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This edition: Soldiers' Stories

Episode Details

Original tape date: May 18, 2015.

First aired: May 20, 2015.

On this edition of Independent Sources hosted by Sarah Pizon, we mark Memorial Day with a look at Military Accessions Vital to the National Interest/MAVNI. The controversial program encourages immigrants with in-demand language and medical skills to enroll in the U.S. military by offering them a fast track to citizenship. Then we learn about the effort to commemorate the accomplishments of the Puerto Rican 65th Infantry Regiment, the only all Hispanic unit in the history of the U.S. Army.

Guest List

First Sgt. Channcy T. Croker U.S. Army Recruiting Company Queens, Fort Totten

Noemi Figueroa Soulet Executive Producer, El Pozo Productions

Capt. G. Scott Jackson Commander, U.S. Army Recruiting Company Queens, Fort Totten

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