Sep 11, 2015
The history of the Borinqueneers is a captivating story of great heroism and sacrifice despite prejudice.
Jan 02, 2014
Hailing from Puerto Rico, the 65th Infantry Regiment Borinqueneers were the largest, longest-standing (1899-1959), and only active-duty segregated Latino military unit in U.S. history.
Aug 26, 2013
The Borinqueneers overwhelmingly distinguished themselves in battle while enduring the additional hardships of segregation and discrimination.
Mar 15, 2013
The Borinqueneers routinely faced additional hurdles brought on by wide disregard for their distinct and often misunderstood and ridiculed differences in culture and language.
Jan 08, 2013
The Borinqueneers, who served as members of this segregated unit of the regular Army during World War I, World War II and the Korean War, deserve the highest Congressional honor.