Base kicks off Black Heritage Observance

ROBINS AIR FORCE BASE, Ga. -- February is Black History Month and Robins Air Force Base is set to celebrate its diversity.

The theme of this year's observance, which is being hosted by the Team Robins Diversity Council, is "Hallowed Grounds: Sites of African American Memories."  

According to committee members, the annual observance is a time for Team Robins to come together and celebrate the achievements and contributions of African Americans throughout America's history.   

As part of the month's observance volunteers will visit local schools as part of a youth education program. 

The committee will also host a Gospel Celebration Feb. 28 at the Museum of Aviation Century of Flight Hangar. The event, which will begin at 3 p.m., will feature the Robins Air Force Base Gospel Experience, Central Georgia Mass Choir, Glorious Hope Gospel Ensemble, The Sheppard Boyz, Youth Minister Jontae Nash, New Life Global International Dance Praise Team, Peaches Porter International Praise Ministry and many more. 

For more information on events, like the Robins Diversity Council on Facebook or email robins diversitycouncil@us.af.mil.