"We have been taking care of people in need but, in most cases, very quietly," Muir-Celorio says. "But we are not [Veterans Affairs]. We, as the brigade, don't have those kinds of resources."
This is not the first time Cabello and other Bay vets have sparred. He was unanimously expelled from the brigade association in 2001 after he returned to Cuban shores with a plan to recover the remains of those who died or went missing in the 1961 battle. — Janine Zeitlin