Events for National Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month

The Office of Diversity Management and Equal Opportunity (ODMEO) would like to inform you about activities/events planned in the National Capital Region to commemorate the Department of Defense National Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month from 1-31 May, 2014.  This year's theme, "I Am Beyond."
Events for National Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month:
  • Army
Location:   NGB (ARNG) Readiness Center, 111 S. George Mason Drive, Arlington, VA.
Date/Time:  15 May 14 / 1000
Guest Speaker:  HIRO, Visual and performance artist who combines her American experience with her Japanese cultural heritage to create artworks based on East-West cross-cultural themes.
POC/Phone Number:  Phyllis Brantley, (703) 607-0782
  • Navy
Location:  University of Mary Washington Dahlgren Campus
Date/Time:  29 May 2014 / 1100 -1230
Guest Speaker:  RDML (S) Jon Hill, Director, Cruiser & Destroyer Combat Systems at PEO Integrated Warfare Systems.
POC:  Marcella Bushrod, (540) 653-4015
  • U.S. Coast Guard
Location:  U.S. Coast Guard Headquarters
                   CDR Raymond J. Evans Conference Center
                   2703 Martin Luther King Jr. Ave., S.E.
                   Washington, DC
Date/Time: 21May2014 / 1100 - 1200
Guest Speaker:  Carson Eoyang, Ph.D., Senior Consultant to OMNIS CEO & Professor Emeritus of the Naval Postgraduate School.
POC:   LCDR Dominique Samonte, (202) 372-1169
            Juan torres, (202) 372-4594
-- The Defense Logistics Agency (DLA) will be hosting an observance along with Defense Contract Audit Agency (DCAA) and Defense Threat Reduction Agency (DTRA).  The observance will consist of panelists from DLA, DCAA, and DTRA.
Location:  Fort Belvoir, McNamara Headquarters Complex, Kabeiseman Center
Date/Time:  21May2014 / 1000 - 1100
Speakers:  Christina Young, DLA;  Gordon Kato, DCAA;  and Suhithi Peiris, DTRA
Fliers and programs for the event are being developed at this time.

Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month