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Borinqueneers Congressional Gold Medal Presentation SGT Arcadio Torres-Torres

Posted on September 29, 2020 at 8:05 PM

Our organization the 65th Infantry Regiment MA continues to Honor and give Recognition to Korean War veteran Borinqueneer SGT Arcadio Torres-Torres

Here we presented his daughter Carmen Romero of Holyoke, MA and her family with the Borinqueneers Congressional Gold Medal Posthumously by Virtual Presentation

SGT Arcadio Torres-Torres was Inducted into the U.S. Army on November 22, 1950, He trained at Ft Buchanon and at the Panama Canal

SGT Arcadio Torres-Torres served in the Korean War Grom 1951-52

He served with Medical Company 2BN 65th Infantry Regiment and participated in 4 battle campaigns in Korea;

First UN Counter Offensive 1951

CCD Spring Offensive 1951

UN Summer Fall Offensive 1951

Second Korean Winter 1952

Decorations are as follows;

Good Conduct Medal

National Defense Medal

Korean Service Medal w 3 Bronze Stars

United Nations Service Medal- Korea

Korean Defense Service Medal

Combat Infantry Badge

Republic of Korea Ambassador for Peace Medal

and now his Borinqueneers Congressional Gold Medal

Special Thanks to our Special Guest; Command Sergeant Major Jose Luis Silva-Diaz (Ret) and Poet for Blessing us with such a beautiful Borinqueneers Poem for the Family and Edwin Colon of LAMA Massachuettes for assisting in the presentation and submitting the application and for donating the BCGM to the family.

If your a 65th Infantry Regiment veteran or family member, or a WWI, WWII, Korean War veteran and have not received this prestigious medal, Please contact us at 65thIRMA@gmail.com

or call us at 484-767-5884

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