Sergeant First Class Benjamin Ayala, USA, Ret., who served with the 65th Inf. Regt. in 1940 and again during the Korean War as a medic in the Medical Company. He retired after 21 years of dedicated served with the rank of Sergeant First Class. Sgt. Ayala in 2017 at the age of 99 and received his Congressional Gold Medal in a ceremony in Orlando, Florida.