Congressional Gold Medal Ceremony for the 65th Infantry Regiment

Congressional leaders presented the Congressional Gold Medal in honor of the 65th Infantry Regiment, known as the Borinqueneers. The… read more

Congressional Gold Medal Ceremony for the 65th Infantry Regiment Congressional leaders presented the Congressional Gold Medal in honor of the 65th Infantry Regiment, known as the Borinqueneers. The regiment was composed of Puerto Rican service members and was the last segregated unit of the U.S. military to be deactivated. The medal was awarded for its pioneering military service, devotion to duty, and many acts of valor in the face of adversity. The regiment served on the battlefield during World War II and in Korea. Former Borinqueneers Sergeant Major Jose Colon and Colonel Manuel Siverio accepted the medal for the 65th Infantry Regiment. The ceremony included the U.S. Army Color Guard, the national anthem and other music by the U.S. Army Band and Chorus, and invocations. close

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408092-1
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Public Affairs Event
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Ceremony
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Apr 13, 2016 | 3:00pm EDT | C-SPAN.org
Last Aired:
May 08, 2016 | 8:51am EDT | C-SPAN 3

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  • Apr 13, 2016 | 3:00pm EDT | C-SPAN.org
  • Apr 13, 2016 | 8:06pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Apr 14, 2016 | 2:11am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Apr 14, 2016 | 6:13pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Apr 16, 2016 | 7:05pm EDT | C-SPAN RADIO
  • Apr 16, 2016 | 8:30pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Apr 16, 2016 | 11:30pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Apr 30, 2016 | 4:51pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • May 01, 2016 | 2:51am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • May 08, 2016 | 8:51am EDT | C-SPAN 3
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