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Combat Restriction Lifted For Women In U.S. Military: Hidden Challenges & Latinas’ Role

By Victoria Cepeda As the ban on women to serve in combat is lifted, and we are asked whether we agree or not with the Department of Defense’s decision and even servicewomen are torn on their stance on the issue,  here is data  that you may find interesting as well as troubling. From 1973 to […]

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Most Decorated U.S. Latino Soldier SFC Agustín Ramos Calero

Sergeant First Class Agustín Ramos Calero served with the 65th Infantry Regiment widely known as the “The Borinqueneers.” Calero was known as the “One Man Army” for receiving 22 decorations during World War II making him the most decorated U.S. Latino of the war. Calero died on February 10, 1989 of cancer and was buried […]

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Latinos In The Military via CNN

U.S. Army Reservist Manny Gonzalez  discusses the progress of Latino leadership in the Military and how his personal experience during 9/11 gave him “the need to serve” his country. via Cnn.com: Latinos In The Military, posted with vodpod ______________________________________________________________________ We support, sponsor, write and showcase current events in the Arts, history, politics as well as […]

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