Hispanic, Latino-Americans Military Service

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Afro-American resources

African-Americans Military - African-Americans Notable People - African Americans: By Region, State and Locality - Black History Month - Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. - General Resources - Historically Black Colleges and Universities - Legislation, Historic Documents - Underground Railroad/Harriet Tubman  

Hispanic, Latino-American Resources

Latino-American Civil Rights - Latino-American General Resources - Hispanic Heritage Month - Is it Hispanic or Latino? - Latino-Americans Military - Latino-American Notable People - Specific Latino Cultural Information - Latino-American Regional Information

Some Specific Latino-American Cultures

Cuban American - Mexican-American - Puerto Rican



Asian-American Resources
Asian-American General Resources - Asian American Civil Rights - Asian-American Military Service - Asian-American Notable People

Some Specific Asian-American Cultures

Cambodian-American - Chinese-American - Filipino-American - Hmong-American - Indo-American - Japanese-American - Korean-American - Laotian-American - Persian-American - Thai-American - Vietnamese-American


Afro-American Lesson Plans - Hispanic-Americans / Latino Lesson Plans - Asian-American Lesson Plans - Multiculturalism & Tolerance Lesson Plans


Air Force Recruits: Percent Hispanic by state. __ Percentages of Hispanic recruits by state. - From statemaster.com - http://www.statemaster.com/graph/mil_air_for_rec_per_his-air-force-recruits-percent-hispanic

Hispanic-Americans in the U.S. Army __ From Medal of Honor winners to the grunt on the ground, you will find a lot of information. - illustrated - From army.mil - http://www.history.army.mil/html/topics/hispam/index.html

Hispanic soldiers pay a bloody toll in Iraq __ "One of the first U.S. soldiers to die in Iraq, Jose Gutierrez, was an orphaned Guatemalan who at the time of his death was not even an American citizen."  A history. - From finalcall.com - http://www.finalcall.com/artman/publish/article_1049.shtml  

Hispanics in America's Defense __ This website gives a brief glimpse of Hispanic participation in various locations during World War II. Statistics and some stories. - From Hispanic America USA, Inc. - http://www.neta.com/~1stbooks/defens11.htm

Hispanics In The Military __ "A listing of the Hispanic Medal of Honor recipients and a narrative of their heroic actions..." That along with a lot of other information. - From pewhispanic.org - http://pewhispanic.org/reports/report.php?ReportID=17

Hispanics in the Military __ "In every war and on every battlefield, Americans from Spain, Mexico, the Caribbean, and Central and South America have risked their lives in defense of the United States."  You will find a history of that involvement. - From valerosos.com - http://www.valerosos.com/HispanicsMilitary.html


The Hispanic Experience - Contributions to America's Defense __ "When the Civil War erupted in 1861, the allegiance of Mexican Americans, particularly those living in Texas, was deeply divided. Initially, some 2,500 Mexican Americans went to war for the Confederacy, while 950 volunteered for service in the Union Army. By the end of this bloody struggle (1865), almost 10,000 Mexican Americans had served in regular army or volunteer units. Of the 40,000 books and pamphlets written about the Civil War, only one book, Vaqueros in Blue and Gray, has been printed about the role of the Mexican Americans." You will learn about the Hispanic contribution to American defense through the Gulf War of 1991. - From houstonculture.org - http://www.houstonculture.org/hispanic/memorial.html

"An influential Hispanic American in the military." __ Article about Lieutenant Commander of the Navy Raul Castaneda. Written in 1996 - From findarticles.com - http://findarticles.com/p/articles/mi_m0FWK/is_n1_v18/ai_19014453/


Hispanics in the United States Marine Corps __ You will find an encyclopedic article with links to related materials. - illustrated - From wikipedia - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hispanics_in_the_United_States_Marine_Corps

Top Hispanics in the U.S. Military: Celebrating Commitment to Honor, Duty and Country __ "Hispanics hold some of the most vital and sensitive commands in the U.S. armed forces. Hispanic Engineer & Information Technology magazine profiles some of the men and women defending the country, at home and abroad. "  Learn who they are. - illustrated - From hispanicengineer.com - http://www.hispanicengineer.com/artman/publish/printer_202.shtml  


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