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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

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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.
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 Rican Regiment of Infantry, 12/24/1918 - 3/31/1919 (Deceased 5/6/1934)
Col. John S. Upham, Sr. (Ret.) Temporary Regimental Commander, 1/4/1929 – 2/3/1929, West Point Graduate-1903, Distinguished Service Medal, Deceased 7/5/1952
Ramon Valentin Mendez Co. A 1941-1945
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.
Samuel Vazquez Dessa Tank Bn. 1951-52 (Deceased 2015)
Juan Vazquez Soto Co. L 1952-1953
Enrique Vazquez Vega Co. A 1952, Purple Heart
Wendell Vega Co. E 1950-1952
Francisco Vega Melendez Co. A 3/1951-12/1952
Julio Vega Rosario Co. C 1951-1953
Ramon S. Velez Co. L 1951-53 (Deceased 11/30/08)
SFC Rodolfo Velez Co. C 1952, Purple Heart, KIA 4/23/1952
TSgt Raimundo Velez Echegaray (Ret., USAF) Co. K 1951-1952, served 22 yrs.
Jose A. Vientos Velez HVY MORTAR CO 1950-1951 (Deceased 2015)
CAP Mario Villamarzo (Ret.) WWII (Deceased 1/4/2005)
Juan Villanueva Co. E 1952-1953
Luis Enrique Villot Trujillo WWII & Korea-Co. L, brother Narciso Villot served w/65th, (Deceased 9/8/2001)
Narciso Villot Trujillo HQ HQ CO 1952-1953, brother Luis Villot served w/65th
1LT John R. Wasson Co. L & Co. I, 1952-1953; KIA 6/25/1953; Bronze Star, West Point Graduate 1951
Col. Gerald Wilcomb (Ret.) Co. F Fwd. Observer 1952, Deceased 7/20/2016
Gerald A. Wiley Correspondent 1952-53
Col. Carlisle B. Wilson (Ret.) Regimental Commander, 4/8/1946 – 12/8/1946, West Point Graduate 1917 (Deceased 12/16/1966)
Col. Duquesne “Duke” Wolf (Ret.) HQ CO 1 BN 1952-1953, Operations Officer, 2 Bronze Stars, served 31 yrs. (Deceased 2017)
Col. John W. Wright (Ret.) Regimental Commander, 5/21/1936 – 8/16/1939 (Deceased 2/2/1952)
MSG Pedro J. Zayas (Ret.) Co. F 1951, Silver Star, Purple Heart, Served 22 yrs. (Deceased 3/9/2013)
SFC Nicanor Zayas Berrios (Ret. WWII Anti-Tank Co. 1950 (Deceased 12/31/2008)
Leonardo Zeno Figueroa HQ HQ CO-I&R Pltn, 1951-1952 (Deceased 2018)
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