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CT Governor To Honor The 65th Infantry Regiment The Borinqueneers

Source: Latino and Puerto Rican Affairs Commission Please join Governor Malloy and Lieutenant Governor Wyman on Tuesday 10/15 as they present the Borinqueneers, the 65th Puerto Rican Infantry, with a proclamation of honor at 2:00 pm in the Hall of Flags at the State Capitol in Hartford, CT. The 65th Infantry Regiment was completely based, and […]

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Most Decorated U.S. Latino Soldier SFC Agustín Ramos Calero

Sergeant First Class Agustín Ramos Calero served with the 65th Infantry Regiment widely known as the “The Borinqueneers.” Calero was known as the “One Man Army” for receiving 22 decorations during World War II making him the most decorated U.S. Latino of the war. Calero died on February 10, 1989 of cancer and was buried […]

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