201014-A-XX123-002.JPG Photo By: SPC Eduardo Rivera, 363rd Public Affairs Detachment

Fort Buchanan, Puerto Rico - U.S. Army Reserve Stephanie Angie Silvagnoli, a native of Ponce, a city in southern Puerto Rico, made history by becoming the first U.S. citizen from the island, among over 15 nationwide applicants, who receives the Health Professions Scholarship Program (HPSP) to study optometry, earlier this past summer. The Soldier also received a commission as a Second Lieutenant in the U.S. Army, in a virtual ceremony. (Photo Credit: SPC. Eduardo Rivera, 363rd Public Affairs Detachment)


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