U.S. Marine Corps Sgt. John Carmona with Marine Corps Installations Pacific (MCIPAC) speaks on his Hispanic heritage as part of Hispanic Heritage Month. Hispanic Heritage Month is observed from Sept. 15-Oct. 15. During Hispanic Heritage Month, we take the opportunity to honor all Americans of Hispanic descent and to acknowledge their contributions to the success and development of our Nation. (U.S. Marine Corps motion imagery by Cpl. Kameron Herndon).