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  • A march of freedom

    COLUMBUS AIR FORCE BASE, Miss. – U.S. Air Force service members assigned to Columbus Air Force Base, participated for the first time in the 25th Annual Juneteenth Parade Festival, June 18, 2022. U.S. Air Force Col. Seth Graham, 14th Flying Training Wing commander and Chief Master Sgt. Antonio Cooper

  • Kirtland commemorates Juneteenth with Ruck Racism

    Team Kirtland community members and families turn out for Ruck Racism at Kirtland Air Force Base, New Mexico, June 19, 2021. Ruck Racism was a three-mile, family-friendly event to support diversity and inclusion, where participants could walk, run, jog or ruck. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st

  • Juneteenth

    Juneteenth National Independence Day, as of June 17, 2021, was signed into law by President Joe Biden as a federal holiday that recognizes the ending of slavery in the United States.On June 19, 1865, federal troops arrived in Galveston, Texas after the surrender of Confederate general Robert E. Lee.

  • Freedom to choose – A tribute to Juneteenth

    “You can be anything that you want to be, as long as you set your mind to it,” is a saying I always grew up hearing from my mom, teachers, and mentors. As I was born in Columbus, Georgia and raised in Jacksonville, Florida, I did not get a chance to see much of the world.