Soldiers sing along in unison with the “Spur of the Moment” 1st Cavalry Division Jazz Band during the III Corps and 1st Air Cavalry Brigade, 1st Cav. Div.’s equal opportunity offices’ “Strength through Equality” Black History Month observance at Fort Hood, Texas, Feb. 21. During the ceremony, there were recitations of former slave narratives by the Viva Les Arts Theatre and a speech from Carlyle Walton, the president and CEO of Metroplex Adventist Hospital in Killeen, Texas. The event also featured a guest appearance from retired Lt. Col. Granville Coggs, one of an estimated 50 remaining Tuskegee Airmen – the first all African-American pursuit squadron based in Tuskegee, Ala., in 1941.
|Date Posted:||02.25.2014 17:12|
|Location:||FORT HOOD, TX, US|
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