DVIDS – News – Suffolk DoD Complex Celebrates African-American/Black History Month

American Black History Month during a ceremony February 27.

Vice Adm. Matthew J. Kohler, commander, NAVIFOR, kicked off the event and thanked the guest speakers, Heritage High School Choir, multi-cultural committee and attendees for supporting the event.

“It is the strength of our nation that allows us to bring together all of our talent to stand up against our adversaries. Today we recognize our diversity by honoring African Americans’ contributions to our Navy and our nation by this year’s theme African Americans in Times of War: Collaborating, Building and Teaming,” said Kohler. “African Americans have been part of our nation since its earliest days, they have served and continue to serve in…

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