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Events and screenings that took place in 2012 in Pennsylvania, Spain, New York, Washington, DC, Puerto Rico, Rochester and Buffalo, NY.
March 9, 2012 - Lancaster Latino Film Festival Presentation at Millersville Univ, Lancaster, PA.
Lancaster Film Festival (sitting left to right), 65th vets Manuel Diaz, Noemi Figueroa, Eugenio Quevedo.Behind Noemi is Norman Bristol, Fran Rodriguez and unidentified military personnel.
May 14, 2012 - Film screening at Casa de America, Madrid, Spain.
The poster announces the screening of the Spanish version of "The Borinqueneeers".
Another entrance displays the poster of the Spanish version of "The Borinqueneeers".
Guests arrive to attend the film screening.
Q&A session after film with Noemi and moderator Teresa Toledo.
May 17, 2012 - GI Film Festival screening at the Navy Memorial, Washington, DC.
"The Borinqueneers" was an Official Selection of the GI Film Festival.
LTC Bill Rodriguez (Ret.) attends the GI Film Festival.
65th vets attending the GI Film Festival (left to right) SFC Carlos Ruiz (Ret.), Manuel Diaz, Dr. Alberto Garcia accompanied by their families.
Mrs. Liza Ruiz is kissed by her husband SFC Carlos Ruiz during a news interview.
65th vet Manuel Diaz wears his regiment's cap.
GI Film Festival founder Laura Law addresses the audience.
The film is viewed by the audience.
65th veteran Dr. Alberto Garcia is introduced.
GI Film Festival Q&A session with a 65th vets: SFC Carlos Ruiz (Ret.), Manuel Diaz and Dr. Alberto Garcia.
65th vet Dr. Alberto Garcia shares his wartime experiences.
SFC Carlos Ruiz (Ret.) served with the 65th as its official photographer.
"The Borinqueneers" win the GI Film Festival's Military Channel Award.
June 9, 2012 - Multicultural Music Group musical presentation at Pregones Theater, Bronx, NY.
Composer Ray Santos conducts the orquestra in an originally composed tribute to the Borinqueneers.
Multicultural Music Group panel discussion with Noemi, Ray Santos (right) and others.
Aug. 18, 2012 - Services Academy Luncheon in Orlando, FL honors 65th veterans.
Frank Medina provides historical background on the 65th Inf. Regt.
Vets being honored: 65th vets, Tuskegee Airman and Montford Point Marine.
Frank Medina (center in suit), West Point Graduate, with 65th vets who attended (not in order): Raul Reyes Castaeira, Andres Medina, Narciso Villot, Edwin Avilez, Angel Mendoza. Kneeling are members of the Borinqueneers Motorcycle Club.
Sept. 7, 2012 - 60th Anniv. of Korean War Committee honors the 65th at the 65th Monument in Rio Piedras, PR.
Col. Jorge Santini (Colonel, Judge Advocate at the National Guard) and Mayor of San Juan