The Defense Department's director of Diversity Management joined other senior government officials to discuss federal efforts to encourage young people of Hispanic descent to obtain the education and knowledge necessary to enter technical occupations.
Stephanie Miller took part in a panel discussion entitled "Filling the STEM Pipeline" during an education conference at the Ronald Reagan Building here today hosted by Latino Magazine. STEM is an acronym for science, technology, engineering and mathematics. The conference was among events held to mark National Hispanic Heritage Month, which began Sept. 15 and runs to Oct. 15. Story
When artist Peter Hemmer channeled his creative process to produce a poster highlighting the Defense Department's participation in this year's National Hispanic Heritage Month, he knew he wanted a one-of-a-kind design. Story
National Hispanic Heritage Month gives the Defense Department an opportunity to recognize the significant contributions made by the nation's Hispanic-Americans, said Stephanie Miller, DOD's Diversity Management director. Story
The Defense Department is joining the nation in observing National Hispanic Heritage Month with a series of events to recognize the service of Hispanic Americans throughout the department. Story
Panamanian-American Air Force Senior Master Sgt. Yessica Lugo considers herself fortunate to be where she is today, given that a lot of her life could have turned out much differently. Story
One of the men who helped to invent a "box" that could save lives on the battlefield said he joined the Army for "three years -- tops."
"That was 31 years ago," Army Col. Francisco Rentas added with a smile, remembering what he said to his family gathered at Fort Buchanan, Puerto Rico, on his way to basic training. "Everybody was crying, and I told them that it was for two or three years. I told them I would be back." Story