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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

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SFC Jorge L. Batista-Rodriguez HQ CO 2 BN 1952, (Killed in Action 1968 in Vietnam)
MSG Reginald Bayona-Sanderson (Ret.) MEDICAL CO 1950-1951, Bronze Star, 4 Purple Hearts, served for 33 yrs. (Deceased 2016)
Jose A. Beltran-Luna Co. G 1951-1953, Purple Heart
COL Enrique Benitez Rexach (Ret.) Porto Rico Regiment of Infantry WW1, served 34 yrs, (Deceased 1971)
MAJ Harry R. Bensley (Ret.) Co. M 1950-1951, Bronze Star for Valor (Deceased 1985)
SSG Miguel Berlingeri (Ret.) HVY MORTAR CO 1950-1951, served for 22 yrs.
LTC Carlos Betances (Ret.) 2nd BN Commander 1952, Bronze Star, served 20 yrs. (Deceased 2001)
Fernando Betancourt Santaella Co. A 1952-1953 (Deceased 2012)
SSG Carlos Betancourt-Mojica Co. F 1952, Purple Heart (Killed in action 1966 in Vietnam)
COL William H. Billings (Ret.) Regimental Commander 1953-1954 (Deceased 1980)
George Bjotvedt (“Tnte. Jorge”) Co. A & S-2 of 1 Bn. 7/1952-5/1953, Bronze Star (Meritorious)
COL Rafael A. Blanco, MD. (Ret.) MEDICAL CO WWII, served for 42 yrs. (Deceased 1992)
BG Frank E. Blazey (Ret.) CO E 1951, Silver Star, 1946 West Point graduate (Deceased 2017)
MAJ Johnnie L. Bohannon (Ret.) Co. C, 10 Engr Cmbt Bn attached to 65th RCT, Silver Star
Carlos M. Bonilla Co. L 4/1952-2/1953 (Deceased 8/11/2013)
Frank Bonilla HQ & HQ CO WWII, born in New York, NY, Deceased 2010
Luis Angel Boria Co. F 1950-1952
Blas Luis Bou-Herrero Medical Co. 1952-1954 (Deceased 1988)
Charles Boyle HQ HQ CO-Operations & Intel Section 1950-1951, Silver Star, Bronze Star (Meritorious), Purple Heart
Jaime Braulio-Flor Co. I 1951-1952 (Deceased 2012)
SFC German Bravo (Ret.) HQ HQ CO-Anti-Tank Bn. 1950-1951, served 20 yrs. (Deceased 2015)
Col. Andre W. Brewster (Ret.) Regimental Commander - Porto Rico Regiment of Infantry 1/22/1914-10/1/1914, USMA-1877, Medal of Honor recipient (Deceased 1942)
Brig. Gen. James A. Buchanan (Ret.) Regimental Commander, Porto Rico Regiment U.S. Volunteers – 2/20/1900-6/30/1901; Porto Rico Provisional Regiment of Infantry – 7/1/1901-9/24/1903 (Deceased 1926)
LTC Romeo “Rick” Bucknell (Ret). Co. A 1950-1952; 3 Silver Stars, Bronze Star, Soldier's Medal, 2 Purple Hearts; served for 29 yrs. (Deceased 2006)
Maj. Gen. William P. Burnham (Ret.) Regimental Commander, Porto Rico Regiment of Infantry 10/2/1914 – 6/16/1917 (Deceased 1930)
Col. George L. Byroade (Ret.) Regimental Commander, 7/13/1931-7/6/1934 (Deceased 1935)
Edwin Caban Jr. Co. E 1951-1953 (6th Medical Depot), Bronze Star (Valor) (Deceased)
Victor Caban-Roldan SVC CO 1952-1953 (Deceased 2012)
Charles D. Cabaniss Co. C 1951-1952, Bronze Star (Valor), Deceased 6/23/2016
SGT Ismael Calderon (Ret.) WWII & 1952, served for 27 yrs. (Deceased 2007)
CWO-2 Daniel Calderon-Ayala (Ret.) Co I 1950-1952, Served 20 yrs.
Miguel A. Calderon-Ramos Co. D 1950-1953 (Deceased 2020)
CPL Aristides Cales-Quiros HQ CO 3 BN WWII, Silver Star, Purple Heart (Killed in action 1/4/1945)
Francisco Camacho-Ledesma Co. H 8/1950-10/1951, also served in WWII w/Quartermaster Co. 4397 (Deceased 2016)
Nicolas Cancel-Figueroa Co. C 1951-1953
CSM Asuncion Candelario (Ret.) HQ CO 3 BN 1951-1952, Served 30 yrs.
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
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
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)