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Texas Screenings in Killeen/Fort Hood (hosted by Killeen LULAC Foundation & Gladys Casteleiro), San Antonio (hosted Club Damas de Puerto Rico), Dallas (Asoc. Boricua de Dallas), Houston (Sociedad de Puertorriqueños en Houston). Photos courtesy of El Pozo Productions, Raul Villaronga and Sybel Pici.
Aug. 11, 2007 - Film screening sponsored by the Club Damas de Puerto Rico in San Antonio, TX.
Display of photos of the 65th veterans in attendance.
Presenting the colors to open the program.
Four 65th veterans attending salute.
65th Retirees, L to R: CSM Bonifacio Roldan-Galarza, CSM Victor Lopez-Nieves, CSM Emilio Castro-Rivera, SFC Ismael Nevarez.
CSM Bonifacio Roldan-Galarza - Bronze Star, Purple Heart. Also served in Vietnam. 29 yrs. of service
SGM Victor Lopez-Nieves Legion of Merit, Bronze Star. Also served in Vietnam. 29.6 yrs of service
CSM Emilio Castro-Rivera -Bronze Star, Purple Heart (3 Clusters), Soldier's Medal. 28 yrs. of service
SFC Ismael Nevarez - Bronze Star, WWII Victory Medal 21.5 yrs. of service
Sept. 22, 2007 - Film Screening in Dallas, TX - L to R: Ernie & Rafy Gutierrez, organizers of event sponsored by Asociacion Boricua de Dallas & the Hispanic-American Students of the Southern Methodist Univ. (SMU).
65th Veteran SSG Antonio Santos (Ret.) (seated) with daughter Carmen Curran.
65th Veteran Col. Gilberto Cardenas-Latigue (Ret.) and his family attend screening.
L to R: Col. Gilberto Cardenas (Ret.), Charles Cabaniss and SSG Antonio Santos (Ret.). Standing Rafy Gutierrez.
Nov. 14, 2007 - Reception sponsored by the Killeen LULAC Council 4535 Foundation. L to R: 65th Vets Abraham Diaz-Roldan, SFC Angel Rosario (Ret.), Kenneth Darnell and Foundation Chairman and Host Col. Raul Villaronga (Ret.)
Nov. 15, 2007 - Fort Hood Film Screenings in Killeen, TX.
65th vet Abraham Diaz-Roldan addresses the troops at Fort Hood.
Q&A Session with 65th veterans. Former 65th Officer Kenneth Darnell speaks.
Nov. 15, 2007 - Evening Presentation at the Central Texas College Planetarium.
Volunteers, including Mrs. Raul Villaronga (center).
65th vet Abraham Diaz-Roldan (second from left) with his wife and daughters and Col. Gerald Wilcomb (Ret.) (third from left).
L to R: Abraham Diaz-Roldan and his wife, Noemi Figueroa, Col. Gerald Wilcomb (Ret.) and his wife.
L to R: 65th Veterans: Unidentified, Abraham Diaz-Roldan, SGM Jose Gil Melendez (Ret.), SFC Angel Rosario (Ret.), Kenneth Darnell, Col. Gerald Wilcomb (Ret.).
Filmmaker Noemi Figueroa Soulet addresses the audience.
Freedom Team Commendations.
Col. Gerald Wilcomb (Ret.) (left) being presented.
Kenneth Darnell being presented.
65th veteran SGM Jose Gil Melendez (Ret.) being presented.
Families of deceased Borinqueneer veterans are introduced and also presented with Freedom Team Commendations by their military escorts.
CSM Henry De Armas (Ret.) being presented.
SFC Angel Rosario (Ret.) being presented.