Events & Screenings - 2013

2013 events and screenings of THE BORINQUENEERS in Puerto Rico, Albany, NY; Bronx, NY; Perth Amboy, NJ; Atlanta, GA; Orlando, FL and MORE.

July 26, 2013 - 60th Anniv. of the Korean War Armistice. Korean dignitaries visit Puerto Rico to honor Korean War veterans. Photo courtesy US Army Reserve-Puerto Rico (Maj. Carlos M. Cuebas)

Hundreds of Korean War veterans gathered at the Hector Solá Bezares Coliseum in Caguas, PR.

Korean dignitaries express their gratitude to the U.S. soldiers from Puerto Rico for their service in the Korean War by presenting awards.

Brig. Gen. Fernando Fernandez, senior US Army Reserve Officer, is seen with Korean War veterans.

July 27, 2013 - 60th Anniv. of the Korean War Armistice celebration in Washington, DC.

Korean dancers at the celebration.

Pres. Obama speaks at the 60th Anniv. of the Korean War Armistice in Washington, DC.

Aug. 23, 2013 - Congressional Gold Medal Campaign - 65th veteran Juan Vazquez (center) and Jaime Rivera meet with Congressman Mike Quigley to get his support. Photo courtesy Jaime Rivera.

Sept. 9, 2013-Congressional Gold Medal Campaign - Col. Gilberto Cardenas (right) and his son Col. Steven Lee Cardenas (USAF, Ret.) prepare to meet Cong. Joe Barton.

Sept. 5, 2013- Congressional Gold Medal Campaign - Col. Gilberto Cardenas meets with Cong. Joe Barton to get his support.

Sept. 10, 2013-Congressional Gold Medal Campaign- At Sen. John Cornyn’s San Antonio Office with (left to right) 65th vets SFC Ismael Nevarez, Mr. Jonathan Huhn (District Office Director), SGM Victor Lopez Nieves and CSM Bonifacio Roldan Galarza.

Sept. 11, 2013 - Congressional Gold Medal Campaign - At Sen. Ted Cruz’s San Antonio office with (left to right) 65th vets SGM Victor Lopez Nieves, Mr. Mike Koerner (District Office Director), CSM Bonifacio Roldan Galarz and SFC Ismael Nevarez.

Sept. 14, 2013- Borinqueneers Florida Honor Ceremony - Gov. Rick Scott awarded the Governor's Veterans Service Award to more than 50 65th Infantry veterans at the Kissimmee Civic Center. Photo courtesy Dennis Freytes.

Sept. 14, 2013- Borinqueneers Florida Honor Ceremony - 65th Infantry veterans saluting. Photo courtesy of Dennis Freytes.

Sept. 25, 2013 - NY State Comptroller's Office Hispanic Heritage Celebration

Mrs. Heloise O'Neill and Juan O'Neill, 65th Infantry veteran

65th Infantry veteran, Juan O'Neill views the photo exhibit.

65th Infantry veteran, Juan O'Neill is honored with a Certificate of Appreciation.

Left to right: Nancy Hernandez, Deputy Comptroller, filmmaker Noemi Figueroa, 65th Inf. veteran Juan O'Neill and Mrs. Heloise O'Neill.

NY State Comptroller's Office Hispanic Heritage Planning Committee