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hhmheaderU.S. Army celebrates National Hispanic Heritage Month with ‘Son Tropical’

WASHINGTON, D.C. (September 12, 2013) – Son Tropical kicks-off the Army’s
Hispanic Heritage Month celebration with a Latin music performance at noon
Sept. 16, in the Pentagon Center Courtyard.

Son Tropical is the U.S. Army Field Band’s ensemble that specializes in
Latin rhythms. Through their music, these Soldiers connect with communities
nationwide in a unique and special way.

Immediately following the performance, the Army musicians will be available
to discuss their profession and their community outreach engagements.

Media interested in covering this event may contact Mari Monserrate,
Headquarters, Department of the Army, Hispanic Outreach Liaison, at
(703) 695-7264 or The event will be held
in the Pentagon Auditorium if inclement weather.

If unable to attend, watch live at
Video and photographic materials will be available at

For more information about the history of Hispanic-Americans in the U.S.
Army, visit

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