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Black History Month 2019

  • Feb01
    Friday All Day
  • Feb 28
    Thursday All Day
  • Feb. 1, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. – Black History Month Kickoff Ceremony at the USO Center Auditorium. The event will feature guest speaker Dr. John E. Fleming, director of the National Museum of African American Music, reading of the proclamation by Col. Thomas Sherman, 88th Air Base Wing and installation commander, posting of colors and a performance by soloist Dr. Schneata Shyne-Turner. To attend and signup by Jan. 30 at click here


  • Feb. 6, 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. – “So you want to get promoted” lunch and learn career development event at the base theater in Kittyhawk area. Guest speaker Barbara Cerny, deputy director, 88th Communications Group, will discuss how to move forward in your career. Attendees will learn some tricks of the trade and what hiring managers look for in selecting employees, reviewing resumes and conducting panel interviews. This free event is a career development option offered as part of Black History Month. Register through MyETMS by clicming here Deadline to sign up is Feb. 4th.


  • Feb. 15, 5 to 9 p.m. – Food, Music and Cultural Arts at the Wright-Patterson Club. The family-friendly event offers a soul food dinner buffet, black history trivia games, line and open floor dancing, and door prizes. Cost is $18 for club members and $20 for non-members. To attend, sign up by Feb. 8th  click here


  • Feb. 20, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. – Air Force Security Assistance and Cooperation Directorate Black History Month luncheon at the Wright-Patt Club. Teresa R. Bickett, Air Force Materiel Command Financial Management deputy director, will be guest speaker at the buffet-style luncheon. The luncheon is open to the base, and cost to attend is $18 for club members and $20 for non-members. For tickets, contact Roberta Johnson at 937-255-3355, Kim Hardnick at (937) 656-0248, Angela Brown at (937) 257-0272 or Winston Ferguson at (937) 656-2603. Deadline to sign up is Feb. 13th.


  • Feb. 28, noon to 2 p.m. – “Migrations – Education, Economic and Health Care Outcomes Based on Zip Code.” Black History Month educational panel discussion at Air Force Institute of Technology’s Bane Hall auditorium. A panel of guest speakers will discuss economics, education and healthcare.  Register by Feb. 25 by clicking here