PSG Israel Vargas-Vargas

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HQ CO 1 BN 1951 (Killed in Action 1966 in Vietnam)


Platoon Sgt. Israel Vargas-Vargas of Ponce, PR served in Headquarters Company, 1st Battalion in 1951 during the Korean War. He was killed in action on January 18, 1966 while assigned to Co. C, 26th Infantry Regt., 1st Infantry Div. Israel was 38 years old and had served for 16 years.