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Tag: Black History Month
  • From Air to Space, Captain Victoria Ponder Blazes a Path

    U.S. Space Force Capt. Victoria Ponder is blazing that path and lighting it up for young women of color to pursue careers in air and space. In honor of Black History Month, she shared highlights from her military journey and the impact her career has had on raising her two daughters.
  • Inspiring Change Diversity Panel at Vandenberg

    Space Launch Delta 30 hosted an "Inspiring Change Diversity" panel in honor of Black History Month at Vandenberg Space Force Base. Calif., on Feb. 16, 2023. Panel members discussed diversity, equality and the importance of inclusivity. The event also served as a forum for sharing experiences, ideas and strategies to increase awareness and understanding within the community. (U.S. Space Force photo by Senior Airman Rocio Romo)
  • VAFB honors Black History Month

    Dr. Carter G. Woodson, who is known as the “Father of Black History Month,” noticed that the nation knew very little about the roles that African Americans had in America’s history. It was important to him that African Americans knew their past, so that they could participate intellectually in the affairs of our country.