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DoD Wants More Hispanics in Civilian Workforce, Military Ranks
ANAHEIM, Calif., Oct. 19, 2003 — As the Hispanic population soars across the country, the Defense Department is hankering to increase their numbers in its civilian workforce and military ranks. But, so far, young Hispanics don't seem to be getting the message.

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DoD, Hispanic Education Organization Sign Partnership Agreement
ANAHEIM, Calif., Oct. 19, 2003 — After the signing a new partnership agreement with the Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities on Oct. 17, Charles Abell vowed that the Defense Department will not allow the new document to lapse, as did a similar agreement signed seven years ago.

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Defense Department Honors Hispanic Heroes

ANAHEIM, Calif., Oct. 17, 2003 — Hispanic heroes of the past and present were honored during an Oct. 16 welcome reception for the Defense Department's National Hispanic American Heritage Month observance at the Hyatt Regency Orange County Hotel here.
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Heritage Month Sheds Light on Hispanic Culture
BAGRAM, Afghanistan, Oct. 14, 2003 — A mixture of people rich in diversity has celebrated and honored one of its component cultures here during Hispanic Heritage Month, which began Sept. 15 and concludes Oct. 15.
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Bush Honors Hispanic American
s
WASHINGTON, Oct. 3, 2003 — Recognizing the achievements of Hispanic Americans and their contributions to America, President Bush said Oct. 2 that the United States is blessed by the "talents" and "hard work" of Hispanic Americans.
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Hispanic Hero Recalls Experiences

WASHINGTON, Sept. 30, 2003 — Many courageousmilitary and civilian men and women have been honored for their actions after the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks on New York's World Trade Center and the Pentagon.
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Rumsfeld Praises Contributions of Hispanic Americans
WASHINGTON, Sept. 17, 2003 — Vowing to continue working to increase Hispanic representation throughout his department, Secretary of Defense Donald H. Rumsfeld praised the contributions of Hispanic Americans in a speech at the Pentagon today.
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Related News From the White House
White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanic Americans
President's Remarks during Hispanic Heritage Month Event





DoD NEWS RELEASE
DoD Hosts 2003 Hispanic Heritage Month Activities

MEDAL OF HONOR
Medal of HonorHispanic American Medal of Honor Recipients

THE WOMEN'S MEMORIAL
The Contributions of Hispanic Servicewomen

CONGRESS
Congresswoman Nancy Pelosi remarks to Second Annual Hispanic Prayer Breakfast

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