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Black History Month Virtual Event Feb. 9

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  • 932nd Airlift Wing

Throughout the entire month of February we celebrate African American History Month.  

The Secretary of the Air Force and the Department of the Air Force Office of Diversity and Inclusion will be hosting a Black History Month event on Feb 9, 2022 at 1 p.m. Eastern Time via the Air Force Facebook Live and the Space Force Facebook Live.

Honored guests for this event are as follows:

Honorable Frank Kendall, Secretary of the Air Force

Gen. Charles Q. "CQ" Brown, Chief of Staff of the Air Force 

Gen John W. "Jay” Raymond, Chief of Space Operations

Ms. Marianne Malizia, Director, Diversity and Inclusion, for the Department of the U.S. Air Force

Ms. Wanda Jones-Heath, Principal Cyber Advisor for the Department of the Air Force

Chief Master Sgt. Jacob Simmons, Senior Enlisted Leader of the Joint Task Force–Space Defense

Master Sgt. Samantha Payne, Air Education and Training Command Lemay Center


Lt. Col. Natasha Miller, Executive Assistant to the F-35 Program Executive Officer

Special Presentation:

Special Agent Cara Rhone, Air Force Office of Special Investigations

During this month, take the time to honor African Americans and their history in overcoming the most challenging obstacles faced in this Nation.  There are many (in-person and virtual) opportunities across the Air Force, on Scott AFB and in your local communities to celebrate this special month.