COLUMBUS AFB NEWS

  • Hispanic Heritage Month: Military finds strength in diversity

    The U.S. military is a diverse force, because it is comprised of many ethnicities from many locations throughout the world. Throughout the year, the Department of Defense recognizes our diverse force and Hispanic Heritage Month is one of several observed months. From September 15th through October

  • Hispanic Heritage Month

    Celebrating Hispanic heritage began in 1968 when President Lyndon B. Johnson reserved a week to highlight the histories, cultures and contributions of American citizens with Hispanic ancestors. In 1988, President Ronald Reagan expanded this to a 31-day period from Sept. 15-Oct. 15.