February Public Programs at War in the Pacific National Historical Park

by Kelly Carroll, War in the Pacific National Historical Park
Stripes Guam

February 18, Saturday: 2 pm at Visitor Center - “The Right to Fight”
In celebration of African-American History Month, we are inviting the public to a presentation on the role of African American servicemen in the Pacific Theater of WWII. Learn fascinating and inspiring facts about many valuable contributions that earned African-Americans high praises and commendation for their struggles and sacrifices. (1.5 hours)
 
February 19, Sunday: 2 pm at Visitor Center - “Science Sunday”
Science Sunday features current research projects happening right here in Guam and the Micronesian region. For more information on this event, call 333-4050 or email gureefmonitoring@gmail.com. (1 hour)
 
February 25, Saturday: 7 pm at Asan Beach - “Movies in the Park – Red Tails”
In honor of African-American History Month, we will be featuring the movie Red Tails. Red Tails tells the story of the famed Tuskegee Airman. Having faced segregation while kept mostly on the ground during World War II, are called into duty. Please bring water, flashlights, insect repellant and your beach chair, or mat. The film will be shown on a large screen and is free. The film is rated PG-13.

To contact Park Rangers, please call (671)333-4050 or email at wapa_interpretation@nps.gov

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