MLK, Black History Month observances to be held by garrison, AFRICOM

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. addresses a crowd of more than 250,000 on the Capitol Mall during his “I have a Dream” speech, Aug. 28, 1963. Photo from the National Archives and Records Administration

A USAG Stuttgart observance honoring Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. will take place in the Crystal Ball Room of the Swabian Special Events Center, Jan. 22, 11:30 a.m.–1 p.m. The entire community is welcome to attend. The event will include a live musical performance by PB&J and a surprise guest speaker.

US Africa Command will host its Black History Month observance in the Kelley Theater, Kelley Barracks, noon–1 p.m., Feb. 7. The guest speaker will be retired Army Brig. Gen. Arnold Gordon-Bray. All are invited to attend.

For questions regarding military Equal Opportunity, please contact Sgt. 1st Class Pierre Boynton, garrison EO adviser, at 431-3756, or Master Sgt. Deonda Clarke, EO Advisor AFRICOM, at 421-5042. For questions regarding civilian Equal Employment Opportunity, please contact Carolyn Becks, EEO manager, at 431-3355 or 07031 153355, or email