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The Korean War Legacy Foundation hosted a trip to Puerto Rico to videotape oral histories of 70 Korean War veterans from February 10-17, 2016. The Foundation maintains a digital museum of Korean War veterans (www.kwvdm.org). El Pozo Productions organized the trip to 6 towns in 8 days. Gisela Rodriguez, Esq. also served as a volunteer. Some photos were provided by Vernon Shirley and are marked as such.
Borinqueneer veterans Juan Figueroa Nazario (Medical Co.) (left) and Anibal Tejera Gutierrez (Co. G,).
Juan Figueroa Nazario accompanied by his son and wife shows us his framed photo and medals.
Dr. Jongwoo Han poses with 65th veteran Ismael Heredia-Torres (Co. F) and his wife.
Borinqueneer Carlos Rivera Rivera (Co. D) (center) with Gisela and Jongwoo.
65th veteran Luis Rosado-Padua who served in the Medical Co. and the Heavy Tank Co.
Dr. Jongwoo Han poses with veterans Julio Mercado (226th Quartermaster Battalion) (left) and Rafael Rivera Mendez (Co E, 65th Inf. Regt.)
Our last interview was with Iluminado "Lum" Santiago who served in Co G, 65th Inf. Regt. and the 2nd Inf. Div. We interviewed 70 veterans in 8 days!