It’s time to honor Chicano/Mexican American soldiers The Fourth of July, a national holiday celebrating the anniversary of the adoption of the Declaration of Independence in 1776, seems a fitting time to consider freedom and the men who have fought to preserve it. Some of them are still seeking acknowledgement, said Dr. Marty Ramirez of Lincoln a retired ...PLEASE LOG IN FOR PREMIUM CONTENT. Our website requires visitors to log in to view the best local news. Not yet a subscriber? Subscribe today!