The African American Heritage Committee has put together the following events throughout the month of February to commemorate African American History Month:
2 - 4 p.m.
Community Activity Center
Spoken Word 2009
This event will feature some of Holloman's finest poets, dancers and singers. Also will feature an art show and wine-tasting.
11:30 - 1 p.m.
Desert Sands Enlisted Club
African American Heritage Luncheon
Luncheon will feature Col. Gail B. Colvin, Vice Commandant Culture and Climate, USAFA
11 - 1 p.m.
"A Taste of African American Cuisine" food tasting festival
Meal consists of authentic African, African American and Caribbean dishes and desserts. Proceeds will go towards annual scholarship/programs.
9 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Fitness and Sports Center gym
3 vs. 3 Basketball tournament and Slam Dunk contest
Will also feature music, trivia and displays. Entrance is limited to active-duty, retired and civil service personnel. Minimum age is 16 years.
Holloman Base Exchange
African Heritage Month Fashion Show
African American History Month stories:
Air Force celebrates African American History Month
Airman's Roll Call: National African American History Month
Spoken Word 2009 showcases Holloman's finest
Eugene Bullard: A stranger in his own land
For more information or to download a commemorative poster and wallpaper, click here to go to Air Force Link's African American Heritage Month Web Exclusive Page