Airman's Roll Call: Asian-Pacific American Heritage Month
Air Force News Service
/ Published May 13, 2009
SAN ANTONIO --
This week's Airman's Roll Call focuses on the contributions Asian-Pacific Americans have made to the country and the history of Asian-Pacific American Heritage Month.
On Oct. 28, 1992, President George H. W. Bush signed Public Law 102-450, enacting May as Asian-Pacific American Heritage Month. The purpose of this observation is to honor the achievements of Asian-Pacific Americans and to recognize their contributions to our nation.
A diverse group of Asian-Pacific Americans has assisted the nation in building a military force capable of preserving our national liberty, while serving as a role model for other freedom-seeking nations and individuals around the world.
For more information about Asian-Pacific American Heritage Month, read this week's Airman's Roll Call
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