Dating a former army ranger
Cries of "Banzai" rang through the jungles - the staccato of enemy machine guns, mortars and rifles broke through the jungle silence.
The bayonet charges were suicidal, but the 158th Regimental Combat Team, the "Bushmasters," repulsed the enemy and advanced.
Approximately 200 Puerto Rican women served in the Women’s Army Corp and served in the critical role of Code Talkers to avoid enemy intelligence. More than 80,000 Hispanic-Americans served with distinction in Vietnam, from the Battle for Hue City to the Siege of Khe Sanh.
When the Korean War broke out, Hispanic-Americans again answered the call to duty as they, their brothers, cousins, and friends had done in World War II. President Barack Obama presented 24 Army veterans with the Medal of Honor in one of the largest Medal of Honor ceremonies in history, March 18, 2014.
According to House concurrent resolution 253, approximately 400,000 to 500,000 Hispanic service members served in the U. ," depicts the 158th Infantry Regiment during the Bicol Campaign, Luzon, Philippine Islands, April 3-4, 1945. Expanded in Panama, it was one of World War II's few organizations to complete the trail from Down Under to Japan.
According to Defense Manpower Data Center statistics, Hispanics comprised 4.2 percent or the Army representation in the Persian Gulf theater during the war.
Thousands of men and women of Hispanic Heritage are placing their boots on the ground in more than 120 countries around the world in contingency operations throughout the world. 11, 2001 attacks started the Global War on Terrorism, Operation Iraqi Freedom and Operation Enduring Freedom.
Lucero received the French Croix de Guerre during World War I for destroying two German machine gun nests and maintaining constant fire for three hours.
Serna, received the Distinguished Service Cross for the single-handed capture of 24 enemy soldiers.