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The 65th Infantry Regiment Motorcycle Association 

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Borinqueneer Congressional Gold Medal Presentation SFC Pascual Quinones-Leon

Posted on November 23, 2020 at 9:40 PM

On Nov 1, 2020 Our organization the 65th Infantry Regiment MA continues to Honor and give Recognition to Korean War veteran Borinqueneer SFC Pascual Quinones-Leon of Cataño P.R.

Here we presented his son Fernando of Pascual Quinones along with his brother Pascual JR & sister and the rest of the Quinones-Leon Family with the Borinqueneers Congressional Gold Medal Posthumously by Virtual Presentation

SFC Quinones was Inducted into the U.S. Army on Jan 21, 1941, He trained at Ft Buchanon and at the Panal Canal with the 65th Infantry Regiment

He Retired in Jan 1961

SFC Pascual Quinones served in WWII and the Korean War.

He served with 1 Battalion 65th Infantry Regiment Company C and Service Company and participated in 4 battle campaigns in Korea;

CCF Spring Offensive 1951

UN Summer Fall Offensive 1951

Second Korean Winter 1951-1952

Korean Summer-Fall 1952

His Decorations are as follows;

8 Overseas Bars

WWII Victory Medal

WWII

American Theatre Campaign Medal

Europe-African- Middle Eastern Campaign Medal

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

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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