Fort Hood community celebrates African-American History Month | Across the Fort

The Fort Hood community gathered at the installation community center to celebrate African-American History Month through song, inspiring words and fellowship on Thursday.

This year’s theme is “African Americans in Times of War,” which honors the contributions of African Americans to the defense of the nation from the Revolutionary War to the Global War on Terrorism.

Col. Steven N. Carozza, 1st Cavalry Division Sustainment Brigade commander, which hosted the event, gave opening remarks during the ceremony.

“African-American men and women have fought to form and preserve our union, and to promote the ideals of freedom, justice and security, even during those times…

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