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April 4, 2022

Resiliency, The Strength of a People...Never Forget: Celebrating European American Month and Holocaust Remembrance Day

April is the month we set aside time to recognize European Americans, specifically those European Jews murdered or marginalized by Nazi Germany during the Holocaust. This year’s theme is “Resiliency, The Strength of a People…Never Forget.”  The Holocaust was a genocide that refers specifically to the attempted annihilation of European Jews by Nazi Germany and its collaborators. Annual remembrances ensure we never forget.

Oct. 22, 2021

European American Heritage Month Spotlight: Shadeed Drakeford

Defense Logistics Agency Aviation recognizes European American Heritage during the month of October. DLA Aviation’s theme is “Reflections of Culture, Pride, Diversity and the American Dream.” This observance is an opportunity for DLA Aviation to recognize and celebrate European American Heritage, to include German American Heritage, Italian American Heritage, and Polish American Heritage. Whether you are German American, Italian America, Polish American or not, it’s important to mark the culture of a people who helped shape our nation. DLA Aviation is honored to highlight European Americans who work daily to provide logistics support to America’s warfighters and other federal customers.

Oct. 13, 2021

European American Heritage Month Spotlight: Ferdinand “Fred” Tramontin

Defense Logistics Agency Aviation recognizes European American heritage during the month of October. DLA Aviation’s theme is “Reflections of Culture, Pride, Diversity and the American Dream.” This observance is an opportunity for DLA Aviation to recognize and celebrate European American Heritage, to include German American Heritage, Italian American Heritage, and Polish American Heritage. Whether you are German American, Italian America, Polish American or not, it’s important to mark the culture of a people who helped shape our nation. DLA Aviation is honored to highlight European Americans who work daily to provide logistics support to America’s warfighters and other federal customers.