FORT LEE, Va. – Media are invited to Fort Lee’s community celebration of Asian-American Pacific Islander culture at Lee Theater here, May 17.

                WHAT: Asian-American Pacific Islander Observance

                WHEN: 11:30 a.m., Thursday, May 17

                WHERE: Lee Theater

Under the theme of “Unite Our Vision by Working Together,” the free event is co-hosted by the 23rd Quartermaster Brigade and the Fort Lee Equal Opportunity Office.

The event’s guest speaker is Dr. Francis H. Dong, a former officer in the Army who has become an active consultant in business management, executive and adult education, training and development and military-to-civilian transition. His areas of expertise include finance, international business, management, strategic planning and public policy.

Media planning to attend must contact Sarah Gauvin by 10 a.m. Thursday to coordinate an escort to the event at (804) 734-6965, (804) 400-7273 or

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Fort Lee is the Army’s Home of Sustainment and supports the training, education and development of adaptive Army logistics professionals. Major organizations on the installation include the Defense Commissary Agency, Defense Contract Management Agency, Combined Arms Support Command, the Army Logistics University, U.S. Army Ordnance School, U.S. Army Quartermaster School and U.S. Army Transportation School. Fort Lee supports nearly 86,000 Soldiers, retirees, veterans, family members and civilian employees and boasts an economic impact of about $2.4 billion per year.