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Villa Victoria resident Elisa Soltren sings the National Anthem during the unveiling of the Puerto Rican Veterans monument in the South End last week.

Villa Victoria resident Elisa Soltren sings the National Anthem during the unveiling of the Puerto Rican Veterans monument in the South End last week.

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First in the nation: memorial, park in Boston honor Puerto Rican veterans

When the curtain came off the nation’s first-ever memorial to Puerto Rican veterans, it was the culmination of 14 years of effort by a pair of Vietnam veterans determined to see their fellow soldiers honored for their service to their country.