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Third Army celebrates African-American women in history

Air Force Staff Sgt. Sheleada Wells, 1st Sustainment Command (Theater), chaplain assistant and Shreveport, La., native, reads a short biography of Shirley Ceasar and Willie Barrow at the Black History Month observance Feb. 15. Many posters celebrating significant historical figures were set up around the chapel to pay tribute to influential African-American women in American history. Through observances of events like Black History Month, Third Army is shaping the future by celebrating diversity.



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This work, Third Army celebrates African-American women in history [Image 2 of 2], by SPC Bradley Wancour, identified by DVIDS, is free of known copyright restrictions under U.S. copyright law.

Date Taken:02.15.2012

Date Posted:02.28.2012 00:46

Photo ID:532032

VIRIN:120215-A-JB858-001

Resolution:3061x2035

Size:3.45 MB

Location:CAMP ARIFJAN, KWGlobe

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