Statement from Borough President Diaz RE: President Obama Awards ‘Borinqueneers’ with Congressional Gold Medal

“I am proud and it gives me great pleasure to know that the ‘Borinquneers’ have been awarded the congressional Gold Medal from President Obama for their military service. It is an honorable recognition that the ‘Borinquneers’ truly deserve for their brilliant record of heroism on the battlefield. “The enormous contribution the 65th Infantry has made…