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May 20, 2019

Speaker shares stories of bravery, unity of Asian American and Pacific Islanders throughout U.S. history

Keynote speaker Rob Buscher, a member of the board of the Japanese American Citizens League’s Philadelphia Chapter and the program director at Philadelphia’s Fleischer Art Memorial, shared historical vignettes from more than 40 culturally unique populations during an informative presentation to celebrate Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month at the Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support.

June 18, 2018

DLA Distribution Yokosuka Japan celebrates Asian-American Pacific Islander Heritage Month

The rich heritage of Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders spans the world and the depths of America’s history. Generation after generation, Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders have forged a proud legacy that reflects the spirit of our Nation - a country that values the contributions of everyone that calls America home.

June 12, 2018

Distribution Multicultural Committee honors Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month

DLA Distribution’s Multicultural Committee celebrated the culture, traditions and history of Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders with a program held on Wednesday, May 30. This year’s theme is “Unite our vision by working together.”

June 4, 2018

Founder of local architecture firm speaks during Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month event

From growing up in a leper colony in South Korea to having two heart transplants, the guest speaker at an Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month event May 24 shared his experiences overcoming life’s obstacles.

June 6, 2017

Distribution Multicultural committee celebrates Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month

DLA Distribution’s Multicultural Committee celebrated the culture, traditions and history of Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders with a program held on Wednesday, May 23. This year’s theme is “Unite our voices by speaking together.”

June 14, 2016

Governor’s Advisory Commission member shares “Model Minority Myth” during Distribution Asian Pacific American program

“Who knows what the ‘Model Minority Myth’ actually is?” guest speaker Tiffany Chang Lawson asked DLA Distribution employees during a late May Asian Pacific American Heritage Month Program.

May 13, 2016

Distribution to celebrate Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month

Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month takes place in May. It celebrates the culture, traditions and history of Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders in the United States.