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Tag: Hispanic Heritage
  • HISPANIC HERITAGE: A culture of support

    Even though she was born and raised in the U.S., Senior Airman Laura Perez knows the struggles of feeling like an outsider. Her father is from Mexico and her mother from El Salvador, both of whom contributed to her dedication to hard work and strong sense of family.
  • Hispanic Heritage: From teaching resiliency to living it

    For 39-year-old Airman 1st Class Raymond Lopez Llaurador, 721st Security Forces Squadron defender, the decision to leave behind an extensive teaching career in Puerto Rico so he could join the United States Air Force proved to him that lessons in resiliency can be learned at any age.
  • HISPANIC HERITAGE: Overcoming culture shock to serve adopted country

    North of Mexico City, the 12th largest city in the world, amongst the scrub and arroyos of Hidalgo State, lies Quitandeje, population of about 200. In this remote, tiny municipality Tech. Sgt. Guillermo Mejia’s Air Force story begins.

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