News & Press
Former ANSO National President, RDML William D. Rodriguez, USN (Retired), recently authored an Op-Ed piece which discusses Hispanic Americans in the senior officer and enlisted ranks of the Armed Forces. RDML Rodriguez is currently a Board Member of the Hispanic Veterans Leadership Alliance (HVLA). The Op-Ed can be accessed at the link below.
The House bill passed with 295 bipartisan co-sponsors, and the Senate legislation (S.1267) has 29 bipartisan co-sponsors and growing. Call, tweet, and email your Senators and urge them to support the National Museum of the American Latino Act. Please visit https://
The San Diego Chapter is soliciting for Coast Guard Active Duty Officers, Coast Guard Academy Alumni, and Retirees who wish to mentor prospective and current Coast Guard Academy cadets as part of the Academy Minority Outreach Team (AMOT). In coordination with Academy Admissions, mentors conduct outreach to prospective candidates, encourage completion of their applications, and offer support on acceptance to the Academy. Moreover, volunteers forge relationships with cadets as they transition into the Officer Corps.
An overview of the program will be coordinated online on 19 August 2020 at 1300 PST.
Dial information will be provided separately.
If interested in participating please RSVP below by 21 July 2020.
As we gather with our friends and families to celebrate the Declaration of Independence of the United States, we should take a few minutes to remember those who fought the battles to secure that independence, and also our men and women in uniform and our first responders that are currently keeping us all safe. Below is a link to an article that shines a light on Latinos who fought in the American Revolution. Hope you and your families have a safe and wonderful Fourth of July.