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5.29.2008

Mario Feliciano




Mario Feliciano
AKA Mario Mokhtarian Feliciano IV

  • 1st Filipino-Iranian to command a regiment as Sergeant Major in the United States Military Academy at West Point, New York USA (2008)
  • 1st Filipino-Iranian to be appointed to the United States Military Academy at West Point, New York USA (2004)


QUOTE
"It does not matter if you don’t look Filipino or if you don’t speak the language well. What matters is what you feel in your heart and I feel and I know that I am a Filipino."



BIRTHPLACE
Shiraz, Iran

FATHER: Rosauro Feliciano
MOTHER: Nahid Mokhtarian


USEFUL LINKS

Pinoys shine at West Point
Pinoys shine at West Point graduation
PMA Sends 5 Cadets to Foreign Academies
ADZU - Son of Alumnus goes to West Point

Did you know...

  • ...that President Noynoy Aquino was the first Filipino bachelor to become President of the Republic of the Philippines?
  • ...that Astronomer Armando Lee was the first Filipino Master of Science (MS) degree holder in Astronomy in the Philippines?
  • ...that race driver Marlon Stockinger was the first Filipino-Swiss race winner in the Michelin Formula Renault UK Championship?
  • ...that Joy Rojas was the first Filipina to run across 3,107 miles across the United States?
  • ...that boxing champion Manny Pacquiao was the first Filipino sports billionaire?
  • ...that José Rizal was given the label 'First Filipino' by Leon Ma. Guerrero, the first Filipino Ambassador to Germany?

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