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    GHWB Celebrates Black History Month

    Saliors Serve Ice Cream

    Photo By Petty Officer 3rd Class Steven Edgar | 190220-N-LX838-0042 NORFOLK, Va. (Feb. 20, 2019) Master-at-Arms Seaman Deandre...... read more read more



    Story by Seaman Steven Edgar 

    USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77)

    By Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Steven Edgar, USS George H.W. Bush Public Affairs

    NORFOLK, Va. – The American Diversity Heritage Observance Committee aboard the aircraft carrier USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) held an ice cream social to celebrate Black History Month on Feb. 20.

    To kick off the celebration, members of ADHOC spoke to Sailors about the Navy’s diverse history.

    “[ADHOC] decided to do an ice cream social and cake-cutting for our observance of Black History Month, because we knew a lot of people were focused on the shipyard move,” said Electronics Technician 2nd Class Trevor Mireles, from Euless, Texas. “We figured cake and ice cream is a good way to do it, so why not incorporate it with our celebration?”

    Mireles said Sailors keep their focus on work, so events celebrating diversity can help relieve stress and provide recognition to the history of different people.

    ADHOC’s next event will be a fun run/walk across the Jordan Bridge in celebration of National Women’s History Month on March 21.

    For more information on Black History Month, visit



    Date Taken: 02.20.2019
    Date Posted: 02.28.2019 10:53
    Story ID: 312250
    Location: NORFOLK, VA, US 

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