14tAh nnual National
(L-R) Commander Alvarez Jr., USN Retired, Former
POW; Captain Marisa J. King, USAF and Lieutenant
Colonel Joseph W. McKenna, USAF.
(L-R) Commander Everett Alvarez Jr., USN Retired;
Cadet First Class Richelle Radcliff, U.S. Military Academy
(West Point) and Captain Aaron Fernandez, U.S. Army.
U.S. States Military Academy.
On the evening of Thursday, September 14th, LATINA Style kicked-off the 14th Annual
By Gloria Romano-Barrera and Amanda Fins
National LATINA Symposium with a leadership reception at Jaleo restaurant.
The program titled “A Celebration of Latina Achievement”, held at the Marriott
Marquis in Washington D.C. on the morning of September 15th, commenced with
opening remarks by Robert E. Bard, President & CEO, LATINA Style, Inc. In addition,
breakfast sponsor remarks were delivered by Brenda Durham, SVP & Regional
General Counsel, Marriott International Inc.
(L-R) Commander Everett Alvarez Jr., USN Retired; Aviation
Electronics Technician First Class Linda A. Galaviz, USN,
Commander Jonathan Lee Jackson, USN, and Rear Admiral
Christina M. “Tina” Alvarado, Deputy Chief, Bureau of
Medicine & Surgery, Reserve Policy and Integration, USN.
(L-R) USAF recipients: Master Sergeant Lucero Stockett,
Captain Marisa J. King, Cadet First Class Falon E. Little,
USAF Academy; Tech Sergeant Carmen C. Washington,
and Master Sergeant Yanira Gonzalez, U.S. Air National Guard.
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