She is gracing the cover of Latina Style this month!
Lieutenant Commander Danielle Villa Lobos Hicks along with nine other Latinas were awarded the distinguished military service award by the publication.
She is the deputy surgeon for Commander Naval Surface Force Atlantic.
In her job, she provides medical support and oversight of 84 operational seafaring platforms.
She has been in the Navy since 1999 and says, “There is no better feeling than to feel you made a difference in someone's life."