Commemoration Ceremony: National Borinqueneers Day

The designation of April 13 as National Borinqueneers Day ” recognizes the bravery, service, and sacrifice ” of the 65th Infantry Regiment, a U.S. Army unit that consisted mostly of soldiers from Puerto Rico, according to the new law. They fought in both World Wars and Korea.

A celebratory commemoration will be held at the Buffalo Erie County Naval & Military Park.