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Latino Veterans

President Obama Honors Minority Veterans, Now They Need Better Opportunities at Home

Ruben Gallego | Posted 05.26.2014 | Latino Voices
Ruben Gallego

As a Latino veteran, I have seen firsthand how the needs of Latino veterans have been overlooked. If we're going to ask minority soldiers to risk their lives in the same way as any other American, we should guarantee they have the same opportunities to succeed when they get home.

Former Sgt. Honored To Receive Medal Years After Service

AP | OLGA R. RODRIGUEZ | Posted 02.23.2014 | Latino Voices

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Former Sgt. Santiago Erevia remembers the day in May 1969 when his Army unit came under heavy enemy fire in Vietnam. While crawli...

5 Veterans Who Will Make You Proud To Be Latino

The Huffington Post | Ana Benedetti | Posted 11.11.2013 | Latino Voices

Latino veterans form an important part of American history. Since the United States fought for its independence in the late 18th century, there have b...

Latino Veterans Defend Deported Soldiers

EFE | Posted 12.27.2012 | Latino Voices

Brothers Valente and Jesus Manuel Valenzuela, war veterans with suspended deportation orders, announced Wednesday the launching of a campaign to help ...

Hispanic Veterans Find Fault With Presidential Candidates

VOXXI | Posted 09.29.2012 | Latino Voices

By Raisa Camargo, VOXXI Campaigning for the veteran vote is another underlying theme in the coming six weeks, but some Latino veterans are still a...

Veterans Get 'Boost' Towards Entrepreneurship

Posted 08.20.2012 | Latino Voices

By Raisa Camargo, VOXXI Latino veterans in the Florida area are finding out that there are broader options for employment than going around the nei...

Helping Ethnic Minority Veterans Make The Transition

Manny Espinoza | Posted 05.26.2012 | Impact
Manny Espinoza

The U.S.S. Intrepid will be buzzing with activity this week. But the hundreds of men and women on board will be preparing for a different kind of batt...

On Veterans Day - What We Tell Our Children

Graciela Tiscareno-Sato | Posted 01.11.2012 | Latino Voices
Graciela Tiscareno-Sato

What are you telling your children today about Veterans Day? What do they understand about why they have a day off from school on Friday? How do you explain military service to your young children?

To Latino Voter Suppression: BASTA YA!

Jim Gonzalez | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jim Gonzalez

In every Latino home where a folded American flag is a sad reminder of the ultimate sacrifice paid on the field of battle, there will be only one response to Desposada's Latino voter suppression ad: ¡Basta Ya!