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An Airman with the African American Heritage Council speaks during the 2020 Black History Month Kickoff on Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska, Feb. 3, 2020. The council held two events during the month to celebrate African American achievements and advancements. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Aaron Larue Guerrisky)

An Airman with the African American Heritage Council speaks during the 2020 Black History Month Kickoff on Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska, Feb. 3, 2020. The council held two events during the month to celebrate African American achievements and advancements. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Aaron Larue Guerrisky)

Airmen from the 354th Fighter Wing enjoy cake during the 2020 Black History Month Kickoff on Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska, Feb. 3, 2020. The council held two events during the month to celebrate African American achievements and advancements. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Aaron Larue Guerrisky)

Airmen from the 354th Fighter Wing enjoy cake during the 2020 Black History Month Kickoff on Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska, Feb. 3, 2020. The council held two events during the month to celebrate African American achievements and advancements. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Aaron Larue Guerrisky)

Airmen enjoy chicken curry with red beans and rice during A Taste of Culture event for Black History Month on Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska, Feb. 3, 2020. The event centered around Airmen tasting different African American dishes. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Beaux Hebert)

Airmen enjoy chicken curry with red beans and rice during A Taste of Culture event for Black History Month on Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska, Feb. 3, 2020. The event centered around Airmen tasting different African American dishes. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Beaux Hebert)

An Airman enters the A Taste of Culture event to celebrate Black History Month on Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska, Feb. 3, 2020. Airmen were able to learn about multiple African American dishes and why they are significant to the culture. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Beaux Hebert)

An Airman enters the A Taste of Culture event to celebrate Black History Month on Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska, Feb. 3, 2020. Airmen were able to learn about multiple African American dishes and why they are significant to the culture. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Beaux Hebert)

Airmen receive ethnic food at the A Taste of Culture event to celebrate Black History Month on Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska, Feb. 3, 2020. Yellow curry chicken, gumbo, red beans and rice were a few of the several dishes served at the event (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Beaux Hebert)

Airmen receive ethnic food at the A Taste of Culture event to celebrate Black History Month on Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska, Feb. 11, 2020. Yellow curry chicken, gumbo, red beans and rice were a few of the several dishes served at the event (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Beaux Hebert)

EIELSON AIR FORCE BASE, Alaska -- An Airman with the African American Heritage Council speaks during the 2020 Black History Month Kickoff on Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska, Feb. 3, 2020. The council held two events during the month to celebrate African American achievements and advancements. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Aaron Larue Guerrisky)