Monday, November 11, 2013

Veterans Day: Remember The Borinqueneers

By Noemi Figueroa Soulet - NBC Latino  | Posted on Monday, November 11, 2013, at 9:55 a.m. ET.

Soldiers of the 65th infantry, North of the Han River. June 1951, Korea. (Photo/U.S. Army)

As we celebrate Veterans Day, it is worth remembering that there is one unique group of American soldiers who have served with honor and valor – and who are still largely unknown to most Americans.  These are the men of the 65th Infantry Regiment, also known as “The Borinqueneers”, the only Hispanic-segregated unit in Army history. 

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