An official website of the United States government
Here's how you know
A .mil website belongs to an official U.S. Department of Defense organization in the United States.
A lock (lock ) or https:// means you’ve safely connected to the .mil website. Share sensitive information only on official, secure websites.

Faces of Dyess: Path to Citizenship

U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Alicia “Alice” Contreras, center, 7th Bomb Wing paralegal, with her siblings while she was in the second grade. During her early elementary years, Contreras and her siblings had to regularly get ready for school at 3 a.m. so they could take an array of buses to continue to attend school in the U.S. after her family was forced to move to Mexico following her mother’s divorce. (Courtesy photo)

PHOTO BY: Courtesy Photo
VIRIN: 170223-F-XX000-007.JPG
Additional Details

No camera details available.


Read More

This photograph is considered public domain and has been cleared for release. If you would like to republish please give the photographer appropriate credit. Further, any commercial or non-commercial use of this photograph or any other DoD image must be made in compliance with guidance found at, which pertains to intellectual property restrictions (e.g., copyright and trademark, including the use of official emblems, insignia, names and slogans), warnings regarding use of images of identifiable personnel, appearance of endorsement, and related matters.