Borinqueneer Photos


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 Juan A. Castillo (Ret.) Co. B, 1951; served for 20 yrs. (Deceased 8/6/2014 at age 103)
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)
Gen. Richard Cavazos (Ret.) Co. E, 1953, Distinguished Svce Cross, Silver Star, Bronze Star, served 33 yrs., first Hispanic 4-star General (Deceased 2017)
2LT Joseph V. Cerri Co. G 1953, Distinguished Service Cross, KIA 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)
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)
MSG Jose Colon (Ret.) WWII, Korea-Co. B 1952-53, served 24 yrs 1937-61
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)
Jose Vicente Colon Diaz HQ CO 1 BN 1951-1952 (Deceased)
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)
SFC Vidal Cordero Burgos (Ret.) Co. F & Co. D, 1950-1953; Served for 23 yrs. (Deceased 2017)
Maj. Gen. Juan C. Cordero Davila (Ret. USNG) Regimental Commander 2/1952-9/1952, WWII-2nd Bn. Commander; Silver Star (Deceased 1965)
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 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.
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)