Team Kirtland celebrates Juneteenth

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  • By Airman 1st Class Karissa Dick
  • 377th Air Base Wing Public Affairs
Team Kirtland members prepare food for a Juneteenth celebration luncheon at Kirtland Air Force Base, N.M., June 15, 2022. Juneteenth is a federal holiday commemorating emancipation of enslaved African Americans. Juneteenth became a federal holiday on June 17, 2021 but has been celebrated annually on June 19th in various parts of the United States since 1865. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Karissa Dick.)