National Hispanic Heritage Month
Sept. 15-Oct. 15 is National Hispanic Heritage Month. The month begins Sept. 15, which is the anniversary of independence for Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, and Nicaragua. The month also takes into account the independence day of Mexico on Sept.16 and Chile on Sept. 18. For more information, including instructional materials, visit the Hispanics in the U.S. Army website at www.army.mil/hispanics/, the Hispanic Heritage Month website at www.hispanicheritagemonth.org, the National Hispanic Heritage Month website at www.hispanicheritagemonth.gov, and the Smithsonian Education website at smithsonianeducation.org/heritage_month/hhm/index.html.