Members of Benning community learn about African American history at Donovan
Photos by Markeith Horace, Maneuver Center of Excellence, Fort Benning Public Affairs
Video by Charles Gilbert, Maneuver Center of Excellence, Fort Benning Public Affairs
FORT BENNING, Ga. (Feb. 16, 2018) – Soldiers, civilians and members of the Fort Benning community attended the African American History Month celebration “Beyond the Books” Feb. 15 at the Donovan Research Library.
Col. Douglas G. Vincent, commander of the Airborne and Ranger Training Brigade, introduced guest speaker retired Chaplain (Lt. Col.) Bonita L. Davis.
The chief librarian, Ericka Loze-Hudson, led a tour of the library, wherein busts of prominent figures in African and African-American history sat above displays of related books.
For more photos from this event, visit www.fortbenningphotos.com/Ceremonies-and-Events/Off-Post-Events/2018-Events/2018-02-15-Black-History-Month-Celebration-Beyond-the-Books.
To learn more about African American History Month in the Army, visit www.army.mil/standto/2018-02-01.
To learn more about African Americans in the U.S. Army, visit www.army.mil/africanamericans.