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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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1SG Abelardo Malave-Rios Co. F 1951 (Killed in Action 1968 in Vietnam where he received a Distinguished Service Cross)
MSG Pablo Maldonado (Ret.) Co. G WWII & 1952, Purple Heart, Served 1940-60 for 20 yrs. (Deceased 12/17/1984)
Emilio Maldonado-Lozada 65 RCT-10th Engr. Combat Bn., 1951-52
Ivan Maras HQ HQ CO 1953-1954
William Marquez Lliteras SVC CO 1951-1953 (Deceased 2008)
Francisco Martinez MEDICAL CO 1950-1951 (Deceased)
Harold Martínez Co. A 8/1951-4/1953 (Deceased 2/11/1991)
SSG Leonardo Martinez (Ret.) Co. F 1950, Purple Heart, served for 25 yrs. (Deceased 2014)
Tomas Martinez Candelario Co. B 1953 (Missing in action 7/17/1953)
Eugenio Martinez Matos Co. L 1952 (Deceased 2/25/2013)
Cruz Martinez Suarez Co. I 1952-1953 (Deceased 2017)
Luis Martinez-Aviles CO M 1951-1952
Miguel Martir-Lopez Co. K 1951-1952 (Deceased 2022)
SFC Angel Matos-Torres (Ret.) Co. E 1951, Bronze Star (Deceased 2016)
Cristobal Maymi Borras Co. I, WWII (Deceased 4/17/2010)
Benigno Mayol-Figueroa CO K 1951, Purple Heart, Died of wounds 8/17/1951
CPT Joseph P. McCanna Co. K 1951, Bronze Star for Meritorious Service
James E. McCarthy HQ HQ CO 1953-1954, Bronze Star (Meritorious Svc)
COL Walter M. McCostlin (Ret.) HQ HQ CO-I&R Platoon, 1951, Purple Heart (Deceased 2019)
Dionisio Medina Co. B 1951-1953 (Deceased 2002)
Raymond H. Medina Co. A 1950-1953; POW
Enrique Medina-Gago Co. F 1950-1952, Deceased 1992
Andres Medina-Figueroa Co. G 1952-1953 (Deceased 2015)
MSG Vicente Medina-Torres WWII & Heavy Mortar Co. in Korea (Killed in Action 1967 in Vietnam)
SFC Marcos Melendez (Ret.) WWII, Korea-Co. F, Purple Heart
SGM Cristobal Melendez-Claudio (Ret.) Co. B, 9/50-11/51; Bronze Star w/Oak Leaf Cluster; served for 22 yrs.
Marcial Melendez-Negron Medical Co., Missing in action 9/24/1952, Purple Heart
Juan B. Melendez-Rodriguez Co. F 1951-1952 (Deceased 7/27/2015)
Col. John R. Mendehall Regimental Commander, 11/4/1941-11/24/1943, USMA-1915 (Deceased-Killed in action 1/27/1945 w/167th INF in New Guinea)
Ruben Mendez-Goytia Co. I 1951 (Deceased 2022)
COL Leopoldo Mercader (Ret.) Regimental Commander 5/27/1931-7/12/1931, born in Mayaguez, PR (Deceased 1970)
Ramon Luis Mercader Co. H 1951-52 (Deceased 1/20/2009)
Manuel Mercado Co. L 1950-1951, Purple Heart, Deceased 7/6/1978
Naul Mercado Co. B 1952, Deceased 9/30/2013
Pedro Mercado Co. L, 1951-1952
SSG Jose I. Mercado Pacheco (Ret.) Co. L 1951-52; served 21 yrs. in Army, 10 in Nat'l Guard (Deceased 11/5/2010)
Antonio Mercado Ruiz Medical Co. 1951-1952, half-brother of Jose I. Mercado (Deceased 2000)
Sixto G. Mercado Valle HQ CO 3 BN 1951-1952
Col. Virgil R. Miller (Ret.) Regimental Commander, 1/5/1945-1/17/1945, USMA-1924; Silver Star, Legion of Merit; Born in San German, PR; also commanded the 442nd Nisei (Deceased 1968)
Jose Mirabal-Alcover HVY MORTAR CO 1951-1952
SGT Felix M. Miscalichi (Ret.) HQ CO 3 BN-WWII & HVY MORTAR CO 1950-1951, Bronze Star (Meritorious Svc,), served 20 yrs.
Freddy A. Molina Co. C 1951-1952
SFC Justo Molina Aponte Co. B (Deceased)
Cesar Moline HQ HQ CO 1951-1953 (Deceased 2015) (born in Dom. Republic)
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