The Puerto Rican Experience In The U.S. Military: A Century Of Unheralded Service

written by Dr. Harry Franqui-Rivera; Senior Digital Aide, Monique Aviles


Puerto Ricans in the Military Oral History

In this section, Puerto Rican veterans narrate how they immersed themselves in working for their communities. Some put it as a way of paying forward what they were able to accomplish because of their military service (from escaping poverty to studying and becoming professionals and acquiring leadership skills).