• Diversity promotes mission success
    Master Sgt. Marvin Vides, 159th Fighter Wing Staff first sergeant and flight control specialist, poses for a photo in front of an F-15C at Naval Air Station Joint Reserve Base - New Orleans, La., Sept. 24, 2020. While performing his first sergeant duties,

Diversity promotes mission success

The Louisiana Air National Guard recognizes and celebrates the Hispanic community’s contributions and influences to the state and the country during National Hispanic Heritage Month, Sept. 15 – Oct. 15, 2020.

For Master Sgt. Marvin Vides, 159th Fighter Wing Staff first sergeant and flight control specialist, this month is an important reminder to honor those who came before him.

“[This month], to me, means honoring people like my parents, who came to this country with very little and worked very hard to succeed,” said Vides. “I honor that by trying to be the best I can be and hopefully passing on a strong work ethic to my daughters who are the next generation.”

 

 

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