President Obama awards Congressional Gold Medal to 65th Infantry Regiment, known as the Borinqueneers

The president signed a bill to award a

The president signed a bill to award a Congressional Gold Medal to the group. (June 10, 2014 6:59 PM)

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...

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