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The 65th Infantry Regiment Motorcycle Association 

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Borinqueneers Congressional Gold Medal Presentation CPL John C. Truelove

Posted on September 29, 2020 at 8:10 PM

Our organization the 65th Infantry Regiment MA continues to Honor and give Recognition to Korean War veteran Borinqueneer CPL JOHN C. TRUELOVE

Here we presented his son Chris & mother Patty of Gainesville GA and their family with the Borinqueneers Congressional Gold Medal Posthumously by Virtual Presentation

PFC John C. Truelove was Inducted into the U.S. Army on September 1952, He trained at Ft Beckinridge KY

CPL John C. Truelove served in the Korean War from 1952-53

He served with Charlie Company 1BN 65th Infantry Regiment and participated in 2 battle campaigns in Korea;

Third Korean Winter 1952-53

Korean Spring-Summer 1953

Also with the UN Peacekeeping Security Force

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.

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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