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  • Black History Month feature: Col. William Young

    This month in recognition of Black History Month, the 53rd Wing is celebrating Black Airmen who are breaking barriers and making history in our organization, and in this article, we talked with the future commander of the 350th Spectrum Warfare Wing, Col. William Young.
  • D&I: Black History Month 2021

    Diversity is understanding and appreciating the interdependence of humanity; it refers to the characteristics that make people unique. Inclusion refers to the mannerisms and social norms that make people feel welcome. Inclusivity is important for diversity efforts to succeed, and working on creating a more inclusive culture is proving beneficial to the United States of America and its military. The U.S. Air Force’s Diversity and Inclusion program continues to help the Air Force evolve. Every team is stronger and more effective when made up of Airmen with different perspectives and backgrounds, who are bound together by core values.
  • JSTARS all-African American flight crew makes history

    A crew of 33 E-8C Joint STARS aviators made history Feb. 19, when the first all-African American flight crew in JSTARS history flew from Robins Air Force Base on a training mission.
  • Surviving Tuskegee Pilot describes service, time as POW

    A pilot who fought Germans in WWII, got shot down and captured and survived to tell about it, met virtually with deployed Airmen at the 332nd AEW yesterday. Lt. Col. Harold Brown is a founding member of the 332nd AEW, the segregated wing made famous by the Tuskegee Airmen whose exemplary record helped spur the racial integration of the armed forces in July 1948.
  • Deployed Airman celebrates Black History Month at wing pioneered by Tuskegee Airmen

    Black History Month takes on special significance at the 332nd AEW because the wing finds its roots in the story of the Tuskegee Airmen, a segregated African-American unit who earned distinction during WWII. Only activated during combat, the wing has performed its mission two different times since the 1940s, in Al Jaber, Iraq, and now in an undisclosed location also in the Middle East. With that in mind wing Airmen formed a committee to celebrate Black History.
  • Black History Month feature: Chief Joseph Wheeler

    This month in recognition of Black History Month, the 53rd Wing is celebrating Black Airmen who are breaking barriers and making history in our organization, and in this article, we talked with the 53rd Test Management Group Chief Enlisted Manager, Chief Master Sgt. Joseph Wheeler.
  • Celebrating Black History Month

    Whether it be local or nation-wide recognition, all contributions and endeavors, grand or small, made by African Americans should be appreciated and celebrated. Let us not take for granted the opportunities given to us as Americans and to look towards bettering the future.
  • Deployed Airman commemorates Tuskegee Airmen during Black History Month

    Black History Month at the 332nd is a special observance considering the wing traces its roots to WWII and specifically to the Tuskegee Airmen who distinguished themselves in combat. U.S. Air Force Capt. Latetia Bland, who is deployed to the 332nd says she learned of their sacrifices as a young girl, long before she donned the uniform.
  • 386th AEW celebrates Black History Month

    Airmen from the 386th Air Expeditionary Wing came together to honor the significant contributions African-Americans have made to our nation and to the U.S. military, Feb. 27.
  • National African American History Month: Reflecting a lineage of core values

    African-American influence is infused with the American culture foundation, and transcends generations of segregation and oppression. African-American authors, civil rights activists and even Air Force pilots forged the way forward, and broke down racial barriers through literary influence, civil rights demonstrations and service to country. To commemorate and acknowledge these figures, National African American History Month honors those who have made significant contributions toward equality, justice and innovation that helped shape the Air Force as we know it today. Their idealism currently lives on through many Airmen as they serve their country.
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