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.
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.
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
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