Fort Sam Houston commemorates Native American Indian Heritage Month

By Sgt. 1st Class Christopher DeHart, Army North PAONovember 14, 2013

FORT SAM HOUSTON, Texas - Rolando Monsivais (center) reads the City of San Antonio proclamation Oct. 31 for National American Indian Heritage Month at the Fort Sam Houston Post Exchange. The U.S. Army North (Fifth Army)-sponsored event was the official start to the historical month at Fort Sam Houston. "(This month) is to recognize the intertribal cultures and honor the strong and living traditions of the first people to call our land home," according to the opening statement on the proclamation. Monsivais is the equal opportunity specialist for Joint Base San Antonio.
1 / 3 Show Caption + Hide Caption – FORT SAM HOUSTON, Texas - Rolando Monsivais (center) reads the City of San Antonio proclamation Oct. 31 for National American Indian Heritage Month at the Fort Sam Houston Post Exchange. The U.S. Army North (Fifth Army)-sponsored event was the official start to the historical month at Fort Sam Houston. "(This month) is to recognize the intertribal cultures and honor the strong and living traditions of the first people to call our land home," according to the opening statement on the proclamation. Monsivais is the equal opportunity specialist for Joint Base San Antonio. (Photo Credit: Sgt. 1st Class Christopher DeHart, Army North PAO) VIEW ORIGINAL
FORT SAM HOUSTON, Texas - Erwin DeLuna speaks to those gathered Oct. 31 about the meaning and purpose of National American Indian Heritage Month at the Fort Sam Houston Post Exchange. This year's theme is "Guiding Our Destiny with Heritage and Traditions." The U.S. Army North (Fifth Army)-sponsored event was the official start to the historical month at Fort Sam Houston. "I appreciate (being invited) out here to help participate and do these activities and events," said DeLuna, of the kickoff and other events planned throughout the month in the Fort Sam and San Antonio communities. DeLuna is the president of the United San Antonio Pow Wow Inc.
2 / 3 Show Caption + Hide Caption – FORT SAM HOUSTON, Texas - Erwin DeLuna speaks to those gathered Oct. 31 about the meaning and purpose of National American Indian Heritage Month at the Fort Sam Houston Post Exchange. This year's theme is "Guiding Our Destiny with Heritage and Traditions." The U.S. Army North (Fifth Army)-sponsored event was the official start to the historical month at Fort Sam Houston. "I appreciate (being invited) out here to help participate and do these activities and events," said DeLuna, of the kickoff and other events planned throughout the month in the Fort Sam and San Antonio communities. DeLuna is the president of the United San Antonio Pow Wow Inc. (Photo Credit: Sgt. 1st Class Christopher DeHart, Army North PAO) VIEW ORIGINAL
FORT SAM HOUSTON, Texas - Sgt. 1st Class Adam Mayo joins Erwin DeLuna in cutting a cake during the National American Indian Heritage Month kickoff Oct. 31 at the Fort Sam Houston Post Exchange. This year's theme is "Guiding Our Destiny with Heritage and Traditions." The U.S. Army North (Fifth Army)-sponsored event was the official start to the historical month at Fort Sam Houston. Mayo is the program manager and equal opportunity advisor for Army North. DeLuna is the president of the United San Antonio Pow Wow Inc.
3 / 3 Show Caption + Hide Caption – FORT SAM HOUSTON, Texas - Sgt. 1st Class Adam Mayo joins Erwin DeLuna in cutting a cake during the National American Indian Heritage Month kickoff Oct. 31 at the Fort Sam Houston Post Exchange. This year's theme is "Guiding Our Destiny with Heritage and Traditions." The U.S. Army North (Fifth Army)-sponsored event was the official start to the historical month at Fort Sam Houston. Mayo is the program manager and equal opportunity advisor for Army North. DeLuna is the president of the United San Antonio Pow Wow Inc. (Photo Credit: Sgt. 1st Class Christopher DeHart, Army North PAO) VIEW ORIGINAL