National Hispanic Heritage Month: Rafael Celestino Benítez

U.S. Navy Rear Admiral Rafael Celestino Benítez (1917-1999), who was born in the Puerto Rican municipality of Juncos, became a highly decorated submarine commander during his longtime military career. After retiring from the Navy in 1959, he served as Pan America World Airways’ vice president for Latin America.

For more information about Rafael Celestino Benítez, please check out https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rafael_Celestino_Benítez.

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