An Air Force official will give a keynote address Friday as part of base Black History Month activities.

Brig. Gen. John F. Philips will speak about "African-Americans in the 21st Century - A Legacy of Service" at a luncheon at 11 a.m. in the NCO Club. Tickets are available for $6 by calling 777-3230.Philips is deputy chief of staff for communications-computer systems for the Headquarters Air Force Logistics Command and commander of the Logistics Management Systems Center at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio.