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Default Air Force Logo Women’s Equality Day
Did you know that August 26th is Women’s Equality Day? I am Staff Sgt. LaShawn Curry from the 355th Logistics Readiness Squadron and upon researching what this day is really about and where it all started, I was led to the National American Woman Suffrage Association (NAWSA). The NAWSA was originally comprised of two rival factions; the National Woman Suffrage Association (NWSA) and the American Woman Suffrage Association (AWSA). The NWSA was led by Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Susan B. Anthony, while the AWSA was led by Lucy Stone, Henry Blackwell and Julia Ward Howe.
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Default Air Force Logo LGBT Pride Month
“We recognize gay, lesbian, bisexual service members and LGBT civilians for their dedicated service to our country. The heroic contributions made by these Americans strengthen our national security. Whether officer, enlisted, civilian employee or family member their inclusion gives our department greater promise and possibility.”
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Default Air Force Logo Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Observance Month Article
Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage month is an observation that was established by Title 36, U.S. Code Section 102 in 1990. This observance is celebrated during the entire month of May. To show appreciation and education, former President Barack Obama wrote, “The rich heritage of Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians, and Pacific Islanders spans the world and the depths of America's history. Generation after generation, Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders have forged a proud legacy that reflects the spirit of our Nation -- a country that values the contributions of everyone who calls America home.”
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Default Air Force Logo Holocaust Days of Remembrance
Memory is what shapes and teaches us. Memory is what binds us together. We remember the Holocaust both as a blight on the history of humanity and as a shining moment for the people who were brave enough to put an end to it. Remembering ties the past and the present together.
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Default Air Force Logo Women’s History Month
Women’s History Month is dedicated to honoring trailblazing women who have paved the way for future generations of women. Women’s History Month had its origins in 1981 when Congress passed Pub. L. 97-28 which authorized and requested the President to proclaim the week beginning March 7, 1982 as “Women’s History Week". As requested by Congress, President Reagan issued Presidential Proclamation 4903 proclaiming the week beginning on March 7, 1982 as the first "Women’s History Week" and recognizing the vital role of women in American history
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Default Air Force Logo Frederick “Mr. Freeze” Jones
Mr. Freeze, the supervillain to Batman, was created by Bob Kane, Sheldon Moldoff and Dave Wood of DC Comics in 1957. Long before Mr. Freeze the supervillain, the original Mr. Freeze, Frederick Jones, was born in 1892 just outside of Cincinnati and he was no supervillain at all. In fact, he was an automotive mechanic, a shop manager, a race car driver, an entrepreneur, an engineer, a veteran and most impressively, an inventor.
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Default Air Force Logo 50 years later: Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s impact on the world.
We are quickly approaching the 50th anniversary of the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. I wonder if Dr. King was here today would he be proud of his impact on the world or sadden by today’s current standings?
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Default Air Force Logo National American Indian Heritage Month
In 1990, Congress designated November as National American Indian Heritage Month. This month has been designated to recognize the accomplishments of the original inhabitants, explorers, and settlers of the United States - American Indian and Alaska Natives.
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Default Air Force Logo Hispanic Heritage Month
The National Hispanic Heritage Month was established by Title 36, U.S. Code, Section 126 and Public Law 100-402. Hispanic Heritage Month is observed from 15 September - 15 October of each year. The observance is celebrated during this timeframe due to many significant events for various Hispanic communities which fall within the observance period. The President issues a Proclamation each year calling on the people of the United States, especially the educational community, to observe National Hispanic Heritage Month with appropriate ceremonies and activities. Below are some things that you may or may not have known about Hispanic Heritage.
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Default Air Force Logo Women's Equality Day 2017
Today marks the anniversary of the 19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, which was passed on Aug. 26, 1920, giving women the right to vote.  In 1971, Congress passed legislation to officially recognize this day as Women’s Equality Day.  So, may I ask, what does this mean to you?  Currently, most members have the right to vote, and have not had
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