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May 10, 2013

Asian Pacific American Heritage Month events officially announced

MyNga Day, 412th Test Wing, brings by a tray of pineapple upside-down cupcakes made by Bonnie McGee (behind), to Col. Daniel Daetz, 412th TW vice commander during the May 7 412th TW staff meeting.

Team Edwards members in traditional Asian and Pacific American clothes officially announced the beginning to Asian Pacific American Heritage Month here on Edwards May 7.  The events for the month were announced at the beginning of the 412th Test Wing staff meeting.

Events for the month begin May 8th with a 5-, 7.5- and 10K Lei run/walk.

For May 14 to 16, at 10 a.m. and 3 p.m., there will be readings about Asian Pacific American Heritage at the Child Development Center and School Age Annex.

APAH Month wraps up with a Cultural Day May 23, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. The event will be held at the Airman and Family Readiness Center (Bldg. 5620). There will be traditional food, a Fear Factor event, Sumo wrestling, performances and more.  Cost is $7. See attached flyer to contact your unit representative for advanced tickets and more information.

APAH Month is sponsored by the 412th Test Wing and NASA Dryden Flight Research Center; and championed by the 412th Aerospace Medicine Squadron.

 

Team Edwards members dressed in traditional Asian and Pacific garb announce this year’s Asian Pacific American Heritage Month events. From left to right: Robert Cruz, 412th Communications Squadron; Airman 1st Class Brittany Rice, 412th Aerospace Medican Squadron; Senior Airman Necita Aldan 412th AMDS; Bonnie McGee, Air Force Test Center; Karen Eckles, Tech. Sgt. Steven Eckles 412th Test Wing; 1st Lt. Miles Chen 412th AMDS; MyNga Day 412th TW; and Master Sgt. Michelle Wolff, 412th AMDS.

 

Events for Asian Pacific American Heritage Month 2013 at Edwards AFB.




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