Events

May 9, 2014

Edwards kicks off Asian American, Pacific Islander Heritage Month

Air Force photograph by Kenji Thuloweit

Team Edwards members in traditional Asian and Pacific dress welcomed everyone coming into the Exchange to kickoff Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month May 1. Traditional dances were performed as cake was served. Attendees also got to show off their vocal skills by singing karaoke songs.

 

Air Force photograph by Kenji Thuloweit

Brig. Gen. Michael T. Brewer, 412th Test Wing commander, prepares to hit a traditional Chinese drum to officially kickoff Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month. The kickoff was held at the Exchange’s lobby.

 

Air Force photograph by Kenji Thuloweit

Col. Stephen K. Donaldson, 412th Medical Group commander (left), attempts to pull in 2nd Lt. Michael Estacion, 412th MDG, into a rendition of “You’ve Lost That Lovin’ Feelin'” by The Righteous Brothers during the kickoff to Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month May 1. Members of the crowd and base leaders took turns singing songs on a karaoke machine

 

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As part of Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month, an Asian/Pacific cooking demonstration was put on at the Commissary May 6 during lunch time. Customers got to sample various cuisine.

 

The Edwards AAPI Planning Committee has several events planned for the month. You can read more about the events planned by clicking on this link: http://www.edwards.af.mil/news/story.asp?id=123409213




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