• Col. Richard Dix, ASC chief of staff, presents Mary Louise Quijas with a coin. She was the oldest participant of the National Hispanic Heritage Month Celebration at 96 years old.  (Photo by Megan Marie McIntyre, ASC Public Affairs)

    ASC officer participates in Hispanic heritage event

    Col. Richard Dix, ASC chief of staff, presents Mary Louise Quijas with a coin. She was the oldest participant of the National Hispanic Heritage Month Celebration at 96 years old. (Photo by Megan Marie McIntyre, ASC Public Affairs)

  • Col. Richard Dix, ASC chief of staff and honored guest, salutes the colors at the National Hispanic Heritage Month Celebration, Sept. 23, at Schwiebert Park, Rock Island, Ill. (Photo by Megan Marie McIntyre, ASC Public Affairs)

    ASC officer participates in Hispanic heritage event

    Col. Richard Dix, ASC chief of staff and honored guest, salutes the colors at the National Hispanic Heritage Month Celebration, Sept. 23, at Schwiebert Park, Rock Island, Ill. (Photo by Megan Marie McIntyre, ASC Public Affairs)

  • The United States Coast Guard Auxiliary Division 9 performs a wreath salute honoring all branches of military, Sept. 23, at the National Hispanic Heritage Month Celebration. (Photo by Megan Marie McIntyre, ASC Public Affairs)

    ASC officer participates in Hispanic heritage event

    The United States Coast Guard Auxiliary Division 9 performs a wreath salute honoring all branches of military, Sept. 23, at the National Hispanic Heritage Month Celebration. (Photo by Megan Marie McIntyre, ASC Public Affairs)

  • Col. Richard Dix, ASC chief of staff, and Maj. Gen. Mark MacCarley, 1st Army deputy commanding general, speak with participants of the National Hispanic Heritage Month Celebration, Sept. 23. (Photo by Megan Marie McIntyre, ASC Public Affairs)

    ASC officer participates in Hispanic heritage event

    Col. Richard Dix, ASC chief of staff, and Maj. Gen. Mark MacCarley, 1st Army deputy commanding general, speak with participants of the National Hispanic Heritage Month Celebration, Sept. 23. (Photo by Megan Marie McIntyre, ASC Public Affairs)

  • Davenport Mayor Bill Gluba (center) assists representatives from the Nebraska and Illinois Consulates General of Mexico to cut the ribbon at the Mi Casa Nueva: QC Mexican Heritage exhibition at Putnam Museum in Davenport, Iowa, Sept. 23. (Photo by Megan Marie McIntyre, ASC Public Affairs)

    ASC officer participates in Hispanic heritage event

    Davenport Mayor Bill Gluba (center) assists representatives from the Nebraska and Illinois Consulates General of Mexico to cut the ribbon at the Mi Casa Nueva: QC Mexican Heritage exhibition at Putnam Museum in Davenport, Iowa, Sept. 23. (Photo by...

ROCK ISLAND ARSENAL, Ill. - Col. Richard Dix, Army Sustainment Command chief of staff, represented the command at a National Hispanic Heritage Month celebration event, Sept. 23.

The event included a ceremony at Schwiebert Park, Rock Island, Ill., honoring all branches of the United States military with a floating floral wreath cast into the Mississippi River.

Following the ceremony was a ribbon cutting for the Mi Casa Nueva: QC Mexican Heritage, an exhibition at Putnam Museum in Davenport, Iowa. This new addition to the museum promotes understanding of Mexican culture and examines the contributions of Mexican-Americans to the Quad-Cities community.

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