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The 65th Infantry Regiment Motorcycle Association 

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Borinqueneers Congressional Gold Medal Presentation SGT Ernesto Guzman

Posted on September 29, 2020 at 8:15 PM

Our organization the 65th Infantry Regiment MA continues to Honor and give Recognition to Korean War veteran Borinqueneer SGT Ernesto Guzman

Here we presented his son Retired MSG Victor Guzman of Chester, VA along with his sisters and his family with the Borinqueneers Congressional Gold Medal Posthumously by Virtual Presentation

SGT Guzman was Inducted into the U.S. Army on December 8, 1944, He trained at Ft Buchanon and at the Panal Canal

SGT Ernesto Guzman served in World War II and the Korean War.

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

Second Korean Winter 1952

Korean Summer-Fall 1952

Decorations are as follows;

2 Overseas Bars

American Theatre Medal

WWII Victory Medal

WWII Campaign Medal

North African- Mediterranean Campaign Medal

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 for assisting in the presentation.

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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