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SMC Celebrates the Center's Work Force Diversity

A dancer performs a traditional Northern Mexican dance influenced by German dance styles during one of the many cultural performances at the Space and Missile Systems Center’s first Diversity Day celebration in the Schriever Space Complex courtyard,  Aug. 4.    (Photo by James Gordon)

A dancer performs a traditional Northern Mexican dance influenced by German dance styles during one of the many cultural performances at the Space and Missile Systems Center’s first Diversity Day celebration in the Schriever Space Complex courtyard, Aug. 4. (Photo by James Gordon)

Lupe Ontiveros, award-winning actress, producer, community activitist and visionary, speaks at the opening procession of the Space and Missile Systems Center’s first Diversity Day celebration, in the Schriever Space Complex courtyard, Aug. 4.  The theme for Diversity Day was, “One World, One Team, One Mission,” drawing from the premise that diverse backgrounds and experiences add value to the team focus of delivering space power to today’s warfighter, which is the mission of SMC.  (Photo by James Gordon)

Lupe Ontiveros, award-winning actress, producer, community activitist and visionary, speaks at the opening procession of the Space and Missile Systems Center’s first Diversity Day celebration, in the Schriever Space Complex courtyard, Aug. 4. The theme for Diversity Day was, “One World, One Team, One Mission,” drawing from the premise that diverse backgrounds and experiences add value to the team focus of delivering space power to today’s warfighter, which is the mission of SMC. (Photo by James Gordon)

Children from the Child Development Center sing, “The World is a Rainbow,” in the Schriever Space Complex courtyard for the Space and Missile Systems Center’s first Diversity Day celebration, Aug. 4.  The center set aside a major portion of the duty day to observe and acknowledge the cultural variety in its diverse workforce.  Additionally, the day allowed SMC an opportunity to continue to build positive relationships among Airmen (both military and civilian) and those from surrounding communities.  (Photo by James Gordon)

Children from the Child Development Center sing, “The World is a Rainbow,” in the Schriever Space Complex courtyard for the Space and Missile Systems Center’s first Diversity Day celebration, Aug. 4. The center set aside a major portion of the duty day to observe and acknowledge the cultural variety in its diverse workforce. Additionally, the day allowed SMC an opportunity to continue to build positive relationships among Airmen (both military and civilian) and those from surrounding communities. (Photo by James Gordon)

Page Bates, son of Capt. Lynette Bates, Program Management and Integration, helps give information to observers at the Native American tent at the Space and Missile Systems Center’s first Diversity Day celebration in the Schriever Space Complex courtyard, Aug. 4.  The center set aside a major portion of the duty day to observe and acknowledge the cultural variety in its diverse workforce for this first-time event.  Displays, personal samples, artifacts, books, educational and informational materials and multi-media from six major continents were showcased.  Volunteers were from the local community as well as employees and Airmen from the base.  (Photo by James Gordon)

Page Bates, son of Capt. Lynette Bates, Program Management and Integration, helps give information to observers at the Native American tent at the Space and Missile Systems Center’s first Diversity Day celebration in the Schriever Space Complex courtyard, Aug. 4. The center set aside a major portion of the duty day to observe and acknowledge the cultural variety in its diverse workforce for this first-time event. Displays, personal samples, artifacts, books, educational and informational materials and multi-media from six major continents were showcased. Volunteers were from the local community as well as employees and Airmen from the base. (Photo by James Gordon)

Personnel learn about Native American culture at the North American tent during the  Space and Missile Systems Center’s first diversity celebration in the Schriever Space Complex courtyard, Aug. 4.  The organizers, entertainment and educational displays were all inclusive of a primarily volunteer effort.  Displays, personal samples, artifacts, books, educational and informational materials and multi-media from six major continents were showcased.The day will allowed SMC an opportunity to continue to build positive relationships among Airmen (both military and civilian) and those from surrounding communities.  (Photo by James Gordon)

Personnel learn about Native American culture at the North American tent during the Space and Missile Systems Center’s first diversity celebration in the Schriever Space Complex courtyard, Aug. 4. The organizers, entertainment and educational displays were all inclusive of a primarily volunteer effort. Displays, personal samples, artifacts, books, educational and informational materials and multi-media from six major continents were showcased.The day will allowed SMC an opportunity to continue to build positive relationships among Airmen (both military and civilian) and those from surrounding communities. (Photo by James Gordon)

Two musicians drum to an African beat in one of the many music and dance performances during the Space and Missile Systems Center’s first Diversity Day celebration in the Schriever Space Complex courtyard, Aug. 4.  The center set aside a major portion of the duty day to observe and acknowledge the cultural variety in its diverse workforce for this first-time event.  The organizers, entertainment and educational displays were all inclusive of a primarily volunteer effort.  Volunteers were from the local community as well as employees and Airmen from Los Angeles AFB.  (Photo by James Gordon)

Two musicians drum to an African beat in one of the many music and dance performances during the Space and Missile Systems Center’s first Diversity Day celebration in the Schriever Space Complex courtyard, Aug. 4. The center set aside a major portion of the duty day to observe and acknowledge the cultural variety in its diverse workforce for this first-time event. The organizers, entertainment and educational displays were all inclusive of a primarily volunteer effort. Volunteers were from the local community as well as employees and Airmen from Los Angeles AFB. (Photo by James Gordon)

A dancer demonstrates a traditional African dance in one of the many music and dance performances during the Space and Missile Systems Center’s first Diversity Day celebration in the Schriever Space Complex courtyard, Aug. 4.  The center set aside a major portion of the duty day to observe and acknowledge the cultural variety in its diverse workforce for this first-time event.  The organizers, entertainment and educational displays were all inclusive of a primarily volunteer effort.  (Photo by James Gordon)

A dancer demonstrates a traditional African dance in one of the many music and dance performances during the Space and Missile Systems Center’s first Diversity Day celebration in the Schriever Space Complex courtyard, Aug. 4. The center set aside a major portion of the duty day to observe and acknowledge the cultural variety in its diverse workforce for this first-time event. The organizers, entertainment and educational displays were all inclusive of a primarily volunteer effort. (Photo by James Gordon)

Two Taekwondo students demonstrate their skills during one of the many cultural performances at the Space and Missile Systems Center’s first Diversity Day celebration in the Schriever Space Complex courtyard, Aug. 4.  The theme for Diversity Day was, “One World, One Team, One Mission,” drawing from the premise that diverse backgrounds and experiences add value to the team focus of delivering space power to today’s warfighter, which is the mission of SMC.  Volunteers were from the local community as well as employees and Airmen from Los Angeles AFB.  (Photo by James Gordon)

Two Taekwondo students demonstrate their skills during one of the many cultural performances at the Space and Missile Systems Center’s first Diversity Day celebration in the Schriever Space Complex courtyard, Aug. 4. The theme for Diversity Day was, “One World, One Team, One Mission,” drawing from the premise that diverse backgrounds and experiences add value to the team focus of delivering space power to today’s warfighter, which is the mission of SMC. Volunteers were from the local community as well as employees and Airmen from Los Angeles AFB. (Photo by James Gordon)

A volunteer teaches Lt. Mara Title, SMC Public Affairs,  how to create Origami at the Schriever Space Complex courtyard during Diversity Day, Aug. 4.  The center set aside a major portion of the duty day to observe and acknowledge the cultural variety in its diverse workforce for this first-time event.  Displays, personal samples, artifacts, books, educational and informational materials and multi-media from six major continents were showcased.  (Photo by James Gordon)

A volunteer teaches Lt. Mara Title, SMC Public Affairs, how to create Origami at the Schriever Space Complex courtyard during Diversity Day, Aug. 4. The center set aside a major portion of the duty day to observe and acknowledge the cultural variety in its diverse workforce for this first-time event. Displays, personal samples, artifacts, books, educational and informational materials and multi-media from six major continents were showcased. (Photo by James Gordon)