Fort Lee celebrates AAPIHM
1 / 5 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Srista Tripathi and Jessica Harish, two members of a trio from the Nrityaloka Center for the Performing Arts in Richmond perform a classical Indian dance number during the Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month observance at the Lee Theater May 20. The 23rd Quartermaster Brigade-hosted event included recitations from brigade advanced individual training students and cadre and additional dance performances by NrityaGeet USA's Nadira Berry. Malik Khan, past chairman, Asian American Society of Central Virginia, was the guest speaker. The theme for this year's occasion was "Advancing Leaders Through Purpose-Driven Service." (Photo Credit: T. Anthony Bell) VIEW ORIGINAL
Fort Lee celebrates AAPIHM
2 / 5 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Pvt. Bunpatree Ano, Tango Company, 266th Quartermaster Battalion, shares her personal story with the audience during the Asian-American and Pacific Islander Heritage Observance May 20 at the Lee Theater. The 23rd Quartermaster Brigade-hosted event included recitations from brigade advanced individual training students and cadre and dance performances by members of the Nrityaloka Center for Performing Arts and NrityaGeet USA's Nadira Berry. Malik Khan, past chairman, Asian American Society of Central Virginia, was the guest speaker. The theme for this year's occasion was "Advancing Leaders Through Purpose-Driven Service." (Photo Credit: T. Anthony Bell) VIEW ORIGINAL
Fort Lee celebrates AAPIHM
3 / 5 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Nadira Berry performs a classical Indian dance number during the Asian-American and Pacific Islander Heritage Observance May 20 at the Lee Theater. (Photo Credit: T. Anthony Bell) VIEW ORIGINAL
Fort Lee celebrates AAPIHM
4 / 5 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Jessica Harish, with Ashwini Manjunath in the background, dance to music during the Asian-American and Pacific Islander Heritage Observance May 20 at the Lee Theater. Harish and Manjupath are members of the Nrityaloka Center for Performing Arts located in Richmond. (Photo Credit: T. Anthony Bell) VIEW ORIGINAL
Fort Lee celebrates AAPIHM
5 / 5 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Col. Jason P. Affolder, 23rd Quartermaster Brigade commander (left), and Command Sgt. Maj. Albert E. Richardson Jr. (far right), present guest speaker Malik Khan with a certificate of appreciation during the Asian-American and Pacific Islander Heritage Observance May 20 at the Lee Theater. Khan is past chairman of the Asian American Society of Central Virginia. Other guests included members of the Nrityaloka Center for the Performing Arts, Nadira Berry and brigade students and cadre. (Photo Credit: T. Anthony Bell) VIEW ORIGINAL

Members of the Nrityaloka Center for the Performing Arts in Richmond were among the guests during the Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month observance at the Lee Theater May 20. The 23rd Quartermaster Brigade-hosted event included recitations from brigade advanced individual training students and cadre and additional dance performances by NrityaGeet USA's Nadira Berry. Malik Khan, past chairman, Asian American Society of Central Virginia, was the guest speaker. The theme for this year's occasion was "Advancing Leaders Through Purpose-Driven Service."