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U.S. Army dependants Brandon Howell and Melanie Aberg, perform a traditional Panamanian courtship dance titled "El Punto", during the Hispanic Heritage month kickoff event held at the Kaiserslautern Military Community Center, Ramstein Air Base, Germany, Sept. 18, 2010. Hispanic Heritage month events celebrate heritage, diversity, integrity and honor and take place from Sept. 15 through Oct. 15 this year. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Stephen J. Otero)

U.S. Army dependants Brandon Howell and Melanie Aberg, perform a traditional Panamanian courtship dance titled "El Punto", during the Hispanic Heritage month kickoff event held at the Kaiserslautern Military Community Center, Ramstein Air Base, Germany, Sept. 18, 2010. Hispanic Heritage month events celebrate heritage, diversity, integrity and honor and take place from Sept. 15 through Oct. 15 this year. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Stephen J. Otero)

Marco Antonio, guitar player and singer for the band Mariachi Acapulco, performs traditional hispanic songs during the Hispanic Heritage month kickoff event held at the Kaiserslautern Military Community Center, Ramstein Air Base, Germany, Sept. 18, 2010. Hispanic Heritage month events celebrate heritage, diversity, integrity and honor and take place from Sept. 15 through Oct. 15 this year. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Stephen J. Otero)

Marco Antonio, guitar player and singer for the band Mariachi Acapulco, performs traditional hispanic songs during the Hispanic Heritage month kickoff event held at the Kaiserslautern Military Community Center, Ramstein Air Base, Germany, Sept. 18, 2010. Hispanic Heritage month events celebrate heritage, diversity, integrity and honor and take place from Sept. 15 through Oct. 15 this year. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Stephen J. Otero)

Brianna Judith D'Jesus-Banos, U.S. Air Force dependant, performs a Flamenco dance during the Hispanic Heritage month kickoff event held at the Kaiserslautern Military Community Center, Ramstein Air Base, Germany, Sept. 18. Flamenco is a world-wide known dance from Andalucia, Spain. It's elegant arm movements, combined with complex footwork expresses the passion of the song. The footwork is performed on pieces of wood (tablao) and nails are hammered onto the bottom of the shoe which enhances the strong sound heard. The elegancy of the dresses differentiates throughout the regions of southern Spain. Hispanic Heritage month events celebrate heritage, diversity, integrity and honor and take place from Sept. 15 through Oct. 15 this year. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Stephen J. Otero)

Brianna Judith D'Jesus-Banos, U.S. Air Force dependant, performs a Flamenco dance during the Hispanic Heritage month kickoff event held at the Kaiserslautern Military Community Center, Ramstein Air Base, Germany, Sept. 18. Flamenco is a world-wide known dance from Andalucia, Spain. It's elegant arm movements, combined with complex footwork expresses the passion of the song. The footwork is performed on pieces of wood (tablao) and nails are hammered onto the bottom of the shoe which enhances the strong sound heard. The elegancy of the dresses differentiates throughout the regions of southern Spain. Hispanic Heritage month events celebrate heritage, diversity, integrity and honor and take place from Sept. 15 through Oct. 15 this year. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Stephen J. Otero)

Kelsey Coral D'Jesus-Banos, U.S. Air Force dependant, performs a Flamenco dance during the Hispanic Heritage month kickoff event held at the Kaiserslautern Military Community Center, Ramstein Air Base, Germany, Sept. 18, 2010. Flamenco is a world-wide known dance from Andalucia, Spain. It's elegant arm movements, combined with complex footwork expresses the passion of the song. The footwork is performed on pieces of wood (tablao) and nails are hammered onto the bottom of the shoe which enhances the strong sound heard. The elegancy of the dresses or other costumes differentiates throughout the regions of southern Spain. Hispanic Heritage month events celebrate heritage, diversity, integrity and honor and take place from Sept. 15 through Oct. 15 this year. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Stephen J. Otero)

Kelsey Coral D'Jesus-Banos, U.S. Air Force dependant, performs a Flamenco dance during the Hispanic Heritage month kickoff event held at the Kaiserslautern Military Community Center, Ramstein Air Base, Germany, Sept. 18, 2010. Flamenco is a world-wide known dance from Andalucia, Spain. It's elegant arm movements, combined with complex footwork expresses the passion of the song. The footwork is performed on pieces of wood (tablao) and nails are hammered onto the bottom of the shoe which enhances the strong sound heard. The elegancy of the dresses or other costumes differentiates throughout the regions of southern Spain. Hispanic Heritage month events celebrate heritage, diversity, integrity and honor and take place from Sept. 15 through Oct. 15 this year. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Stephen J. Otero)

Kelsey Coral and Brianna Judith D'Jesus-Banos, along with Judith Banos-D'Jesus and U.S. Air Force Capt. Ricardo D'Jesus, 86th Medical Group, bioenvironmental engineer, pose for a family portrait after all performing Flamenco, Salsa and Merengue dances during the Hispanic Heritage month kickoff event held at the Kaiserslautern Military Community Center, Ramstein Air Base, Germany, Sept. 18. Both daughters have been performing Jazz, Ballet, Tap and Flamenco for over four years. Capt. and Mrs. D'Jesus, have been performing Salsa and Merengue since the age of twelve. Hispanic Heritage month events celebrate heritage, diversity, integrity and honor and take place from Sept. 15 through Oct. 15 this year. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Stephen J. Otero)

Kelsey Coral and Brianna Judith D'Jesus-Banos, along with Judith Banos-D'Jesus and U.S. Air Force Capt. Ricardo D'Jesus, 86th Medical Group, bioenvironmental engineer, pose for a family portrait after all performing Flamenco, Salsa and Merengue dances during the Hispanic Heritage month kickoff event held at the Kaiserslautern Military Community Center, Ramstein Air Base, Germany, Sept. 18. Both daughters have been performing Jazz, Ballet, Tap and Flamenco for over four years. Capt. and Mrs. D'Jesus, have been performing Salsa and Merengue since the age of twelve. Hispanic Heritage month events celebrate heritage, diversity, integrity and honor and take place from Sept. 15 through Oct. 15 this year. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Stephen J. Otero)

Melanie Aberg, U.S. Army dependant, displays traditional Panamanian clothing after performing a courtship dance titled "El Punto", during the Hispanic Heritage month kickoff event held at the Kaiserslautern Military Community Center, Ramstein Air Base, Germany, Sept. 18, 2010. Hispanic Heritage month events celebrate heritage, diversity, integrity and honor and take place from Sept. 15 through Oct. 15 this year. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Stephen J. Otero)

Melanie Aberg, U.S. Army dependant, displays traditional Panamanian clothing after performing a courtship dance titled "El Punto", during the Hispanic Heritage month kickoff event held at the Kaiserslautern Military Community Center, Ramstein Air Base, Germany, Sept. 18, 2010. Hispanic Heritage month events celebrate heritage, diversity, integrity and honor and take place from Sept. 15 through Oct. 15 this year. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Stephen J. Otero)

Abigail Hines, U.S. Army dependant, performs the Punto Guanacasteco dance during the Hispanic Heritage month kickoff event held at the Kaiserslautern Military Community Center, Ramstein Air Base, Germany, Sept. 18, 2010. Punto Guanacasteco dance is a very popular folk dance performed frequently throughout Costa Rica. Hispanic Heritage month events celebrate heritage, diversity, integrity and honor and take place from Sept. 15 through Oct. 15 this year. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Stephen J. Otero)

Abigail Hines, U.S. Army dependant, performs the Punto Guanacasteco dance during the Hispanic Heritage month kickoff event held at the Kaiserslautern Military Community Center, Ramstein Air Base, Germany, Sept. 18, 2010. Punto Guanacasteco dance is a very popular folk dance performed frequently throughout Costa Rica. Hispanic Heritage month events celebrate heritage, diversity, integrity and honor and take place from Sept. 15 through Oct. 15 this year. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Stephen J. Otero)