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APHA hosts “Taste of Asia and Pacific”

Members from APHA pose for a group picture.

U.S. Air Force Airmen from the Asian Pacific Heritage Association pose for a group photo during the “Taste of Asia and Pacific” event at Incirlik Air Base, Turkey, May 26, 2018. The event concluded the month-long celebration for Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Octavius Thompson)

Master Sgt. Tony Eclavea and Staff Sgt. Terina Ngaropo perform a duet during the “Taste of Asia and Pacific” event

U.S. Air Force Master Sgt. Tony Eclavea, 39th Air Base Wing superintendent of chapel operations, and Staff Sgt.Terina Ngaropo, 39th Medical Group NCO in charge of command support section, perform a duet during the “Taste of Asia and Pacific” event at Incirlik Air Base, Turkey, May 26, 2018. The ukulele, used during their performance, originated in the 19th century as a Hawaiian adaptation of the Portuguese machete, a small guitar-like instrument. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Octavius Thompson)

Airmen from the Asian Pacific Heritage Association perform a Tahitian dance during the “Taste of Asia and Pacific” event

U.S. Air Force Airmen from the Asian Pacific Heritage Association perform a Tahitian dance during the “Taste of Asia and Pacific” event at Incirlik Air Base, Turkey, May 26, 2018. The dance comes from the island of Tahiti, and consisted of three different songs mashed into one. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Octavius Thompson)

Airmen listen to opening remarks from Tech. Sgt. Margaret Asuega during the “Taste of Asia and Pacific” event.

U.S. Air Force Airmen listen to opening remarks from Tech. Sgt. Margaret Asuega, 39th Communications Squadron NCO in charge of cyber systems operations and a member of the Asian Pacific Heritage Association, during the “Taste of Asia and Pacific” event at Incirlik Air Base, Turkey, May 26, 2018. The members of APHA performed live dances, songs and prepared food for members who attended the event. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Octavius Thompson)

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