Sandians celebrate Pride Month PHOTOGRAPHY BY CRAIG FRITZ THURSDAY, JUNE 16, 2022 PRIDE FLAG FIRST — ProForce’s Charles Hedrick, left, and Tommy Serna, center, begin raising the Pride flag for the first time at Sandia as Associate Labs Director Susan Seestrom, the executive champion of the Sandia Pride Alliance Network, and others watch the ceremony on June 6. PASS THE FLAG — Mary Guth, a board member of the Sandia Pride Alliance Network, passes a Pride flag along a chain of staff members before it is raised. FLYING HIGH — In honor of Pride Month, the Pride flag flies over Sandia for the first time on June 6 in front of Building 800. PRIDEFUL APPLAUSE — Sandia staff members applaud as the Pride flag is raised in front of Building 800 in honor of Pride Month. COLORFUL CREW — Associate Labs Director Brian Carter, other directors and staff members joined the Sandia Pride Alliance Network float during the the Albuquerque PrideFest parade on June 11. PRIDEFEST — Los Alamos National Laboratory health physics coordinator Tom Shereck, left with flag, walks with Sandians during the parade. FLOAT ON — Electrical surety intern Britanny Hernandez waves a flag while aboard the Sandia float as it moved along Central Avenue during the parade.