Chief of Safety and Occupational Health at Honolulu District USACE, Jeff Cochran serves fellow teammates chips and salsa as the District concluded National Hispanic Heritage Month by having a Salsa Cook Off. Hispanic Heritage Month is observed from Sept. 15 to Oct. 15, each year. The observance is celebrated during this timeframe due to many significant events for various Hispanic communities which fall within the observance period. Hispanics have had a profound and positive influence on our country through their strong commitment to family, faith, hard work, and service. They have enhanced and shaped our national character with centuries-old traditions that reflect the multiethnic and multicultural customs of their community.