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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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Harry J. Sternburg HVY MORTAR CO 1950-1951, Silver Star, Bronze Star (Meritorious), West Point-1948 (Deceased 2014)
1LT St. Clair Streett Jr. Co. A 1952, West Point Graduate 1949
Luis A. Suarez-Soto HQ HQ CO 1952-1953
Maj. Gen. Eben Swift (Ret.) Regimental Commander - Porto Rico Battalion Volunteer Infantry, 12/2/1899–2/19/1900, USMA-1876 (Deceased 1938)
BG Richard J. Tallman Co. F 1951, Bronze Star (Killed in Action 1972 in Vietnam)
Gonzalo Tapia-Falu Co. I 1951-1952 (Deceased 2019)
SSG Eduardo Taull-Colberg (Ret.) WWII & SVC CO 1951, born in San Juan, PR (Deceased 2012)
LTC Luis A. Tavarez (Ret.) WWII & Korea-Co. K, 2 Bronze Stars (Meritorious Svce & Valor), Purple Heart (Deceased 6/12/2008)
Anibal Tejera-Gutierrez Co. G 1951-1952, Purple Heart
SFC Jack Tolbert (Ret.) Co. B 1953, Distinguished Service Cross, Purple Heart (Deceased 2017)
Aristides Tollinchin-Oliver Co. G 1952, Purple Heart (Deceased 2020)
SSG Armando S. Torres (Ret.) HVY WEAPONS CO 1951-1952, served 20 yrs. (Deceased 2015)
Jose Dimas Torres Co. D 1952-1953
CPL Julio Ernesto Torres Co. L 1951, Purple Heart, Killed in action 9/18/1951
SGT Justo J. Torres (Ret.) Co. “C”, 9/1950-1951 half-brother of 65th vet Marcelino Cruz Rodriguez
SGT Felix Torres-Burgos (Ret.) Co. F 1950-1951, 2 Purple Hearts, Served 23 yrs, Deceased 11/12/2015
PVT Joaquin Torres-Orellana Co. E, Killed in action 3/22/51
SGT Ramon Torres-Ramirez (Ret.) WWI, 1899-1929 served 30 yrs, 65th Founding Member. (Deceased) Son Sgt. Ramon Torres Villafañe served in Korean War.
Felipe Torres-Rivera Co. K 1951-1954 (Deceased 2016)
SFC Warren Torres-Toro (Ret.) Co. G-WWII and HQ HQ CO 1950-1951, served for 31 yrs. (Deceased 2019)
Manuel Torres-Vazquez HQ HQ CO WWII (Deceased 2000)
SGT Ramon Torres-Villafañe (Ret.) HQ HQ CO-I&R Platoon, 1950-1951, father served in 65th in WWI
Brig.Gen. Orval P. Townshend (Ret.) Regimental Commander, Porto Rico Regiment of Infantry, 12/24/1918 - 3/31/1919; also served from 1900-1915, DSM (Deceased 1934)
Col. John S. Upham, Sr. (Ret.) Temporary Regimental Commander, 1/4/1929 – 2/3/1929, USMA-1903, Distinguished Service Medal (Deceased 1952)
Jose A. Valencia-Figueroa Co. F 1951-1952, Purple Heart (Deceased 2022)
Manuel Valentin-Fre Co. F 1950-1951, Purple Heart
Ramon Valentin-Mendez Co. A 1941-1945 (Deceased 2019)
Harry Van Zandt Co. F & HQ CO 1 BN 1951-1952; Purple Heart, 2 Bronze Stars (1 for Valor) (Deceased 2011)
SSG Victor M. Vargas (Ret.) Co. B 1951, Purple Heart, served 22 yrs. (Deceased 2008)
PSG Israel Vargas-Vargas HQ CO 1 BN 1951 (Killed in Action 1966 in Vietnam)
SFC Juan Francisco Vazquez WWII & Co. D 1951 (Killed in Action 1968 in Vietnam)
Roberto Vazquez HQ HQ CO & Co. B 1948-1955 (Deceased 2022)
Samuel Vazquez-Dessa Tank Bn. 1951-52 (Deceased 2015)
Juan Vazquez-Soto Co. L 1952-1953
Enrique Vazquez-Vega Co. A 1952, Purple Heart
SFC Victor V. Vega (Ret.) HQ HQ CO 1951-1953, served 25 yrs.
Wendell Vega Co. I 1950-1952 (Deceased 2021)
Pedro L. Vega-Gaston HQ CO 1 BN 1951-1952 (Deceased 2019)
Francisco Vega-Melendez Co. A 3/1951-12/1952
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