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Borinqueneers Congressional Gold Medal Presentation PFC Pedro Guzman-Ortiz

Posted on October 25, 2020 at 7:20 PM

Our organization the 65th Infantry Regiment MA continues to Honor and give Recognition to Korean War veteran                                          Borinqueneer PFC Pedro Guzman-Ortiz

Here we presented his son Pedro J. Guzman of Staley, NC along with his brother Jose, sisters Myrna Guzman, Marta & Yolanda Zayas and his mother Marta Zayas family with the Borinqueneers Congressional Gold Medal Posthumously by Virtual Presentation

PFC Guzman was Inducted into the U.S. Army on June 14, 1951, He trained at Ft Buchanon and at the Panal Canal with the 33rd Infantry Regiment before being assigned to the 65th.

PFC Pedro Guzman served in the Korean War.

He served with 3BN 65th Infantry Regiment and participated in 2 battle campaigns in Korea;

Second Korean Winter 1952

Korean Summer-Fall 1952


His Decorations are as follows;

Good Conduct Medal

National Defense Medal

Korean Service Medal w 2 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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