Monday, May 27th, 2013

Latina veteran creates mental health non-profit for fellow veterans

By Kristina Puga, NBCLatino Xiomara Sosa says she hasn’t talked about her military experience since 9/11, but today, not only is she talking about it, she wants to give back to her fellow veterans. She is a mental health and physical health counselor who founded XAS Consulting, LLC, as well as the organizations, Get-Right! and You Are Strong! Center on Veterans

Tuesday, April 30th, 2013

Mexican American Honored as WWII Vet and Holocaust Survivor

By Vanessa A. Alvarez, NBCLatino Anthony Acevedo is one of the World War II veterans being honored today at the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum’s 20th Anniversary Tribute in Washington, D.C. But unlike his fellow honorees, Acevedo is also a Holocaust survivor. At...

Monday, November 14th, 2011

Lt. Gen. Ricardo Sanchez’s Letter To Veterans

Happy Veterans Day. I would like to thank all Veterans of the U.S. military for your service to our nation.  On this day of observance, remembrance, and appreciation, there is much for which to be grateful.  Veterans...

Friday, November 11th, 2011

Things To Know About Veteran’s Day

By The Census Bureau Veterans Day 2011: Nov. 11 Veterans Day originated as “Armistice Day” on Nov. 11, 1919, the first anniversary of the end of World War I. Congress passed a resolution in 1926 for an...

Thursday, October 27th, 2011

Army Pursues Latinos To Push Them Into Sciences

An interesting story comes from the Army this week, which is apparently trying to push Latinos in its ranks into the sciences, or STEM, science, technology, engineering and mathematics. They are also using STEM as the proverbial...

Thursday, October 13th, 2011

Latino Civil Rights: Héctor P. García

Héctor Pérez García was born in Mexico and immigrated to south Texas during the Mexican Revolution. His hard won education — he had to hitchhike 30 miles each way to attend junior college — saw him become...

Tuesday, June 28th, 2011

Latina Army Wife Quits Job To Be With Husband On Leave

UPDATE: Wells Fargo Spokesman Joe Stroop told News Taco that the company is working with Mendez to find a mutually beneficial resolution to this issue. Cynthia Mendez was forced to quit her job working as a personal...