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Army civilian recognized by NAACP for workforce transformation

Army civilian recognized by NAACP for workforce transformation

Stephanie C. Rainey, human resources program director, Civilian Human Resources Policy and Programs, U.S. Forces Korea, was named recipient of the 2015 Department of the Army's NAACP Roy Wilkins Renowned Service Award. MORE

95-year-old Tuskegee Air(wo)man receives Congressional Gold Medal

95-year-old Tuskegee Air(wo)man receives Congressional Gold Medal

Sgt. Amelia Jones, a 95-year-old veteran of the famous Tuskegee Airmen, was recently presented the Congressional Gold Medal for her service during World War II. MORE

Tuskegee Airman still on mission supporting Soldiers

Tuskegee Airman still on mission supporting Soldiers

Seven decades ago, a young, African-American U.S. Army Air Forces Soldier, 1st Lt. Bob Friend, flew bomber escort duty over Germany as part of the 332nd Fighter Group, aka, Tuskegee Airmen. MORE

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Maryland's first female adjutant general featured on iSoldier

Maj. Gen. Linda Singh, the first African-American and first woman to serve as adjutant general of the Maryland National Guard, is highlighted in the March 21 edition of iSoldier. MORE

West Point to name barracks after Tuskegee Airman

West Point to name barracks after Tuskegee Airman

The U.S. Military Academy at West Point, New York, is naming its newest cadet barracks after Air Force Gen. Benjamin Oliver Davis Jr., a Tuskegee Airman who had graduated from the academy. MORE

Army colonel to Navy audience at Black History Month Observance: DoD Leads the Way

Army colonel to Navy audience at Black History Month Observance: DoD Leads the Way

An Army colonel reflected on her reaction to an unusual invitation - would she be the Navy's guest speaker at a Black History Month celebration sponsored by the Naval Surface Warfare Center Dahlgren Division (NSWCDD)? MORE

Black History Month marks 100 years of progress

Black History Month marks 100 years of progress

Fort Huachuca, Arizona - The mood was light and joyous as more than 100 people of all backgrounds gathered at the Thunder Mountain Activity Centre Feb. 26 to celebrate the 100th anniversary observance of Black History Month. MORE

Ethics professor supports Fort Douglas with Black History observance

Ethics professor supports Fort Douglas with Black History observance

Historical figures such as Harriet Tubman, Lucy Carter, and Susie King Taylor were the topic of discussion during a Black History Month observance hosted by the 807th Medical Command (Deployment Support) and the 96th Sustainment Brigade, Feb 25. MORE

SMDC celebrates Black History Month

SMDC celebrates Black History Month

Command recognizes African Americans' contributions to Army, nation MORE

Fort Carson Black History Month event highlights influential leaders

Fort Carson Black History Month event highlights influential leaders

The Fort Carson community braved wintry conditions to attend the Equal Opportunity Office's Black History Month observance Feb. 23, 2015. MORE

Black History Month celebrates American achievement

Black History Month celebrates American achievement

FORT SILL, Okla. -- Fort Sill celebrated the lives and achievements of African Americans at the Fort Sill Black History Month luncheon Feb. 19. MORE

Community honors past Soldiers during Black History Month

Community honors past Soldiers during Black History Month

FORT DRUM, N.Y. -- Hundreds of Fort Drum Soldiers and Civilians came to celebrate Black History Month on Feb. 18 at the Commons, and they left with a greater appreciation for several notable African American figures who shaped the world today. MORE

Former World War II quartermaster recalls service in book, documentary

Former World War II quartermaster recalls service in book, documentary

Jefferson Wiggins was a Soldier in the war but never saw direct combat. Like the majority of African-Americans who donned uniforms during World War II, he was on the wrong side of a segregated Army, one that generally relegated them to jobs as... MORE

USAG Ansbach, 12th CAB co-host celebration of African-American history

USAG Ansbach, 12th CAB co-host celebration of African-American history

In celebration of February as African American/Black History Month, U.S. Army Garrison Ansbach's Equal Opportunity advisers hosted a ceremony Feb. 19, 2015, at the Von Steuben Community Center at Bismarck Kaserne. MORE

Black History alive in VMC

Black History alive in VMC

"A Century of Black Life, History, and Culture," was this year's National African American/Black History Month theme. Guest Speaker Vicenza Middle School Principal Stephanie El Sayed maintained the theme during her speech at the... MORE

78th Signal hosts Black History Month observance

78th Signal hosts Black History Month observance

CAMP ZAMA, Japan (Feb. 25, 2015) -- The 78th Signal Battalion hosted a Black History Month observance Feb. 19 at the Camp Zama Community Activity Center, to recognize and honor the many achievements and aspects of African-American culture. MORE

Commemorating Black History month

Commemorating Black History month

Members of the Fort Benning community gathered to commemorate a Century of Black Life, History and Culture, the theme for this year's Black History Month, held Feb. 19 in Derby Auditorium inside McGinnis-Wickam Hall. MORE

Picatinny Arsenal observes Black History Month

Picatinny Arsenal observes Black History Month

"There is no greater country than the United States of America, a country made great by its relatively young but rich history. But when we talk about the richness of our history, it's difficult to do so--at least for me--without also... MORE

US troops celebrate African American history in Afghanistan

US troops celebrate African American history in Afghanistan

Troops from 3rd Infantry Division, 3d Cavalry Regiment and 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) held a African American History Month observance ceremony at Tactical Base Gamberi Feb. 7, 2015. MORE

ATEC hosts APG Black History Month Celebration

ATEC hosts APG Black History Month Celebration

Team APG celebrated Black History Month during the installation's annual observance at the Myer Auditorium Feb. 12. Hosted by the U.S. Army Test and Evaluation Command and Team APG, the program theme celebrated "A Century of Black Life... MORE

Gen. Dennis L. Via

Gen. Dennis L. Via

First Signal Corps four-star general MORE

Army Reserve unit hosts Tuskegee Airman during Black History Month observance

Army Reserve unit hosts Tuskegee Airman during Black History Month observance

Army Reserve soldiers from the 85th Support Command, headquartered 25 miles northwest of Chicago, hosted a unit African American/Black History Month observance, with guest speaker, Oscar Lawton "Wilk" Wilkerson, 89, native Chicagoan and... MORE

Army Corps of Engineers water management engineer earns Black Engineer of the Year honor

Army Corps of Engineers water management engineer earns Black Engineer of the Year honor

Michael C. Sterling, Ph.D., the chief of the Water Management and Infrastructure Branch, Southwestern Division, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers in Dallas, has been named the 2015 Black Engineer of the Year for Professional Achievement (Government... MORE

2015 Senior Leader Message: Celebrating Martin Luther King Day Tri-signed letter

2015 Senior Leader Message: Celebrating Martin Luther King Day Tri-signed letter

African-American/Black History Month Tri-Signed Letter MORE

'Triple Nickles' honor black Airborne legacy

For those who are Airborne or Air Assault qualified, the William W. Williams chapter of the 555th Parachute Infantry Association is seeking new members. The association is also known as the Triple Nickles, and traces its history to the 555th... MORE

Corps of Engineers brings actress to highlight rugged American history

Corps of Engineers brings actress to highlight rugged American history

The crack of a whip, anguished cries, spiritual songs with double meanings, courage in the face of death -- all performed by an acclaimed actress to remind people what slaves ran from as they escaped to freedom through the Underground Railroad in... MORE

Annual event honors military

Annual event honors military's African-American leaders

Prominent African-Americans from all walks of life have served as a bridge between the past and today, as well as a bridge to the future, Air Force Secretary Deborah Lee James said here Feb. 6. MORE

Army surgeon recognized as top performer at 2015 BEYA conference

Army surgeon recognized as top performer at 2015 BEYA conference

"What Doc Providence brings to bear are the skills, the experience, the commitment and the dedication to deliver exactly what our Soldiers need on the battle field," said Vice Chief of Staff of the Army Gen. Daniel B. Allyn during the... MORE

Exposure to success positively influences youth, Army leader says

Exposure to success positively influences youth, Army leader says

Maj. Gen. Gwendolyn Bingham sat at a small table in a tiny conference room, holding court with a group of African-American teens from area high schools, many of whom wore the military uniforms of their Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps program. MORE