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Hispanics in Service (Experiencing War, Stories from the Veterans History Project, Library of Congress)
Whatever their individual backgrounds before they came to serve their country, the Hispanics in these collections all found opportunities without impediments by donning the uniforms of the Army, Navy, Air Force, and Marines. Some, like Joseph Medina, came from a family with a rich military background; others, like Eva Jacques or Raymond Ayon, were students enticed with the notion that their country needed them. None expressed that even a hint of prejudice marked their experiences, a remarkable testimony to the democratic ideal of military service.
Image: Raymond AyonRaymond L. Ayon
AIR FORCE
Korea

Video Interview , Photos, Memoirs, etc.
Image: Arthur T. BaltazarArthur T. Baltazar
ARMY
Vietnam

Video Interview, Photos
Image: Nilsa R. BibiloniNilsa R. Bibiloni
NAVY
Persian Gulf, Afghanastan

Audio Interview, Photos
Image: Lawrence CaccesseLawrence Caccesse
AIR FORCE
Korea

Video Interview
Image: Martin FierroMartin E. Fierro
ARMY
Persian Gulf

Video Interview
Image: Ernest GallegoErnest E. Gallego
ARMY AIR CORPS
World War II

Video Interview, Photos, Diary, VMail
Image: Eva JacquesEva R. Jacques
ARMY AIR CORPS
World War II

Video Interview, Photos, etc.
Image: Antonio MartinezAntonio Martinez
ARMY
World War II

Video Interview, Photos, Official Documents

Image: Joseph MedinaJoseph V. Medina
MARINES
Iraq/Afghanistan

Video Interview, Transcript
Image: Agnes Helen Gomez PattersonAgnes G. Patterson
AIR FORCE
Cold War

Video Interview, Photos, Memoir
Image: Manuel PerezManuel C. Perez
NAVY
World War II

Video Interview
Image: Hector PontonHector R. Ponton
ARMY
Korea & Vietnam

Video Interview, Transcript
Image: Leroy QuintanaLeroy V. Quintana
ARMY
Vietnam

Audio Interview
Image: Alfred V. RasconAlfred V. Rascon
ARMY
Vietnam, Iraq/Afghanistan

Video Interview
Image: Santos RosasSantos Rosas
ARMY
Vietnam

Video Interview
Image: Raymond TorresRaymond E. Torres
NAVY
Vietnam

Video Interview , Photos, Personal Correspondence, etc.
Image: Ramon VieraRamon Viera
ARMY
World War II, Korea

Audio Interview, Photos, Official Documents
Image: Gary VillarealGary L. Villareal
ARMY
Vietnam

Video Interview, Photos
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