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Borinqueneers Congressional Gold Medal Alliance
In support of H.R.1726 & S.1174!
March 31, 2014

BORINQUENEERS ALERT: Co-Sponsors of SENATE Congressional Gold Medal bill S.1174 DUE NOW!

NATIONAL PUERTO RICAN DAY PARADE ON JUNE 8TH IN NYC DEDICATED TO THE BORINQUENEERS!

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2/3 of U.S. Senate MUST join the U.S. House & become Co-Sponsors immediately! See page 2 for current Co-Sponsors of S.1174 in the Senate! Are YOUR 2 Senators on board? Spread the word! Tell your relatives & friends in other states, too! EMPOWER YOURSELF & contact your U.S. Senators NOW! Thank you for your strong support!
Simply put, the 65th Infantry Regiment Borinqueneers are the LatinoAmerican equivalent of the famed Tuskegee Airmen and Navajo Code Talkers. The Borinqueneers must be recognized in like fashion with the Congressional Gold Medal now!

See the LATEST HONOR ROLL of Co-Sponsors of the Borinqueneers Congressional Gold Medal Act:
 US House of Representatives bill H.R.1726 US Senate bill S.1174

More great links: NEED these Senators!
Special Hispanic Heritage Coverage!

Saluting & thanking under-recognized extreme heroes: MSG Juan E. Negron, first 65th Inf. Reg. Borinqueneer ever to receive the Medal of Honor, the Nation's highest award for individual heroism, received the honor (posthumously) on March 18, 2014, along with several other minority heroes after it was determined that their extreme heroism was under-recognized in the past due to prejudice. Very sadly, only 3 of the 24 minority veterans were alive to accept the long-overdue recognition. We honor & thank them all! It is hoped that Pres. Obama’s presentation will also help to spotlight our historic cause!

Time is of the essence! See this story on WNPR, Mar. 24th: “Another Borinqueneer Dies As Push For Congressional Gold Medal Continues”

Borinqueneers Congressional Gold Medal Alliance Page 2

U.S. Senate Honor Roll of S.1174 CoSponsors: Are YOUR 2 Senators on this list?
Alaska Sen. Mark Begich (D-AK) Sen. Lisa Murkowski (R-AK) Arkansas Sen. Mark Pryor (D-AR) Sen. John Boozman (R-AR) California Sen. Barbara Boxer (D-CA) Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-CA) Colorado Sen. Michael Bennet (D-CO) Connecticut Sen. Richard Blumenthal (Bill Sponsor, D-CT) Sen. Chris Murphy (D-CT) Delaware Sen. Christopher Coons (DCT) Florida Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL) Sen. Bill Nelson (D-FL) Georgia Sen. Saxby Chambliss (R-GA) Hawaii Sen. Brian Schatz (D-HI) Sen. Mazie Hirono (D-HI) Illinois Sen. Dick Durbin (D-IL) Sen. Mark Kirk (R-IL) Indiana Sen. Joe Donnelly (D-IN) Kansas Sen. Jerry Moran (R-KS) Maryland Sen. Ben Cardin (D-MD) Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) Sen. Edward J. Markey (D-MA) Michigan Sen. Debbie Stabenow (D-MI) Minnesota Sen. Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) Missouri Sen. Roy Blunt (R-MO) Sen. Claire McCaskill (D-MO) New Hampshire Sen. Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) Sen. Kelly Ayotte (R-NH) New Jersey Sen. Robert Menendez (D-NJ) Sen. Cory Booker (D-NJ) New Mexico Sen. Martin Heinrich (D-NM) New York Sen. Charles Schumer (D-NY) Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY) Ohio Sen. Rob Portman (R-OH) Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-OH) Oklahoma Sen. Tom Coburn MD (R-OK) Pennsylvania Sen. Bob Casey (D-PA) Sen. Pat Toomey (R-PA) Rhode Island Sen. Jack Reed (D-RI) Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI) Tennessee Sen. Lamar Alexander (R-TN) Texas Sen. John Cornyn (R-TX) Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders (Ind.VT) Virginia Sen. Mark Warner (D-VA) Sen. Tim Kaine (D-VA) Washington Sen. Patty Murray (D-WA) West Virginia Sen. Joe Manchin (D-WV) Wisconsin Sen. Tammy Baldwin (D-WI)

The 1st & only Latino 4-star US Army general got his start as a young Borinqueneer officer in Korea: Richard E. Cavazos, a Mexican-American hero!

WHY?
Of the 155

Congressional Gold
Medals awarded since 1776, ONLY ONE has been to a Latino-American.

“How To” Contact Your Senators!

US Senate S.1174 Co-Sponsor Countdown! Total Co-Sponsors: 49 Total Remaining: 18 Minimum Required: 67 Updated Info Available Here! SEE WHICH SENATORS WE STILL NEED!

US House H.R.1726 Co-Sponsor Countdown! Total Co-Sponsors: 300 Total Remaining: 0 Minimum Required: 290 ACHIEVED ON FEB. 28TH!!!

www.65thCGM.org

On FUSION: America with Jorge Ramos, February 27, 2014!

Alliance members on the nationallysyndicated Bill Press Show, March 18, 2014!

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