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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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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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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…

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This is an episode of Hispanic Voices hosted by Gilbert Hernandez. Hispanic Veterans Memorial Committee members Carlos Benitez and José Rivera discuss the history, plans and progress of the Hispanic Veterans Memorial, the history of the Gabriel A.…

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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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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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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…

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This interview took place on July 16, 2013 at the Buffalo and Erie County Naval Park in Buffalo, NY on board the USS Little Rock. The interview was conducted by Stephanie Bucalo and accompanied by José Santos Rolón’s family and friends. José is…

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

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This interview with Juventino Mejia was conducted on August 2, 2012 by Stephanie Bucalo at the Lackawanna Public Library on Ridge Road in Lackawanna, NY. Juventino was born in the state of Michoacán, México and migrated to the United States, first…

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