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Hispanic Heritage Month
Sixteenth Air Force Cyber Warrior shares ancestors’ legacy during Hispanic Heritage Month
October 16, 2023
— Hispanic Heritage Month pays tribute to generations of Hispanic Americans who made notable contributions, enriching the nation while adding diversity and inclusion to the Air Force. This is especially true for Mr. Daniel Lopez, Sixteenth Air Force of the Department of the Air Force Assessment and Authorization Branch. Lopez’s great-great aunt Jovita Idar influenced the nation as a diversity and inclusion pioneer...
Army South celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month
October 10, 2023
— Music filled the air with Latin flavor. The aroma of tamales, Gallo pinto, and paella welcomed Soldiers, Civilians, and their Families to the U.S. Army South’s Hispanic Heritage Month celebration in front of the headquarters building at Joint Base San Antonio-Fort Sam Houston, on Oct. 4, 2023 ...
Lessons From a Father: Soldier uses his father's life lessons as a guide to success
October 2, 2023
— A father can be the most important influence in a boy’s life. He is the first example of what it means to be a man, and the lessons he passes on can stick with his son for life. The lessons Spc. Armando Estrada learned from his father, Armando Estrada Sr., who helped shape the man he grew up to be and prepared him for his future profession: a Soldier in the United States Army...
Hispanic Heritage Month begins Sept. 15
September 13, 2023
— Every year, Americans observe National Hispanic Heritage Month from Sept. 15 to Oct.15. The month celebrates the histories, cultures, and contributions of American citizens whose ancestors came from Spain, Mexico, the Caribbean and Central and South America...
Hispanic Heritage Month: Airman 1st Class Sophia Rodriguez
October 11, 2022
— Meet Airman 1st Class Sophia Rodriguez, commander support staff technician at Air Force Installation and Mission Support Center headquarters at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland. Rodriguez shares her experience serving in the military and what Hispanic Heritage Month means to her. ...
Hispanic Heritage Month: Dennis Guadarrama
September 27, 2022
— It’s Hispanic Heritage Month! In 1988, President Ronald Reagan signed the commemoration into law to recognize the significant contributions and influence of Hispanic Americans to the history, culture and achievements of the United States and the Air Force...
Unidos: Inclusivity for a stronger military
September 21, 2022
— The U.S. Army is composed of various groups; among these is the Hispanic American population, which comprises 16.4% of active duty Army Soldiers, according to the Department of Defense 2020 Demographics Report of the Military...
Hispanic Heritage Month: A time to pay tribute
October 15, 2020
— Two Hispanic Americans and San Antonio natives, Chief Master Sgt. Joe Gonzalez, 433rd Mission Support Group superintendent, and Tech. Sgt. Christine R. Narro, a 433rd Aerospace Medicine Squadron optometry technician, are both enlisted Reserve Citizen Airmen assigned to the 433rd Airlift Wing at Joint Base San Antonio–Lackland. ...
Hispanic Heritage Month: IAAFA Airman shares heritage, encourages cultural cooperation
September 18, 2020
— Tech. Sgt. Alejandra Avila will celebrate her ninth year in the Air Force Sept. 27, right in the middle of Hispanic Heritage Month...
'Damn the Torpedoes – Full Speed Ahead': The Navy’s first Admiral was a Hispanic Hero
September 15, 2020
— David Glasgow Farragut was the U.S. Navy’s first full admiral. At the time of his death in 1870, Farragut had served a total of 59 years in uniform...
A Bag Full of Dreams: Celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month
September 14, 2020
— “I was born in Monterrey, Mexico,” said Ismael Lopez. “My hometown is Villaldalma, Nuevo Leon.” It has been quite a journey to get to where he is now, from his hometown to a new life in America. ...
BAMC celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month
October 17, 2019
— Brooke Army Medical Center held a Hispanic Heritage Month celebration Oct. 11 to honor the contributions of Hispanic Americans to the United States military...
Hispanic Heritage: adding strength through diversity
September 21, 2018
— Since 1988, Sept. 15 to Oct. 15 has been recognized as National Hispanic Heritage Month. Hispanic Heritage Month celebrates the culture, history and contributions of American citizens who came from Spain, Mexico, the Caribbean and Central and South America...