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Soldiers celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Photo By Sgt. Anna Churco | Becky LaPolice, an American Red Cross representative, and Air Force Capt. Nathaniel F. Shearer, 1st Infantry Division’s staff weather officer, are presented certificates of appreciation from Army Lt. Col. Joshua LaMotte, 1 ID FWD Chief of Staff, for their speeches honoring Dr. King’s life during 1st Infantry Division Forward’s Martin Luther King Jr. Day celebration, an event celebrating Dr. King’s life of service with a theme of ‘A Day On, Not a Day Off’, on January 16, 2020, in Poznan, Poland.
January 20, 2020

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POZNAN, Poland—Soldiers from 1st Infantry Division Forward (1 ID FWD) gathered for a Martin Luther King Jr. Day celebration event. Speakers included Becky LaPolice, an American Red Cross representative and Air Force Capt. Nathaniel F. Shearer, 1st Infantry Division’s staff weather officer.

Both speakers shared highlights from Dr. King’s life of service and influence during the civil rights movement, as well as sharing the theme for the holiday, ‘A Day On, Not a Day Off’.

At the conclusion of the event, both speakers were presented with a certificate of achievement from Army Lt. Col. Joshua LaMotte, 1 ID FWD Chief of Staff, for their speeches honoring Dr. King’s life.

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