Major General Angie Salinas

Power of a Legacy Lecture Series

Lecture #4 - Military Service
by Major General Angie Salinas

Major General Angela Salinas, U.S. Marine Corps (Ret) is the Chief Executive Officer of the Girl Scouts of Southwest Texas. Salinas served in the U.S. Marine Corps for 39 years. She was the first Latina promoted to the general officer ranks in the U.S. Marine Corps. Upon her retirement in 2013, she was the senior ranking woman and Hispanic in the Corps. A woman of many firsts, Salinas was a trailblazer for women in the U.S. Marine Corps. Her military decorations are many including the Defense Superior Service Medal and culminating with the Navy Distinguished Service Medal upon retirement. Salinas’ accolades extend past her military experience and include being inducted into the San Antonio Women’s Hall of Fame and Hispanic Women in Leadership Hall of Fame.

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Power of a Legacy

Our signature salon series celebrates the passions that fueled the man behind Villa Final

Walter in front of Villa Finale

Villa Finale’s celebrated salon series, now in its fifth year, has brought local writers, academics, musicians, and politicians to our elegant Napoleon Parlors to engage with guests in a salon-style atmosphere.

2020 marks Villa Finale’s tenth year in operation as the only site of the National Trust for Historic Preservation. This year’s series, Power of a Legacy, celebrates that anniversary with featured guest presenters expert in fields that were of special interest to Villa Finale’s final owner, Walter Mathis.

From preservation and military history to entertaining and collecting, this series will introduce new guests to Villa Finale while enlightening and elucidating old friends.

Grant funding for this series is provided in part by the King William Association


November 5


6:30pm Gates open for wine and light refreshments

7:00pm - 8:00pm Lecture

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