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Hispanics in America"s defense.

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Published by Office of the Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Military Manpower and Personnel Policy, [Supt. of Docs., U.S. G.P.O., distributor in [Washington, D.C.?] .
Written in English

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  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • United States -- Armed Forces -- Hispanic Americans.

    • Edition Notes

      ContributionsUnited States. Office of the Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Military Manpower and Personnel Policy.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsUB418.H57 H57 1990
      The Physical Object
      Paginationiv, 237 p. :
      Number of Pages237
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1985495M
      LC Control Number90600757

      Most Hispanic immigrants come from Mexico, constituting over 67 percent of the overall Hispanic-American population. Hispanic Americans contribute to all areas of American life and culture. They are prominent in the entertainment industry, in literature, in government, in the military and in the business world. Census data shows that percent of Hispanics speak a language other than English at home: percent of Mexicans, percent of Puerto Ricans, percent of Cubans, percent of Central Americans. percent of Hispanics state that they are not fluent in English.

      Hispanic and Latino Americans (Spanish: estadounidenses hispanos, pronounced [ˈðenses isˈpanos]) are Americans who are descendants of people from Iberia and Latin America. More generally, these demographics include all Americans who identify as Hispanic and/or Latino (regardless of ancestry). As of , the Census Bureau estimated that there were almost 60 million Hispanics. ment of African American and Hispanic Americans and other minorities, as compared to their similarly situated white counter-parts within the criminal justice system. Disparate treatment of minorities begins at the very first stage of the criminal justice system: the investigation of suspected criminal activity by law enforcement Size: KB.

      Latino Americans is a landmark three-part, six-hour documentary series that is set to air nationally on PBS in the fall of It is a story of immigration and redemption, of anguish and. A lawyer by training, Romero, born in New York to Puerto Rican parents, became the first Latino and first openly gay leader of the American Civil Liberties Union just days before the Sept. 11, , attacks. His work at the ACLU has tackled racial equality, religious freedom, gay rights, reproductive rights and personal privacy issues.


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This document pays tribute to the Hispanic American (HA) men and women who have served and continue to serve with courage and distinction in America's s: 1. The military heritage of Hispanic Americans in our nation's defense: an overview --A salute to Hispanic fighter aces --Hispanic American recipients of the Medal of Honor --A special tribute [Hispanic hostages during the takeover of the U.S.

Embassy in Iran] --A special tribute [Hispanic officer killed in action in Libya] --A salute to Navy ships christened in honor of Hispanics.

The military heritage of Hispanic Americans in our nation's defense: an overview -- A salute to Hispanic fighter aces -- Hispanic American recipients of the Medal of Honor -- A special tribute [Hispanic hostages during the takeover of the U.S.

Embassy in Iran] -- A special tribute [Hispanic officer killed in action in Libya] -- A salute to Navy ships christened in honor of Hispanics Pages: Print book: National government publication: EnglishView all editions and formats: Rating: (not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects: Hispanic Americans. United States -- Armed Forces -- Hispanic Americans -- Registers. Hispanic American veterans. View all subjects; More like this: Similar Items. Hispanics in America’s Defense. Secretary of Defense for Equal Opportunity and Safety Policy | | ISBN: N/A | English | pages | PDF | 12 MB.

Most of the officers in this unit were non- Hispanic, although several Mexican Texans (Tejanos) served as captains (George Trevino, Clemente Zapata, Cesario Falcon, and Jose Maria Marlines) and Lieutenants (Ramon Garcia Falcon, Antonio Abad Dias, Santos Cadena, and Cecilio Vela).

hear quarters. Each ethnic group that makes up this mosaic we call America has contributed its part over the last two centuries, and, according to the Defense Department publication, Hispanics in America's Defense, "when our country has been in need, Hispanic Americans have had more than their share of stouthearted, indomitable men.

An eminent scholar finds a new American history in the Hispanic past of our diverse nation. The United States is still typically conceived of as an offshoot of England, with our history unfolding east to west beginning with the first English settlers in Jamestown. This view overlooks the significance of America’s Hispanic by: 3.

This is from an essay that focuses on Latinos in the United States military during the wars of the late 19th and entire 20th centuries as well as the peacetime roles of American Latino soldiers and veterans.

The essay also discusses the economic and social significance of military service to American Latinos. He was the very first Hispanic Secretary of the Navy with a strong background in law. His lengthy military career started during World War II and has held many positions.

Inhe was nominated by President Carter to be the Secretary of the Navy and one big goal of his was to recruit more Hispanic-Americans into the Navy. Sergeant Rafael Peralta. Congressional review and the National Defense Authorization Act prompted a review of Jewish-American and Hispanic-American veteran war records from WWII, the Korean War and the Vietnam War.

The story of Latino-American discrimination largely begins inwhen the United States won the Mexican-American War. The Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo, which marked the war’s end, granted 55 Author: Erin Blakemore. Hispanic (40%) and black (33%) adults are more likely than whites (22%) to report not having read a book in the past 12 months.

But there are differences between Hispanics born inside and outside the United States: 56% of foreign-born Hispanics report not having read a book, compared with 27% of Hispanics born in the U.S. The Defense Equal Opportunity Management Institute produces a semi-annual statistical report on representation in the military that has considerable data on Hispanics.

A copy of the March report is available at This appears to be the most up to date source of general statistics on Hispanics in the Size: KB. Hispanics in the American Civil War fought on both the Union and Confederate sides of the conflict.

Not all the Hispanics who fought in the American Civil War were "Hispanic-Americans", in other words citizens of the United of them were Spanish subjects or nationals from countries in the Caribbean, Central and South America.

Ineven the briefest Internet search reveals an extraordinary number of books, documentaries, and websites devoted to tallying Latino military service. Hispanics in America's Defense (Washington DC: Office of the Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Military Manpower and Personnel Policy, ), 3.

Puerto Rican Servicewomen in Defense of the Nation The Contributions of Hispanic Servicewomen The appearance of these links does not constitute endorsement by the U.S. Army of these websites or the information, products or services contained therein.

Until recently, Latino portrayals in the media has had negative affects for the Latino community. Historically Latinos have not only been portrayed negatively through stereotypes but they have also been largely ignored and excluded from most American Media. The foreign-born population residing in the U.S.

reached a record million, or % of the U.S. population, in This immigrant population has more than quadrupled since the s, when the Immigration and Naturalization Act took effect.

Though growth has begun to slow in recent years, the number of immigrants living in the United. Hispanic Americans: Shaping the Bright Future of America The U.S.

Army values the contributions of American Soldiers with ancestry from Spain, Mexico, the Caribbean, Central and South America.Mexican Americans. Mexican Americans were drafted into or volunteered for the U.S. armed services, where they had the highest percentage of Congressional Medal of Honor winners of any minority in the United States.

The war also fueled Latino migration to the United States. As defense industries.Hispanics and the Future of America presents details of the complex story of a population that varies in many dimensions, including national origin, immigration status, and generation.

The papers in this volume draw on a wide variety of data sources to describe the contours of this population, from the perspectives of history, demography, geography, education, family.