• #VeteranOfTheDay Army Veteran Mercedes O. Cubria

    During National Hispanic Heritage Month, today’s #VeteranOfTheDay is Army Veteran Mercedes Cubria, the first Cuban-born woman to serve as an Army officer.

  • Hispanic family defines meaning of service

    National Hispanic Heritage Month honors those who have positively influenced and enriched the U.S. and society. For the Fuentes family, that means celebrating the nine brothers who served in the military. Brothers Alfonso, David, Enrique, Ezequiel, Ismael, Marcos, Richard and Rudy all served in the Marine Corps, while Israel served in the Air Force.

  • Secretary Wilkie: Honoring Hispanic-American Veterans

    Here at VA, we take time during this 31-day period to praise those men and women of Hispanic descent who didn’t just enjoy America’s freedoms, they chose to take up arms to defend those freedoms.

  • #VeteranOfTheDay Army Veteran Ricardo Martinez

    During National Hispanic Heritage Month, today’s #VeteranOfTheDay is Army Veteran Ricardo Martinez, who served as an M-1 Abrams tank system mechanic.

  • #VeteranOfTheDay Army Veteran Luis Rios

    During National Hispanic Heritage Month, today’s #VeteranOfTheDay is Army Veteran Luis Rios, who served in Iraq and Afghanistan.

  • #VeteranOfTheDay Army Veteran Hector O. Morales Jr.

    During National Hispanic Heritage Month, today’s #VeteranOfTheDay is Army Veteran Hector O. Morales Jr., who served during Desert Storm.

  • #VeteranOfTheDay Army Veteran Miguel Olivera

    During National Hispanic Heritage Month, today’s #VeteranOfTheDay is Army Veteran Miguel Olivera, who served during Vietnam.

  • Hispanic American Veterans honored during heritage month

    National Hispanic American Heritage Month honors and remembers all the […]

  • Veterans Legacy Program: Sfc. Gil Ramos-Rivera, from Puerto Rico to Korea to Vietnam

    Sfc. Gil Ramos-Rivera was born and raised in Puerto Rico […]

  • #VeteranOfTheDay Navy Veteran Raymond Emilio Torres

    Raymond Emilio Torres is a Navy Veteran who served from 1966 to 1970 during the Vietnam War. A grenade explosion left him critically injured.

  • #VeteranOfTheDay Navy Veteran Nilsa Rosada Bibiloni

    Nilsa volunteered to serve in the Navy during Persian Gulf War and enlisted from 1983 to 2005. She enlisted in Puerto Rico.

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