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Celebrating National Hispanic Heritage Month

Brig. Gen. Nina Armagno, 45th Space Wing commander, and Capt. John Burton, Air Force Technical Applications Center, hold the National Hispanic Heritage Month proclamation poster, after signing, Sept. 15, 2014, at Patrick Air Force Base, Fla. National Hispanic Heritage Month observance began in 1968 as Hispanic Heritage Week under former President Lyndon Johnson and was expanded by former President Ronald Reagan in 1988 to cover a 30-day period from Sept. 15 through Oct. 15. (U.S. Air Force photo/Matthew Jurgens) (Released)

Brig. Gen. Nina Armagno, 45th Space Wing commander, and Capt. John Burton, Air Force Technical Applications Center, hold the National Hispanic Heritage Month proclamation poster, after signing, Sept. 15, 2014, at Patrick Air Force Base, Fla. National Hispanic Heritage Month observance began in 1968 as Hispanic Heritage Week under former President Lyndon Johnson and was expanded by former President Ronald Reagan in 1988 to cover a 30-day period from Sept. 15 through Oct. 15. (U.S. Air Force photo/Matthew Jurgens) (Released)

Hispanic Heritage Month

Hispanic Heritage Month

PATRICK AIR FORCE BASE, FLa. -- Brig. Gen. Nina Armagno, 45th Space Wing commander, and Capt. John Burton, Air Force Technical Applications Center, hold the National Hispanic Heritage Month proclamation poster, after signing, Sept. 15, 2014, at Patrick Air Force Base, Fla. National Hispanic Heritage Month observance began in 1968 as Hispanic Heritage Week under former President Lyndon Johnson and was expanded by former President Ronald Reagan in 1988 to cover a 30-day period from Sept. 15 through Oct. 15. (U.S. Air Force photo/Matthew Jurgens) (Released)

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