Updates from the Veterans History Project (VHP): Hispanic Heritage Month - Dispatch September 19, 2017

Did you know that September 15 through October 15 is set aside each year to recognize the contributions of Hispanic and Latino Americans, including those who served in the United States military? Read Veterans History Project Liaison Specialist Andrew Huber’s latest guest blog post, dedicated to these special veterans, many of whom have shared their personal recollections with VHP. The article highlights groups and individuals alike who valiantly served their country, and received recognition and high honors for doing so.
To read the full article, go to http://blogs.loc.gov/folklife/2017/09/hispanic-american-heritage-month/
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