Back to Events Photos
Pre-production, production and fundraising event photos before 2007.
Noemi poses with Borinqueneers (left to right) Eugenio Quevedo, Jaime Lopez, SFC Ernesto Forestier (Ret.) and Tony de la Rosa Melendez.
Aug. 11, 2003 - Interview re-shoots took place at the Univ. of Puerto Rico, San Juan, PR with Co-Producer Raquel Ortiz, Jorge Garrido (cameraman) (center) and Heriberto Rosas Rossy (Soundperson).
One of the veterans re-interviewed was SFC German Bravo (Ret.) of the Headquarters & Headquarters Co., Anti-Tank Platoon.
Sept. 22, 2003 - The 6th Calvary Brigade and the 1st Battalion, 43rd Air Defense Artillery Regt. invited us to do 4 presentations in South Korea in honor of Hispanic Heritage Month.
Waiting to board our long flights to South Korea were (left to right) LTC Angel Escribano (Ret.), Noemi and SFC German Bravo (Ret.). Both Borinqueneers flew from Puerto Rico to meet Noemi in NY.
Our busy itinerary included visits to U.S. troops at Suwon, Osan and Kunsan airbases and at Camp Humphreys.
We met wonderful service members who treated us like VIPs.
An attentive audience many of whom had never heard of the 65th Inf. Regt.
A screening of the work-in-progress film was presented.
SFC German Bravo (Ret.) shares his wartime experiences with the troops. Bravo served in the Army for 20 years.
LTC Angel Escribano (Ret.) uses humor to chat with the troops. Escribano served for 22 years and earned a Silver Star, a Bronze Star and Purple Heart in the Korean War.
Everywhere we went, we were showered with honors and gifts.
During a tour of a simulator, Noemi tries out a helmet.
A Blackhawk helicopter transported us between air bases.
Noemi meets Maj. Yeo-Pyo Yoon, Senior ROK Army Staff Officer of Area III in South Korea.
Noemi and her military escort, MSG Gloria Muñiz enjoy a tour of Seoul and a traditional Korean lunch.
A tour of the Demilitarized Zone (DMZ) with our military escorts: MSG Blake Brimhall (left) SGT Jeffrey Stokes (center), Lt. Cynthia Pagan (center) and MSG Gloria Muñiz (right).
LTC Angel Escribano (left) and SFC German Bravo stand next to a South Korean guard at the conference building used for armistice talks at the DMZ. South Korea is to the right of the flag and North Korea to the left.
May 22, 2004 - A presentation at the Boricua Agenda Summit at Rutgers Univ. in New Jersey.
Borinqueneers (left to right) Eugenio Quevedo, Tony de la Rosa Melendez, Jaime Lopez and Israel Montalvo participate in a question-and-answer session.
Our Team (left to right) SFC Angel Cordero (Ret,), Assoc. Producer William Cruz, Tony de la Rosa, Noemi, Jaime Lopez, Sam Delgado and Eugenio Quevedo.
Boricua Agenda Summit presents a giant $1,000 check donation to Noemi for the film's production.
July 26, 2004 - A presentation at the Puerto Rican Day Parade of Trenton, NJ with 65th veterans (left to right) Eugenio Quevedo, Jaime Lopez, Israel Montalvo, Wendell Vega and CSM Guillermo Lanzo (Ret.).
Noemi and Borinqueneer veterans with the committee members of the Puerto Rican Day Parade of Trenton, NJ .
Puerto Rican Day Parade of Trenton, NJ .
SFC Angel Cordero (Ret.) (center) poses with _________.
Borinqueneers greet the crowds from their own float (left right) CSM Guillermo Lanzo (Ret.) (in black), Jaime Lopez, Wendell Vega, Israel Montalvo and Eugenio Quevedo.
Borinqueneer veterans pose with ________________.
Noemi poses with the Grand Marshall of the parade.
Left to right: Eugenio Quevedo, Israel Montalvo and CSM Guillermo Lanzo (Ret.) chat with __________________.
Nov. 18, 2004 - A benefit screening sponsored by Verizon's Hispanic Support Organization.
Noemi and Borinqueneer veterans pose with members of Verizon's Hispanic Support Organization.
March 15, 2005 - A fundraising screening at the Korean War Veterans Assoc.'s Annual Meeting in Reno, Nevada.
Noemi and Associate Producer William Cruz (right) pose with 65th veteran SFC Jack Tolbert (Ret) (in wheelchair) who received the Distinguished Svc Cross.
April 23, 2005 - A presentation at the Jersey City Puerto Rican Parade banquet in NJ with Borinqueneer Jaime Rosado (left), his nephew SFC Eric Hunt Benitez, Noemi and Jaime's son.
The dinner was delicious and guests attentive.
Left to right: SFC Angel Cordero (Ret.), SFC Eric Hunt Benitez, Noemi, Jaime's son, __________, Jaime Rosado, Jaime Lopez and Eugenio Quevedo.
Noemi dances with Jaime Rosado.
August 2005 - College intern, Arlene Rodriguez, works on the restoration of archival photos to be used in film.