Borinqueneers Congressional Gold Medal Alliance
In support of H.R.1726 & S.1174, the Borinqueneers Congressional Gold Medal Act!
Simply put, the 65th Infantry Regiment Borinqueneers are the Latino-American equivalent of the famed Tuskegee Airmen and Navajo Code Talkers. The Borinqueneers must be recognized in like fashion with the Congressional Gold Medal, & take their rightful place in American history NOW! See the update on our historic Latino-American and veterans cause to finally award these legendary heroes with the Congressional Gold Medal. DEADLINES are now looming in Congress!
The Borinqueneers: Photo courtesy of Carmen Santos de Curran, her grandfather was Lt. Rodriguez at the time, later became Captain and one of his men was Carmen's father, Corporal Antonio Santos (Silver Star). This photo was not dated, probably circa 1945. Lt. Rodriguez was Ivonne Figueroa's (editor) Padrino. He was known for his beautiful poetry.