The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley is celebrating Mexican American Veterans at heir FESTIBA event.
During the vent, veterans were able to share their stories.
“Students, the community, the vets who came out from the community, they were able to feel that story, feel that energy, that sadness, that melancholy, but also that spirit of resilience that our veteranos have here in South Texas. and it helps us remember and carry that story forward into the future,” said Noreen Rivera, Ph.D.
The event gives organizers the opportunity to reach out to the veteran community and document their stories.