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Home · The Film · The Team · Gallery · Merchandise · News & Press · Resources · Links · Comments · Contact. Home · The Film · The Team · Gallery. The 65th Infantry Regiment, nicknamed "The Borinqueneers" from the original Taíno name of the island (Borinquen), is a Puerto Rican regiment of the United. Support the Borinqueneers Congressional Gold Medal Ceremony National Committee. Its mission is to honor the recipients of the Borinqueneers Congressional.
The story of the 65th Infantry Regiment Borinqueneers of Puerto Rico, and their journey to the United States Congressional Gold Medal. The Borinqueneers. In August the Korean War was less than two months old, and Puerto Rico's 65th Infantry Regiment was on its way to the combat zone. The Borinqueneers were there to witness the unveiling of the Congressional Gold Medal awarded to the regiment on June 10, Earning this medal was no.
Having performed with distinction early in the Korean War, the Borinqueneers of the 65th would face their greatest challenge in the fall of , when more than. Tweet. Welcome to the Borinqueneers Website! The 65th Infantry Regiment, comprised primarily of Puerto Ricans, began as a volunteer regiment in and .