Latino Americans have played a pivotal role in U.S. Military history, dating back to the Civil War. The stories of the men and women that served in the Armed Forces were largely untold. It is our hope that we can give insight to Latino Americans' significant contributions to U.S. Military history through a brief article. Please click on the picture to read about the rich history of Latino American Veterans and Service members.
El Soldado, a memorial that captures the legacy of Latino Veterans and Service members, is the only monument that nationally recognizes Latino Veterans and Service members which stands proudly on State Capitol grounds.