Herndon, VA – The American Latino Veterans Association (ALVA) and the Association of Naval Services Officers (ANSO) announce that they have entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) agreement to cooperate to support Latino service members and veterans.
Founded in 1981 by the first Secretary of the Navy of Hispanic descent, the Honorable Eduardo Hidalgo, the Association of Naval Services Officers (ANSO) has long served as a mentoring and career development-focused organization. In addition to supporting outreach within America’s underserved communities, ANSO directly supports Hispanic/Latino(a) members in their decision to remain in their respective services and also helps those who separate or retire find outside employment through its extensive network.
The American Latino Veterans Association (ALVA) exists to help Latino veterans thrive and recognize their indispensable contributions throughout history. ALVA focuses on five key areas: Workforce development/job placement, Entrepreneurship and business growth, telling the stories of Latinos’ military contributions since the inception of our nation, Advocacy on policies that benefit veterans and Latinos, and a Repository of information on benefits/resources these veterans have earned.
“ANSO is proud to partner with and support ALVA. Together, we will continue to help our Hispanic, and Latino Service members thrive and be recognized for their exceptional contributions, not only while they serve, but also after separation or retirement.” CAPT Roy Love, President, ANSO.
“ALVA is so very excited to cement this relationship with ANSO and bolster the important work they have been doing for decades,” said Danny Vargas, Chairman/CEO of ALVA. “We share not only a common constituency, but also a common commitment to doing everything possible to Latino service members and veterans to have the access, the tools, and the resources needed to succeed.”
About Association of Naval Services Officers (ANSO):
ANSO is a 501c3 nonprofit dedicated to recruiting, retaining, and promoting Hispanics and Latinos across all United States Sea Services ranks. To learn more about ANSO, visit: https://www.ansomil.org/ and follow us on:
About American Latino Veterans Association (ALVA):
The American Latino Veterans Association (ALVA) is a registered 501c3 that exists to help American Latino veterans thrive after their military service, access the benefits they have earned, and enhance recognition of Latino contributions to our nation’s defense since before its inception. For more information on ALVA visit https://www.alvavets.org or follow us on our social media channels:
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