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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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SFC Vidal Cordero-Burgos (Ret.) Co. F & Co. D, 1950-1953; Served for 23 yrs. (Deceased 2017)
MSG Carlos E. Cordova (Ret.) Co. I, Co. F & Co. A, Korea 1950-1951, Served 20 years 1940-60 (Deceased 4/5/2012)
Celestino Cordova HQ HQ CO-I&R PLT 1951-1952
Pedro Correa-Diaz Co. F 1952
Pedro A. Cotto Co. C 1952-1953, Deceased 6/14/2004
Col. Charles J. Crane (Ret.) Regimental Commander - Porto Rico Provisional Regiment of Infantry, 9/25/1903-9/3/1905, USMA-1877 (Deceased 1928)
Victor Crespo-Viera Co. M-HVY WEAPONS CO 1952
Col. Willis Cronkhite (Ret.) Co. F 1952-1953, Silver Star, West Point Graduate 1946 (Deceased 2002)
LTC Harris C. Crowell (Ret.) HQ HQ CO 1950-1951, Bronze Star for Meritorious Service (Deceased 1995)
Angel Cruz-Rodriguez Co. I 4/51-1/52
Marcelino Cruz-Rodriguez Co. C & Co. G 1952-1953 (Deceased 2008)
Ramon Cruz-Rodriguez Co. C 1951-1952 (Deceased 2001)
Maj. Gen. Charles Cuprill (ARNG, Ret.) Co. L WWII (Deceased 10/7/2011)
Col. Paul G. Daly (Ret.) Regimental Commander, 6/22/1944-12/5/1944 - Distinguished Service Cross-WWI with 18th INF REGT (Deceased 1974)
Col. Herman W. Dammer (Ret.) 2nd Bn. Commander 1950-51, Silver Star, Bronze Star, Purple Heart (Deceased 3/17/1997)
1LT Stanley Dankowski Co. K 1953, Distinguished Service Cross, Purple Heart, Killed in action 7/6/1953
Kenneth E. Darnell Co. L 1951-1952 (Deceased 2019)
Walter Craig Davidson HQ HQ CO 1950 (Deceased 2005)
SSG Fundador Davila (Ret.) Co. B 1950-51, served 24 yrs 1943-67
Ismael Davila-Franco WWII 1941-43 (Deceased 8/4/1975)
Gilberto Davila-Toro CO D & K 1952-1953 (Deceased 2006)
COL Lowell M. Davis (ARNG, Ret.) CO G 1952-1953, Distinguished Svc Cross, Silver Star, served 37 yrs.
Maj. Lorenzo P. Davison (Ret.) Regimental Commander, Porto Rico Battalion Volunteer Infantry, 3/24/1899-12/1/1899, USMA-1885 (Deceased 1917)
MSG Venancio (“Rafa”) de Jesus (Ret.) Co. C 1950-1952 (Deceased 5/30/11)
SFC Alejandro de Jesus-Muñoz SVC Co. 1953 (Killed in Action 1968 in Vietnam)
Efrain A. de Jesus-Nieves Co. A 1951; 2 Purple Hearts; Killed in action 12/4/1951
Heriberto de Jesus-Toro Co. B 1950-1951
Jose R. de la Cruz Co. C 1951-1952
Jose A. de la Rosa-Melendez Special Combat Team in Construction, 1951-52 (Deceased 2004)
MAJ Ceferino Declet (Ret.) Co E 1951-1953, Bronze Stars (Valor & Meritorious Svce), Deceased 4/22/2016
Brig. Gen. Chester DeGavre (Ret.) Regimental Commander, 9/1952-7/1953, also served in HQ CO in 1939; Silver Star, 3 Legion of Merits, USMA-1933 (Deceased 1993)
Jose Deida-Mendez Co. G 10/1950-9/1953, Purple Heart
Sabino del Valle-Vazquez Co. H WWII (Deceased 2015)
MSG Jose Delgado Hvy Tank Co.
SFC Jose C. Delgado (Ret.) Co. C 1951; served 22 yrs (Deceased 2016)
SSG Jose E. Delgado (Ret.) WWII & Co. B 1950-1951, Served 31 yrs., Deceased 10/4/2008
Pedro A. Delgado Co. K 1951
Pablo Delgado-Medina Co. E 1950-1951
Manuel Delgado-Rodriguez Co C 1952, Killed in action 7/19/1952, Purple Heart
CPT Arturlo Deliz WWII; Non-Hostile Death 6/9/1945
LTC Luis Desa-Soto (Ret.) Korea (Deceased 2016)
MSG Fernando Diaz HQ HQ CO 1950-1951, Silver Star
SGT Ismael Diaz (Ret.) Co. B WWII & 1953, served 27 yrs., Deceased 1/30/1996
SSG Leonides Diaz (Ret.) Co. L 1940-1945 (WWII) & Co. A 1950-1951, Bronze Star, served 20 yrs 1941-61
Celestino Diaz Jr. Co. K 1951 (Deceased 2008)
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