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SgtMajMC John L. Estrada in Fallujah.jpg

Top:SMMC Estrada addresses the troops in Iraq.
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Bottom: Angela Salinas restates her oath on promotion to the rank of Brigadier General.

Hispanics have served in the United States Marine Corps during the Boxer Rebellion, World War I, the Banana Wars, World War II, the Korean War, the Vietnam War, the Gulf War and most recently in the military campaigns of Afghanistan and Iraq. Hispanics have reached the highest ranks in the Marine Corps, both men and women, such as Sergeant Major of the Marine Corps John Estrada and Brigadier General Angela Salinas. Thirteen Hispanics — from Private France Silva during the Boxer Rebellion to Major Jay Vargas during the Vietnam War — have been awarded the nation's highest military award, the Medal of Honor.

Read more about the Hispanics in the Marine Corps. For previous articles, see Archive.