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    ENCORE PRESENTATION!!  Due to the success of our 2019 private presentation of the film THE BORINQUENEERS at the Solivita Retirement Community in Kissimmee, Florida, there will be ZOOM virtual presentation on Thursday, March 18, 2020 from 1-2pm.  There will be special invited Borinqueneer guests who will participate in the question-and-answer session following the screening of the film and an archival photo exhibit.   Solivita residents who RSVP will be sent a passcode to watch the one-hour documentary online on Vimeo at their leisure on Wednesday, March 17th.  The event will be moderated by Herman Velez, member of the Veterans Club of Solivita. 

    This event is not open to the public.  



    In honor of Veteran’s Day, the New York Power Authority has scheduled an online film screening of THE BORINQUENEERS on November 13, 2020 at noon.  This event is not open to the public and will only be offered to the New York Power Authority employees. 

    The New York Power Authority is the largest state public power utility in the United States providing some of the lowest-cost electricity in the nation, operating 16 generating facilities and more than 1,400 circuit-miles of transmission lines. Its main administrative offices are in White Plains.


    In honor of Hispanic Heritage Month, Equitable Insurance will hold a virtual presentation of THE BORINQUENEERS on October 8, 2020 at 4pm.  Equitable employees will have an opportunity to screen the film and then participate in a panel discussion with filmmaker Noemi Figueroa Soulet and Borinqueneer veterans SGM Victor Lopez-Nieves (Ret.) and Eugenio Quevedo.  This event is not open to the public.

    Equitable is the brand name of the retirement and protection subsidiaries of Equitable Holdings, Inc. including Equitable Financial Life Insurance Company (NY, NY), Equitable Financial Life Insurance Company of America, an AZ stock company with main administrative headquarters in Jersey City, NJ, and Equitable Distributors, LLC. Equitable Advisors is the brand name of Equitable Advisors, LLC (member FINRA, SIPC) (Equitable Financial Advisors in MI and TN).

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Before my wife, Lily, and I were married, I was at her house and I happened to see a keepsake box full of medals. I was in the Army so I asked her about where she got them. That’s when she told me about her Grandfather, MSG Eusebio Diaz Santiago (RET.) Co. D 12/1948-2/1951, Purple Heart (Deceased 5/12/1971). This was the first time I had heard any story of the Borinqueneers. She told me how her father, Eusebio’s son, was the one that flew to Washington to accept the Borinqueneers Congressional Gold Medal on behalf of his father who sadly passed away 40 years earlier. I’m glad these soldiers were finally recognized for their heroics and for inspiring the generations that came after and I hope that they get more of the recognition they so greatly deserve.

Brian Brown Hutto, TX

I’m so glad there is a website like this one to honor our heroes. In my case my hero is my dad Angel A. Murphy. He served in Korea and Vietnam. Although he did not speak much about the Korean war for obvious reasons but he would always tell me that the Army did a lot to shape his life.

Back in 2003, in the early days of Google I was curious to see if could find anything on my dad. After searching for a while I ran into a publication called “The Puerto Rican Soldier”, which I believe is the same people that run this website. In the publication there was an issue from 2003 that had a picture posted by Carlos M. Bonilla. The picture was while Carlos was in Korea during 4/1952 – 2/1953. In it was Carlos M. Bonilla, my dad and four other friends.

I want to thank Carlos for submitting that picture and giving us a glimpse of my dad in his early days.

Alfonso Murphy Coral Springs Florida

Soy hija del SGT. Jose L. Castro Del Valle. Puertorriqueño ; mi padre sirvió 27 años al Ejercito de los Estados Unidos de America. Estuvo en el regimiento de 65 de Infantería. Pelio en Korea y Vietnam con valor y ahincó por la nación. Desearía saber cómo enviar fotos de mi padre y su biografía ( medallas obtenidas) para que aparezca en el directorio de los Borinqueneers.  Recibir la medalla otorgada por el Congreso de los Estados Unidos.
Gracias por hacer valer el valor de otros,

Gesina W. Castro Kissimmee, Florida 34744

My grandfather was a Bronze star recipient who served in WW 1&2.
He, (Sgt) Carlos Ramirez DeLeon served with Company F 65 Infantry. He passed away when I was only 2 years old. He is buried in Cayey, PR. I am currently trying to find a photo of his platoon. Thank you for preserving their history. Thank You, Borinqueneers for your service!

Arlene Ramirez Colon Orlando, Fl

My Father Rumiro Lopez Soto war 2 1940,1945 C

Carlos.A.lopez González Meridianville.AL

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