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2017 Screenings and events in New Jersey, Puerto Rico, New York, Florida and Wisconsin.
October 15-2017-Members of the 65th Inf. Regt. Borinqueneers Motorcycle Club of
Pennsylvania attend a tribute sponsored by the 106th Rescue Wing in Long Island City, NY for Borinqueneers Arnaldo Pérez Pacheco, Angelo LaCourt, Vicente Arroyo, SFC Juan Ayala-Mariani, William Van Derdys and Enrique Vázquez Vega.
Oct. 28, 2017 - Film screening at the Newark Public Library in Newark, NJ in honor of Hispanic Heritage Month.
After the screening, the audience gives a standing ovation.
Noemi provides an update of everything that has happened since the film was released.
Sam Delgado, VP of Verizon sponsored the event.
65th veterans who participated in the Q&A session were (left to right) Vicente Arroyo, Ervin Machado and Eugenio Quevedo.
Questions from the audience.
Noemi with Sam Delgado, long-time friend and financial supporter.
Left to right: Eugenio Quevedo, Vicente Arroyo, Noemi, Ervin Machado, Yesenia Lopez and Ingrid Betancourt, Newark Public Library staff members.
Nov. 8, 2017 - "A Walk In Their Shoes” 2- Day Presentations in Wausau, Wisconsin in various schools.
Borinqueneer veteran Cesar Pabon Peres shares his wartime experiences and slideshow with the students.
Our host and sponsor, Colin Hanson of "A Walk in Their Shoes" Program.
65th veteran Cesar Pabon Peres of Milwaukee, WI with Noemi and teachers of Wausau.
Interested students listened attentively.
Cesar Pabon Peres and Noemi conduct a question-and-answer session with the students.
An evening community screening of our film is presented at the Univ. of Wisconsin-Marathon County theater.
Volunteers man a 65th photo display and merchandise table.
Noemi introduces the film presentation.
Cesar Pabon Peres of Co. "A" shares his war stories in a Q&A session with Noemi.
May 21, 2017 - BCGM Ceremony for CW02 Calderón-Ayala (Ret.) at Hogar Plenitud in Dorada,
PR. Photos courtesy of Luis Calderón.
Members of the 65th Inf. Association attended the event.
Maj. Gen. Antonio Vicens, former Adjutant General of the PR National Guard presents the BCGM to CW02 Calderón-Ayala (Ret.). Medal provided by El Pozo Prods.
MG Antonio Vicéns (Ret.) shows the certificate awarded to Daniel Calderon's sons, Daniel Jr. and Luis Calderón .
A proud Borinqueneer, CWO2 Daniel Calderón (Ret.) (center) displays his medal accompanied by
members of the 65th Inf. Association.
The BCGM and Certificate of 65th veteran Juan A. Rivera Viera is displayed.
A display of Juan A. Rivera Viera's photos and medals, including the Purple Heart he received while serving in Co. "E".
Wanda Rentas and CSM Anibal Albertorio of the Borinqueneers CGM National Committee present veteran Juan A. Rivera Viéra (center) with a BCGM. El Pozo Prods. referred him. Photos: Albie Albertorio
February 11, 2017 - Multi-Ethnic Observance Day Presentation at Fort Dix, NJ.
SFC Yara M. López, EEOC Officer, provides opening remarks.
Native American dancing and singing.
Left to right: SFC Yara M. López, Noemi FIgueroa Soulet and Col. Elgin Mercado.
Nov. 9, 2017 - An interview at Wisconsin Public Radio with (left to right) Glen Moberg, Noemi Figueroa Soulet, Rick Reyer, César Pabón Péres, and Colin Hanson.