Congressman Mario Diaz-Balart

Representing the 25th District of FLORIDA

Diaz-Balart Honors Local Veterans with the Congressional Veteran Commendation

Nov 10, 2016
Press Release

MIAMI – Today, Congressman Mario Diaz-Balart (FL-25) honored a group of local veterans for their service in the United States Armed Forces. The Congressional Veteran Commendation is a nominations-based program designed to recognize the wartime sacrifices and peacetime community involvement of veterans residing in Florida’s 25th Congressional District. The honorees, listed below, will be interviewed and their wartime collections will be added to the Veterans History Project, sponsored by the Library of Congress.

Sergeant Gary E. Cardenas – United States Army, Hialeah, Florida

Sergeant Miller Couse – United States Army, Clewiston, Florida

Colonel Rogelio Barbaro Figueroa – United States Air Force, Pembroke Pines, Florida

Master Sergeant Joshua Adam Hobson – United States Air Force, Pembroke Pines, Florida

Congressman Diaz-Balart with Congressional Veteran Commendation honorees from left to right: Master Sergeant Joshua Adam Hobson, Sergeant Miller Couse, and Sergeant Gary E. Cardenas. Not pictured: Colonel Rogelio Barbaro Figueroa