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2015 events and screenings in Puerto Rico, Connecticut, Massachusetts and Delaware.
June 7, 2015 - American Legion Conference of Puerto Rico honors the 65th Inf. Regt.
Members from American Legion chapters throughout Puerto Rico and the US Virgin Islands.
The contingent from Carolina, Puerto Rico.
World War II Borinqueneer veteran William Feliciano, Esq. and his wife.
A member from the U.S. Virgin Islands.
65th veteran William Feliciano speaks at the Conference.
Noemi Figueroa Soulet is the keynote speaker at the Conference.
Borinqueneer veterans stand to be recognized. Left to right: Victor Labarca Lago, Gilberto Rodríguez-Orama, Guillermo Fraú-Rullán, José Rohan-Rohan, Pablo Delgado Medina and Adolfo Lugo-Gastón.
A member from Noemi's hometown of Sabana Grande, Puerto Rico.
Left to right: Borinqueneers Gilberto Rodríguez-Orama, Guillermo Fraú-Rullán, Noemi and Victor Labarca Lago.
Noemi and 65th veteran Victor Labarca Lago.
e Otero Barreto earned 38 military decorations during the Vietnam War.
65th veteran Victor Labarca Lago shows his Certificate of Recognition.
65th veteran José Rohan-Rohan proudly displays his Certificate of Recognition.
Noemi is visited by her friend, actor Ed Trucco who was visting Puerto Rico.
Left to right: (standing) 65th veterans Jorge L. Rodríguez,, Gilberto Rodríguez Orama, Pablo Delgado
Medina, unidentified, José Rohena Rohena, José Beltrán, Guillermo Fraú Rullán and Victor Labarca
Lago. Seated left to right are: Angel Narváez (Commander of American Legion Chapter of Puerto Rico and Virgin Islands), 65th veteran Adolfo Lugo Gastón, Noemí, 65th veteran William Feliciano Ruiz, Esq. and Agustín Montañez, Esq. (Veterans’ Public Advocate of Puerto Rico).
Noemi receives awards from the American Legion and from 65th vets Pablo Delgado Medina and recently deceased German Bravo Pérez.
November 9, 2015 - Film screening at Hartford Public Library (Hartford, CT).
Many of the guests who attended were from the local Borinqueneers Motorcycle Club.
A close-up of their colors.
Two veterans participated in the question-and-answer session: SSG Dolores Nieves (Ret.) (left) and Celestino Cordova.
Left to right: Noemi, SSG Dolores Nieves (Ret.), 65th veteran Celestino Cordova, employees of the Hartford Public Library.
Members of the Borinqueneers Motorcycle Club.
November 12, 2015 - Film Screening at Westfield University (Westfield, MA) with Lizette Rivera,
Director of Diversity/Inclusion & Student Activities, 65th veteran Eugenio Quevedo. and Noemi.
Our host Lizette Rivera introduces the event.
The question-and-answer session after the screening with Noemi and 65th veteran Eugenio Quevedo.
November 19, 2015 - World War II 65th veteran Manuel Díaz Rivas is honored at the City Council Building in Delaware.
65th veteran Manuel Díaz Rivas (center with cap) is surrounded by his family while honored in his home state of Delaware.
65th veteran Manuel Díaz Rivas addresses the audience.