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Fort Hood Press Center
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
DATE: May 17, 2017 11:44:49 AM CDT

Fort Hood to celebrate Asian American and Pacific Islander heritage

FORT HOOD, Texas – Fort Hood will celebrate Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month at 1:30 p.m. May 18 at Fort Hood's Community Events Center here.

The heritage month event recognizes the achievements and contributions of Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders that enrich our Nation. This year's event will feature Tahitian and Hawaiian dancers and a lifetime of perspective from guest speaker Command Sgt. Maj. Patrick K. Acuna Jr., a native Hawaiian and senior enlisted leader with 32 years of military experience. He recently served as the Command Sergeant Major for Task Force Phantom, and for the First Army Division West.

Media interested in covering the event should contact Maj. Lloyd Bedford, public affairs officer, 1st Armored Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, at lloyd.e.bedford2.mil@mail.mil, or call 254-288-7745. Will escort media from the Fort Hood Visitor’s Center parking lot at 1 pm.

For more information contact:
Fort Hood Public Affairs Office
(254) 287-9993
(254) 287-0106
1001 761st Tank Battalion Ave
Suite W105
Fort Hood, TX 76544
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