Left to right: Ariana Erinna, Ramon Erinna, and Javier Erinna
Ramon Erinna enlisted early to serve his country – little did he know that in doing so, he would sacrifice a chance at a four year scholarship to a prestigious university in the Boston area. An honors student at Cambridge High and Latin School, he was also an outstanding soccer player recognized with “All Eastern Mass” which drew the attention of scouts and area schools.
It was the Vietnam War era and Ramon was inspired by this national movement that led him to military service. An immigrant from Panama, “We have to be innovative when we come as immigrants from other countries,” said Mr. Erinna. Ramon went on to train at Fort Leonard Wood, MO, and served at Fort Stewart, GA and Schofield Barracks, HI during his three years with the Army Corps of Engineers and then 3 years as an inactive reservist.
Mr. Erinna is raising an Army... Read More