Desert Lightning News Black History Special Edition – January 29, 2021

Black History Month 2021 – Combined Special Edition of Luke AFB Thunderbolt | Davis-Monthan AFB Desert Lightning News – Celebrating the accomplishments of Black Americans in our nation’s military. An Publication. – January 29, 2021

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Thunderbolt Black History Special Edition – January 29, 2021

Hello everyone – thanks for checking out our Black History Month issue, a special, combined issue of Luke AFB Thunderbolt and Davis-Monthan AFB Desert Lightning News. It’s our privilege this week to bring you a look at some of the accomplishments of Black Americans who have served in our country’s armed forces. Click on the link below for your free digital copy of our Black History issue, viewable on your desktop or mobile device.

Here’s a preview of what you’ll find in this special edition:

  • Army veteran and civil rights activist Medgar Evers: page 2
  • Daughter of Tuskegee Airman makes Texas Guard history: page 4
  • Chronicling historical contributions of the Montford Point Marines: page 5
  • Sports heroes who served: page 6
  • Black Medal of Honor recipients: pages 8 & 9
  • War Stories: Sgt. 1st Class Timothy Fleming: page 12

All this and much more, in this special issue of Thunderbolt and Desert Lightning News! Hard copies of this week’s paper will be available at our usual delivery points beginning January 29th. Pick one up when you’re out and about, or click on the link below and access a free digital copy. “Like” our Facebook page for daily news updates, with a special series of Black History features to be posted throughout the month of February. Daily news updates are also posted on our website, As always, THANK YOU for your support – it’s our privilege to serve you! Be safe, and be well. #aerotechnews #lukeafbnews #lukethunderbolt #dmafbnews #desertlightningnews #blackhistoryisamericanhistory #BlackHistoryMonth

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