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http://workfiles.buffalolib.org/JosePizarro.mp3
This interview with José Pizarro was conducted by Maritza Vega on July 28, 2014 in Buffalo, NY. José Pizarro is a Puerto Rican Vietnam War Veteran who later went on to become deeply involved with the Hispanic community in the City of Buffalo. José…

http://workfiles.buffalolib.org/SergioRodriguez.mp3
This interview with Sergio Rodriguez took place on February 27, 2014 at the Buffalo and Erie County Public Library in Buffalo, NY and was conducted by Stephanie Bucalo. Sergio was born in the Bellavista neighborhood in Santiago, Dominican Republic.…

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Western New York Hispanic American Veterans Memorial Monument, Ground Breaking Marker, Located at the Buffalo and Erie County Naval Park and was erected by the Western New York Hispanic American Veterans Memorial Inc. This is the Ground Breaking…

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Juan B. Negron, 65th Infantry Regiment - "The Boriqueneers"

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Jose A. Santos Rolón, 65th Infantry Regiment - "The Boriqueneers". José Santos Rolón served in the Korean War and was awarded 3 Bronze Medals for his valient efforts in combat.

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65th Infantry Regiment “The Borinqueneers” Congressional Gold Medal. Buffalo Native Juan B. Negron and 65th Infantry Regiment Veterans greeted by President Barack, Obama. At the White House 2014, Local Borinqueneer.Buffalo Native Juan B. Negron…

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65th Infantry Regiment “The Borinqueneers” Congressional Gold Medal. H.R. 1726 Signed into Law by President Barack H. Obama in 2014 at the White House in Washington, DC.

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The Western New York Hispanic American Veterans Memorial, Inc constructed one of three other statues in the entire United States solely dedicated to Hispanic American veterans. The committee chose to construct it at the Buffalo Naval and Military…

http://workfiles.buffalolib.org/HHCphoto_GARPost001.jpg
In 1985, the Hispanic community decided to dedicate American Legion Post 1928 in the honor of Gabriel A. Rodriguez who served in military during Vietnam but later took his own life due to untreated PTSD. The community has always remembered Gabriel as…

http://workfiles.buffalolib.org/JorgeReyes.mp3
This interview with Jorge Reyes, Elba Dilecki and Johnny Sanabria took place on August 13, 2013 at their summer home in Lackawanna, NY and was conducted by Stephanie Bucalo. Jorge and Elba (Abby) are siblings and arrived in Buffalo when their father…
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