Juan Salas, USCG
USCG Academy graduate Juan Salas was the first Chamorro from Guam to graduate from a U.S. military service academy.  He also became the first Chamorro to command a cutter when he took command of Coast Guard cutter Lipan in 1986 and, in 1990, he was promoted to the rank of Captain becoming the first Pacific Islander to reach that rank

Photo by: USCG Historian's Office & Dr. Bill Thiesen |  VIRIN: 230511-G-G0000-120.JPG