Major General Clyde J. “Butch” Tate II to Receive HNBA Presidential Award

Major General Clyde J. “Butch” Tate II to Receive HNBA Presidential Award




Contact: Alba Cruz-Hacker
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August 16, 2013


Washington, D.C. – Hispanic National Bar Association (HNBA) National President Peter M. Reyes, Jr. announced that Major General Clyde J. “Butch” Tate II, Deputy Judge Advocate General of the U.S. Army, will receive the prestigious 2013 HNBA Presidential Award in recognition of his outstanding leadership, advocacy and service. The award will be presented to Major General Tate at the HNBA Annual Convention Gala Dinner on Saturday, September 7, 2013, in Denver, Colorado.

“Major General Tate has been a stalwart supporter of the HNBA as well as of diversity and inclusion. He has increased awareness of valuable opportunities for HNBA law students and members in serving our country in the U.S. Army JAG Corps,” stated HNBA National President Peter M. Reyes, Jr. “Major General Tate has been a true partner of the HNBA for nine years, and his service to the United States of America for over thirty years is beyond reproach. He is truly deserving of the HNBA Presidential award.”


About the Hispanic National Bar Association

The Hispanic National Bar Association (HNBA) is an incorporated, not-for-profit, national membership organization that represents the interests of the more than 100,000 Hispanic attorneys, judges, law professors, legal assistants, and law students in the United States and its territories. From the days of its founding four decades ago, the HNBA has acted as a force for positive change within the legal profession. It does so by encouraging Latino students to choose a career in the law and by prompting their advancement within the profession once they graduate and start practicing. Through a combination of issue advocacy, programmatic activities, networking events and educational conferences, the HNBA has helped generations of lawyers succeed.