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Heritage Month Resources

September 15 – October 15: Hispanic Heritage Month

Hispanic Americans have been a vital part of the U.S. Army since the Revolutionary War. Soldiers with ancestry from Spain, Mexico, the Caribbean, and Central and South America have served honorably for generations. Explore a small slice of the vast history of Hispanic service in the U.S. Army.


A World War II unit in uniform

Hispanic Service in the Civil War

The 65th Infantry “Borinqueneers”



Anthony C. Acevedo, 1924-2018
Roy P. Benavidas, 1935-1998
Modesto Cartagena de Jesús, 1922-2010
Richard E. Cavazos, 1929-2017
Roger Cisneros, 1924-2017
Adamo E. de Angelis, 1931-1969
Santiago Jesus Erevia, 1945-2016
Emily J.T. Perez, 1983-2005
Louis Richard Rocco, 1938-2002
Humbert R. Versace, 1937-1966