President Obama awards Congressional Gold Medal to 65th Infantry Regiment, known as the Borinqueneers
The 65th Infantry Regiment, known as the Borinqueneers, was honored Tuesday by President Barack Obama.
The president signed a bill to award a Congressional Gold Medal to the group. Only four military units have received this honor before.
The primarily Puerto Rican Borinqueneers were the largest, longest-standing and only active-duty segregated military unit in U.S. history. Some members...