay Tibute to African Americans
BAGHDAD, Iraq, March 4, 2005 - The Tiger Den Dining Facility was the stage for “The Niagara Movement,” a presentation orchestrated by 256th Brigade Combat Team soldiers, not only to celebrate Black History Month, but also the 100-year anniversary of the first significant black organized protest movement of the 20th century. Story
San Diego Military Reflect on Contributions
SAN DIEGO, March 4, 2005 – San Diego service members reflected on the sacrifices and contributions African Americans have made to shape not only America, but also the military, during a Black History program held Feb. 28 at Naval Base San Diego. Story
Sailors Attend African-American Heritage
USS JOHN C. STENNIS, March 1, 2005 – About 200 sailors aboard USS John C. Stennis attended an African American Heritage celebration at Naval Base Kitsap’s gymnasium Feb. 25, in honor of Black History Month. Story
Buffalo Soldier's Role Replayed at Fort Belvoir
Army Master Sgt. Lee N. Coffee Jr.WASHINGTON, Feb. 14, 2005 - You're here in 2005, but imagine being out on the Western plains during the Indian War campaigns in the 1800s: "You hear the voice of a crusty old cavalry sergeant coming toward you, rambling on about being proud to serve. He appears to be a visitor from the past," said senior equal opportunity adviser Army Master Sgt. Jerome Jackson at the 2005 African American History Month program at Fort Belvoir, Va., Feb. 9. Story
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