African American Heritage Luncheon
Willie Jo Taylor, second from right, a retiree of AEDC, received the AEDC African American Heritage Committee Achievement of Excellence award at the luncheon Feb. 16 at Arnold Lakeside Center. Taylor was one of the first black females to work at AEDC as part of a stay-in-school program in 1979. She was accompanied at the luncheon by her husband of 37 years, Gregory Taylor, and her daughter, AEDC team member Dana Taylor Henry. Pictured during the award presentation, left to right, are Dr. Mark Mehalic, AEDC executive director; Dr. Andrew Hugine Jr., president of Alabama A&M University; Taylor; and Artious Walker, member of the AEDC African American Heritage Committee. (U.S. Air Force photo/Jacqueline Cowan)

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