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Photo story - Goodfellow celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month

Guests socialize and get food during the Hispanic Heritage Fiesta at the Event Center on Goodfellow Air Force Base, Texas, Oct. 5, 2018. The event allowed members to come out and dance while taking in some Hispanic heritage. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Zachary Chapman/Released)

Guests socialize and get food during the Hispanic Heritage Fiesta at the Event Center on Goodfellow Air Force Base, Texas, Oct. 5, 2018. The event allowed members to come out and dance while taking in some Hispanic heritage. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Zachary Chapman/Released)

Airmen get authentic Hispanic food during the Hispanic Heritage Fiesta at the the Event Center on Goodfellow Air Force Base, Texas, Oct. 5, 2018. A few of the dishes provided were pernil (roasted pork shoulder), arroz con gandules (rice with pigeon peas) and virgin coquito (cinnamon-spiced coconut milk egg nog). (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Zachary Chapman/Released)

Airmen get authentic Hispanic food during the Hispanic Heritage Fiesta at the the Event Center on Goodfellow Air Force Base, Texas, Oct. 5, 2018. A few of the dishes provided were pernil (roasted pork shoulder), arroz con gandules (rice with pigeon peas) and virgin coquito (cinnamon-spiced coconut milk egg nog). (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Zachary Chapman/Released)

U.S. Air Force Col. Robert Ramirez, 17th Training Wing vice commander, speaks to attendees during the Hispanic Heritage Fiesta at the Event Center on Goodfellow Air Force Base, Texas, Oct. 5, 2018. Ramirez thanked everyone for coming out and talked about the accomplishments of Hispanics throughout history. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Zachary Chapman/Released)

U.S. Air Force Col. Robert Ramirez, 17th Training Wing vice commander, speaks to attendees during the Hispanic Heritage Fiesta at the Event Center on Goodfellow Air Force Base, Texas, Oct. 5, 2018. Ramirez thanked everyone for coming out and talked about the accomplishments of Hispanics throughout history. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Zachary Chapman/Released)

GOODFELLOW AIR FORCE BASE, Texas -- Goodfellow members held a fiesta in honor of Hispanic Heritage Month in the Event Center, Oct. 5.

The celebration featured authentic food as well as booths for face painting, creating piñatas and making papel picado (tissue paper flags used as decoration). The event allowed members to visit, socialize and dance while taking in some Hispanic heritage.