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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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Col. Gilberto Cardenas-Lartigue (Ret.) MEDICAL CO 1950-1951, Served 29 yrs., Bronze Star (Meritorious Svc), Purple Heart
Felix Cardona-Quiñones Co. B 1952-1954 (Deceased 2018)
Col. Don Carmichael (Ret.) Co. A & Co. B, 1952-1953, served 27 yrs, Bronze Star for Meritorious Svce (Deceased 2021)
Juan Carrion-Febre Co. F 1952, Purple Heart
LTC Albert E. “Woody” Carsley (Ret.) Co E Commander 1950-1951, Silver Star, Purple Heart (Deceased 1995)
MSG Cruz Cartagena (Ret.) Co. B 9/1950-2/1951, Bronze Star (Valor), Purple Heart (Deceased 2021)
Luz Maria Cartagena Co. G 1953-1954, Purple Heart
SFC Modesto Cartagena (Ret.) WWII & Co. C , 1950-51, Served 20 yrs., Distinguished Service Cross, Silver Star, Bronze Star (Deceased 3/2/2010)
SFC Juan A. Castillo (Ret.) Co. B, 1951; served for 20 yrs. (Deceased 8/6/2014 at age 103)
COL Jacinto Castrillo (Ret.) HQ CO 2 BN Commander; WWII; Bronze Star (Deceased 1979)
MSG Emilio Castro-Rivera (Ret., USAF) Co. C & HQ HQ CO 1950-1951, Bronze Star (Valor), Purple Heart, served 1950-1974 (6 yrs Army plus Air Force) (Deceased 2019)
Gen. Richard Cavazos (Ret.) Co. E, 1953, Distinguished Svce Cross, Silver Star, Bronze Star, served 33 yrs., first Hispanic 4-star General (Deceased 2017)
SFC Jorge Luis Cebollero (Ret.) Co. M 1950-1951; served for 27 yrs. (Deceased 2020)
2LT Joseph V. Cerri Co. G 1953, Distinguished Service Cross, Killed in action 6/11/1953
Jose Cestero Co. A 1951-1952
Harold Channer Co. C 65th Artillery 1955-1956
SFC Nicolas Chiclana-Maldonado (Ret.) Co. B 1950-1951, Bronze Star, Served 1939-61 (Deceased 7/15/1999)
Rafael Chiesa Co. B 1951-1952, POW, Deceased 3/25/2016
Brig. Gen. Edward R. Chrisman Regimental Commander, Porto Rico Regiment of Infantry , 6/17/1917- 7/10/1918 and 4/1/1919-5/13/1919, USMA-1888, Silver Star (Deceased 1939)
Juan Cintron Hvy Tank Co.
Teodulo Cintron Co. I 1952, Killed in action 1/14/1952
COL Harry H. Clark (Ret.) Medical Co. 1952-1953, Bronze Star, Purple Heart, Served 35 yrs. (Deceased 2020)
Col. Walter B. Clark (Ret.) Co. C 1952, Served 26 yrs. 1951-77, Silver Star, Purple Heart (Deceased 5/29/2010)
Angel Claudio-Cruz Co. C 1952, Purple Heart, brother of Jesus (Deceased 2009)
SSG Jesus Claudio-Cruz (Ret.) Medical Co. 1950-1952, brother of Angel, Served 22 yrs.
Gilberto Cofresi MED CO 1950-1951, Bronze Star (Deceased 2000)
Col. Wilson P. Colberg (Ret.) Regimental Commander, 2/25/1945-3/8/1945; born in Cabo Rojo, PR (Deceased1951)
COL Glenn Cole (Ret.) Inf. Platoon Leader 1935-1937, USMA 1935, Served 30 yrs. (Deceased 1988)
COL Otis R. Cole (Ret.) Regimental Commander, 7/7/1934-5/20/1936 (Deceased 1948)
CPT Fernando L. Collazo Anti-Tank CO. WWII (Deceased 2004)
Carlos M. Colom-Vicens Co. M 1952 (Deceased 2012)
MSG Jose E. Colon (Ret.) WWII, Korea-Co. B 1952-53, served 24 yrs 1937-61 (Deceased 2021)
SFC Julian Colon (Ret.) Co. A 1952, Deceased 7/22/2014
1SG Lorenzo Colon (Ret.) E CO-WWII & HQ CO 1 BN 1950-1952, Bronze Star (3 Meritorious, 1 Valor), Served 30 yrs, (Deceased 1995)
SSG Luis A. Colon-Colon WWII & HQ CO 1 BN 1950-1951; served 23 yrs. (Deceased 2012)
Jose Vicente Colon-Diaz HQ CO 1 BN 1951-1952 (Deceased)
Victor Colon-Mateo MED CO 1950-1951, Bronze Star
1SG Gabriel Colón-Merced (Ret.) Co. C & Co. K 1950-1953; 2 Bronze Stars (Vietnam War); Served 26 yrs. (Deceased 2003)
Jorge Colon-Rivera Co E 1950-1951 (Deceased 2012)
Solfi Colon-Rivera 1951-52 (Deceased 9/20/2012)
1LT Pasquale J. Conti Co. F, 12/51, Silver Star, Purple Heart (Deceased 3/21/2013)
Jose Octavio Cordero Co. M 1950-51 (Deceased 1/17/2001)
Maj. Gen. Juan Cesar Cordero (Ret. ARNG) Regimental Commander 2/1952-9/1952, WWII-2nd Bn. Commander; Silver Star (Deceased 1965)
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