Puerto Rico is home to some 72,679 veterans, according to the U.S. Census Bureau. There are currently 10 Veterans Administration medical facilities on the Island. The… Read More »What Will Happen to Veterans Hospitals under Free Association?
U.S. Air Force Chief Master Sgt. Ramon “CZ” Colon-Lopez is now the Senior Enlisted Advisor to the Chairman (SEAC) of the Joint Chiefs of Staff,… Read More »SEAC Ramon “CZ” Colon-Lopez Continues to Lead
Elis A. Barreto Ortiz, born in Morovis, Puerto Rico, became the 19th American casualty in Afghanistan this year when he died in a Taliban suicide bombing.… Read More »Death of Elis A. Barreto Ortiz Derails Taliban Talks
Nine airmen from Puerto Rico lost their lives when their badly outdated plane crashed shortly after take off. The WC-130 plane, from the 156th Airlift… Read More »Puerto Rico Airmen Remembered, Gonzalez-Colon Asks for “Proper Resources”
Rep. Trent Kelly (R-MS) recently spoke in honor of the memory of Army Staff Sergeant Milton Rivera-Vargas, who lost his life on December 8, 2005,… Read More »Rep. Trent Kelly Honors Puerto Rican War Hero
July 27th was National Korean War Veterans Armistice Day in the United States, and no one took this day more seriously than Hannah Y. Kim.… Read More »Hannah Kim and Puerto Rico’s Korean War Vets
The Department of Defense has spotlighted Puerto Rico’s participation in the U.S. Military with an article bringing out the details of the territory’s military service… Read More »US Department of Defense Recognizes Puerto Rican Military Service
This is a guest post by Dennis O. Freytes Honorable Members of the US House Natural Resources Sub-Committee and other American patriots: My name is… Read More »View from a Veteran for the June 24 Congressional Hearing on Status