DOD Celebrates National Hispanic Heritage Month

DOD Celebrates National Hispanic Heritage Month

The Defense Department and the nation celebrate National Hispanic Heritage Month, Sept. 15 to Oct. 15.
It's a time to reflect on the contributions and sacrifices Hispanics have made to the United States, not just in the military, but in all walks of life.
A significant number of Hispanics have served in all of the nation's wars beginning with the Revolutionary War.

Sixty-one service members of Hispanic or Latino heritage have been awarded the Medal of Honor, the highest medal for valor. Two were sailors, 13 Marines and 46 soldiers.

Read the full article on Defense.gov

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