Andres Medina-Figueroa

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Co. G 1952-1953 (Deceased 2015)

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On March 13, 2012, almost 60 years later, 65th veteran Andres Medina was awarded the Purple Heart medal for wounds he received in combat during the Korean War.  United States Senator Daniel Webster presented the award to Andres in Orlando, Florida.  Andres served in Company “G” and was wounded on October 25, 1952 in the Jackson Heights battle.