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SEARCH ABBREVIATIONS:

CO. A – Company A
HQ HQ CO – Headquarters & Headquarters Co.
HQ CO 1 BN – Headquarters Co. 1st Battalion
HQ CO 2 BN – Headquarters Co. 2nd Battalion
HQ CO 3 BN – Headquarters Co. 3rd Battalion
HVY MORTAR CO – Heavy Mortar Co.
HVY TANK CO – Heavy Tank Co.
MED CO – Medical Company
SVC CO – Service Company
WWII – World War II

1LT – First Lieutenant / Primer Teniente
2LT – Second Lieutenant / Segundo Teniente
BG – Brigadier General / General de Brigada
CPT – Captain / Capitán
COL – Colonel / Coronel
CMDR – Commander / Comandante
CPL – Corporal / Cabo
CSM – Command Sergeant Major / Sargento Mayor de Comando
CWO – Chief Warrant Officer / “Warrant Officer” en Jefe
GEN – General / General
LTC – Lieutenant Colonel / Teniente Coronel
MAJ – Major / Mayor
MG – Major General / Mayor General
MSG – Master Sergeant / Sargento Maestro
PFC – Private First Class / Soldado Primera Clase
PVT – Private / Soldado
1SG – First Sergeant / Primer Sargento
SFC – Sergeant First Class / Sargento Primera Clase
SGM – Sergeant Major / Sargento Mayor
SGT – Sergeant / Sargento
SSG – Staff Sergeant / Sargento de Personal
WO – Warrant Officer / “Warrant Officer”

Keywords:
ARNG – Army National Guard/Guardia Nacional del Ejército
Deceasedmuerto
Killed in actionmuerto en acción
POW – prisoner of war / prisionero de guerra
Ret. – Retired / licenciado
USAF – U.S. Air Force /Fuerza Aérea de los EE.UU.
USMA – U.S. Military Academy West Point / Academia Militar de West Point
USN – U.S. Navy / Marina de los EE.UU.

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SSG Raul Santiago (Ret.) Co. B 1952, Served 20 yrs.1944-63 (Deceased)
Victor M. Santiago Bronze Star (Meritorious Svc)
SSG Modesto Santiago-Alvarado (Ret.) Co. M 10/52-10/53, Served 22 yrs 1951-73
SSG Victor M. Santiago-Rios (Ret.) HQ HQ CO 1950-1951, served 21 yrs.
Carlos Santiago-Trossi Co. A 1952-1953, Purple Heart (while w/31st Inf Regt)
Nicolas Santiago-Ortiz CO F 1951-1952 (Deceased 2003)
Eusebio Santiago-Ramos Co. L 1952 (Deceased 2021)
SSG Juan M. Santini (Ret.) Co. B WWII & 1950, Bronze Star, Purple Heart, Served 22 yrs., brother of Luis R. Santini
MAJ Luis R. Santini (Ret.) WWII & Co. A 1950, 2 Bronze Stars for Meritorious Svc, Served 28 yrs., brother of Juan M. Santini, Deceased 8/11/2009
SSG Antonio Santos-Carrucini (Ret.) Co. F-WWII, Co. D Korea 1950-51, Silver Star, Served 25 yrs 1940-65 (Deceased 3/19/2008)
Manuel Santos-Rivera Died of wounds 9/17/1952, Purple Heart
Jose A. Santos-Rolon HQ CO 3 BN 1952 (Deceased 2020)
Patsy Scarpato Co. E, 3/1953-9/1953, Silver Star, Bronze Star for Meritorious Svce, Purple Heart
Miguel Angel Seda Co. H 1940-1945 (Deceased 1/29/2006)
Angel Segarra Co. M 1951-1954, Purple Heart
Vicente Segarra Co. M, (Hvy Weapons) 1950-1952
Raul Segarra-Alicea Co. L 1952-1954, Purple Heart
Col. Antulio Segarra-Guiot (Ret.) Regimental Commander, 11/1943-6/1944; USMA-1927,2 Legion of Merits (Deceased 1999)
Angel Segarra-Irizarry Co. E 1951-1953
Pedro Semidey Co. E 1950, Purple Heart, Killed in action 10/17/1950
Sixto Sepulveda Co. A 1951-53
SSG Luis Sepulveda-Ortiz (Ret.) CO D 1950-1951, served for 27 yrs. (Deceased 2020)
Luis Serrano-Belen HVY WEAPONS CO 1952-1953
SFC Emilio Serrano-Negron (Ret.) Co. B 1951-1952, Served 21 yrs.
Maj. Gen. Walter C. Short (Ret.) Temporary Regimental Commander, 7/8/1926-7/16/1926 (Deceased 1949)
Alfredo “Freddy” Siberon Co. D-HVY WEAPONS CO 1950-1951
Efrain Sierra-Rivera HVY MORTAR CO 1951, Bronze Star (Deceased 2016)
2LT Roque Sierra-Cruz Co. K 1950-1951
MSG Hernan Silva-Torres (Ret.) Co. H 1952, Served 53 yrs. (Deceased 2003)
Col. Harry R. Simmons (Ret.) Regimental Commander, 12/9/1946-5/15/1947 (Deceased 1951)
PVT Irvin O. Simmons, Jr. Heavy Mortar Co. 1953, PH, Killed in action 7/27/1953
Federico Simmons-Pedraza HVY MORTAR CO 1951-1953, Purple Heart
COL. Manuel F. Siverio (Ret.) Co. E, 7/1951-2/1952, 2 Bronze Stars, Purple Heart, served for 24 yrs.
BG Winfred Skelton Sr.(Ret.) 1925, Deceased 3/26/1976 (son Winfred Jr. served w/65 in Korea)
COL Winfred Skelton, Jr. (Ret.) Co. K Commander 1952-1953, Bronze Star, Purple Heart, Served 27 yrs. (Deceased 2017)
Octavio Soberal-Villanueva Heavy Mortar Co. 1951-1953 (Deceased 2004)
Angel L. Soler-Flores Co. F 1951-1952
Tito Soto-Mercado Co. G 1952-1953 (Deceased 2019)
Felix R. Soto-Luna Heavy Tank Co. 1951-1952 (Deceased 2020)
SSG Gabriel Soto-Rivera (Ret.) Co. G 1952, served 33 yrs 1944-77 (Deceased 6/20/2006)
Juan Soto-Rosario Co. G 1951-52
Daniel Soto-Figueroa Co. E 1950-1951
SSG Gilberto Soto-Garcia SVC Co. 1951 (Killed in Action 1966 in Vietnam)
Gilberto Soulet Co. E 1950-1951. (Deceased 9/3/09) (Filmmaker's great-cousin)
Col. Howard St. Clair (Ret.) 1st Bn. Commander 1950-51, West Point Graduate-1939; 2 Silver Stars, 2 Bronze Stars. Served 30 yrs 1939-69. (Deceased 7/2/03)
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