Navy Medicine Celebrates Black History Month

From U.S. Navy Bureau of Medicine and Surgery Public Affairs

The U.S. Navy Bureau of Medicine and Surgery (BUMED) wrapped up National African-American History Month with a celebration, Feb. 27.

This year’s theme for the month is “Black Women in American Culture and History.” The BUMED ceremony included a presentation from guest speaker Pamela Montgomery, director and chief counsel for training, United States Sentencing Commission. Montgomery shared stories of three notable African-American women in United States history, Alice Woodby McKane, Harriet Tubman and Mary McLeod Bethune.

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