.Arlington Cemetery.
September 20, 2000
(L.)  Mr. Luis Berrios, Government of Puerto Rico   (R.) Mr. Anthony
Mele', Chairman, 65th Honor Task Force  representing Brigadier General
Antonio Balinas  who was a veteran of the 65th Infantry Regiment in Korea, highly
decorated combat hero, and Puerto Rican General.  Unable to attend he requested
Mr.Mele and Mr. Berrios to read his speech to the audience on his behalf.