SBHS students interviewing Ramos last Spring. Photo courtesy of Veteran Voices Project.

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Local war veteran is a freedom fighter, student writes

SBHS student writes about a veteran of two military campaigns, Ray Ramos of Hollister. Denisse Mendoza Hernandez tells how he risked his life to protect our freedom

Local veteran Armando Salcedo (center) during his interview at SBHS last Spring. Photo courtesy of Veteran Voices Project.

Art & Culture

A local veteran’s experiences beyond the battlefield

A single photo inspired Armando Salcedo to become a paratrooper, and the loss of a friend over 50 yrs. ago had a profound effect on him

SBHS students who attended the May 2 performance of "La Carpa de los Rasquachis" at El Teatro Campesino in San Juan Bautista. Photo by Frank Perez.

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El Teatro Campesino: A Little Piece of Home

Thanks to a mini-grant from the Community Foundation for San Benito County, SBHS students attended El Teatro Campesino's production of "La Carpa de los Rasquachis," a play that reminded one student of her family's values and roots.

Local Vietnam Veteran, Berto San Roman of Hollister. Photo courtesy of SBHS Mexican-American history class.

For A Local Veteran, Luck Has Been a Constant in His Life

For Vietnam veteran Berto San Roman, luck has always been on his side

Vietnam Vet, Anthony Gutierrez holds up photo of himself in Vietnam. Photos by Jordan Ramos

Local Vet from Hollister tells SBHS students about his life code

Vietnam Vet, Anthony Gutierrez, describes his life code in an interview with SBHS students

Iraq Veteran, Felipe Galvan of San Juan Bautista. Photos by SBHS sophomore, Davina Espinoza.

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Iraq Veteran’s Greatest Accomplishment

Iraq war veteran, Felipe Galvan, explains to SBHS students his military service as his greatest accomplishment