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Keesler honors Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

U.S. Air Force Senior Master Sgt. Leo Morales, Mathies NCO Academy director of education, participates in singing the song, Lift Every Voice and Sing, at the annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Luncheon inside the Bay Breeze Event Center at Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi, Jan. 15, 2019. The 81st Training Wing and Wing Staff Agencies hosted the event honoring King�s legacy and his efforts to inspire civil rights activism within the African-American community. He was only 35 years old when he was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 1964. (U.S. Air Force photo by Kemberly Groue)

U.S. Air Force Senior Master Sgt. Leo Morales, Mathies NCO Academy director of education, participates in singing the song, Lift Every Voice and Sing, at the annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Luncheon inside the Bay Breeze Event Center at Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi, Jan. 15, 2019. The 81st Training Wing and Wing Staff Agencies hosted the event honoring King's legacy and his efforts to inspire civil rights activism within the African-American community. He was only 35 years old when he was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 1964. (U.S. Air Force photo by Kemberly Groue)

An event program is on display at the annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Luncheon at the Bay Breeze Event Center on Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi, Jan. 15, 2019. The 81st Training Wing and Wing Staff Agencies hosted the event honoring King's legacy and his efforts to inspire civil rights activism within the African-American community. He is widely regarded as America's pre-eminent advocate of nonviolence and one of the greatest nonviolent leaders in world history. (U.S. Air Force photo by Kemberly Groue)

An event program is on display at the annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Luncheon at the Bay Breeze Event Center on Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi, Jan. 15, 2019. The 81st Training Wing and Wing Staff Agencies hosted the event honoring King's legacy and his efforts to inspire civil rights activism within the African-American community. He is widely regarded as America's pre-eminent advocate of nonviolence and one of the greatest nonviolent leaders in world history. (U.S. Air Force photo by Kemberly Groue)

U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Miklo Miller, Keesler Honor Guard member, presents the colors at the annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Luncheon inside the Bay Breeze Event Center at Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi, Jan. 15, 2019. The 81st Training Wing and Wing Staff Agencies hosted the event honoring King's legacy and his efforts to inspire civil rights activism within the African-American community. He was only 35 years old when he was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 1964. (U.S. Air Force photo by Kemberly Groue)

U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Miklo Miller, Keesler Honor Guard member, presents the colors at the annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Luncheon inside the Bay Breeze Event Center at Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi, Jan. 15, 2019. The 81st Training Wing and Wing Staff Agencies hosted the event honoring King's legacy and his efforts to inspire civil rights activism within the African-American community. He was only 35 years old when he was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 1964. (U.S. Air Force photo by Kemberly Groue)

eesler personnel attend the annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Luncheon inside the Bay Breeze Event Center at Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi, Jan. 15, 2019. The 81st Training Wing and Wing Staff Agencies hosted the event honoring King's legacy and his efforts to inspire civil rights activism within the African-American community. He is widely regarded as America's pre-eminent advocate of nonviolence and one of the greatest nonviolent leaders in world history. (U.S. Air Force photo by Kemberly Groue)

Keesler personnel attend the annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Luncheon inside the Bay Breeze Event Center at Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi, Jan. 15, 2019. The 81st Training Wing and Wing Staff Agencies hosted the event honoring King's legacy and his efforts to inspire civil rights activism within the African-American community. He is widely regarded as America's pre-eminent advocate of nonviolence and one of the greatest nonviolent leaders in world history. (U.S. Air Force photo by Kemberly Groue)

Reverend Dr. Kenneth M. Davis, speaks at the annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Luncheon inside the Bay Breeze Event Center at Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi, Jan. 15, 2019. The 81st Training Wing and Wing Staff Agencies hosted the event honoring King's legacy and his efforts to inspire civil rights activism within the African-American community. In 1994, Congress designated the Martin Luther King Jr. Federal Holiday a national day of service and charged the Corporation for National and Community Service with leading the effort. (U.S. Air Force photo by Kemberly Groue)

Reverend Dr. Kenneth M. Davis, speaks at the annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Luncheon inside the Bay Breeze Event Center at Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi, Jan. 15, 2019. The 81st Training Wing and Wing Staff Agencies hosted the event honoring King's legacy and his efforts to inspire civil rights activism within the African-American community. In 1994, Congress designated the Martin Luther King Jr. Federal Holiday a national day of service and charged the Corporation for National and Community Service with leading the effort. (U.S. Air Force photo by Kemberly Groue)

KEESLER AIR FORCE BASE, Miss. --