Aug. 13, 2022

"Be Kind," says Army Reserves Veteran, Christine Salcedo

S4/Ep 17//Color of Success


Christine Salcedo is an Army Reserves Veteran who served a tour for Operation Enduring Freedom in Afghanistan.  She is guided by the mantra: "Be kind."  We discuss:

  • Her journey as a female, Asian American Native Hawaiian Pacific Islander (AANHPI), Army Reserves Veteran
  • Transitioning back to civilian life after being deployed in Afghanistan 
  • How she continues to serve Veterans in a health care setting and advocates for the AAHNPI community

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Bio:

Christine Salcedo was born in San Diego, CA and raised in the Bay Area.  She attended college locally at San Jose State University and earned a Bachelors in Anthropology and Masters in Public Administration.  Prior to completing her academic journey, she took a detour into the Army Reserves and served a tour for Operation Enduring Freedom in Afghanistan in 2006. Christine is active as a chair for a federal council and continues to give back to her fellow Veterans.  Today she continues to serve her community as a health care professional and cares for her three daughters and son.