National Endorsements/Support of our initiative:
NEW! National Supporter: AMVETS "Juan E. Negron" Post# 65, Cape Coral,FL
Many thanks to AARP for their strong support of the enactment of Borinqueneers Congressional Gold Medal Act.
AARP is a membership organization leading positive social change and delivering value to people age 50 and over through information, advocacy and service. AARP is a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization, with a membership of more than 37 million, that helps people turn their goals and dreams into real possibilities, strengthens communities and fights for the issues that matter most to families such as healthcare, employment security and retirement planning.
Military Order of the Purple Heart (MOPH)
Many thanks to the Military Order of the Purple Heart for their genuine support of the 65th Infantry Congressional Gold Medal initiative.
The Purple Heart is awarded to members of the armed forces of the U.S. who are wounded by an instrument of war in the hands of the enemy and posthumously to the next of kin in the name of those who are killed in action or die of wounds received in action. It is specifically a combat
The organization now known as the "Military Order of the Purple Heart," was formed in 1932 for the protection and mutual interest of all who have received the decoration. Composed exclusively of Purple Heart recipients, it is the only veterans service organization comprised strictly of “combat” veterans.
The Military Order of the Purple Heart is a Congressionally Chartered Veterans Service Organization.
League of United Latino American Citizens (LULAC)
Many thanks to LULAC for their strong support of the 65th Infantry Congressional Gold Medal initiative.
LULAC is the largest and oldest Hispanic organization in the United States. LULAC advances the economic condition, educational attainment, political influence, health and civil rights of Hispanic Americans through community-based programs operating at more than 900 LULAC councils nationwide. The organization involves and serves all Hispanic nationality groups.
Association of the United States Army (AUSA)
Many thanks to AUSA for their genuine support of the 65th Infantry Congressional Gold Medal initiative.
Since 1950, the Association of the United States Army has worked to support all aspects of national security while advancing the interests of America's Army and the men and women who serve.
AUSA is a private, non-profit educational organization that supports America's Army - Active, National Guard, Reserve, Civilians, Retirees, Government Civilians, Wounded Warriors, Veterans, and family members. AUSA provides numerous Professional Development Opportunities at a variety of events both local and national.
National Guard Association of the US (NGAUS)
Many thanks to NGAUS for their strong support of the 65th Infantry Congressional Gold Medal initiative.
The National Guard Association of the United States is the nation’s oldest military association lobbying solely for the benefit of the National Guard of the United States and educating the public about the Guard’s role and history in the Armed Forces of the United States. It was formed by militia officers in 1878 to obtain better equipment and training by petitioning Congress for more resources.
Hispanic American Police Command Officer Association (HAPCOA)
Many thanks to HAPCOA for their genuine support of the 65th Infantry Congressional Gold Medal initiative.
HAPCOA, the Hispanic American Police Command Officers Association, established in 1973, is the oldest and largest association in the U.S. of Hispanic American command officers from law enforcement and criminal justice agencies at the municipal, county, state and federal levels.
American GI Forum
Many thanks to the AGIF for their genuine support of the 65th Infantry Congressional Gold Medal initiative.
The American G.I. Forum is a Congressionally chartered veterans service and civil rights organization established in 1949.
Vietnam Veterans of America
Many thanks to the VVA for their genuine support of the
65th Infantry Congressional Gold Medal initiative.
Founded in 1978, Vietnam Veterans of America is the only national Vietnam veterans organization congressionally chartered and exclusively dedicated to Vietnam-era veterans and their families.
Blinded Veterans Association
Many thanks to the BVA for their genuine support of the
65th Infantry Congressional Gold Medal initiative.
Mission: To promote the welfare of blinded veterans so that, notwithstanding their disabilities, they may take their rightful place in the community and work with their fellow citizens toward the creation of a peaceful world. To preserve and strengthen a spirit of fellowship among blinded veterans so that they may give mutual aid and assistance to one another. To maintain and extend the institution of American freedom and encourage loyalty to the Constitution and laws of the United States and of the states in which they reside.
The Blinded Veterans Association is a Congressionally Chartered Veterans Service Organization.
Puerto Rico National Guard
The Puerto Rico National Guard is a component of the United
States National Guard in the U.S. Territory of Puerto Rico.
The original 1st Battalion of the 65th Infantry Regiment resides within the Puerto Rico National Guard. The only active duty Army unit to be transferred to the National Guard and thereby preserving its lineage.
Many thanks to the Puerto Rico National Guard Adjutant General, Brigadier General Juan J. Medina-Lamela for his letter of support.
Local Korean War Veterans Associations Chapters
Several Korean War Veterans Association chapters across the nation are behind the Congressional Gold Medal initiative for the 65th Infantry Regiment.
See below letters of support.
Please contact a Korean War Veterans chapter near you and request a letter of support for the 65th Infantry CGM initiative.
Click below for contact information on your nearest Korean War Veterans Association chapter:
Korean War Veterans Association List of Chapters
Endorse/Support the 65th Infantry CGM Today!!!
If you are a Veterans Service Organization (VSO), Non-Profit organization, philanthropic organization, we will greatly value your generous endorsement.
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