SFC Ernesto Forestier (Ret.)
SFC Ernesto Forestier (Ret.) was born in Adjuntas in 1921. He volunteered when he was 17 and was assigned as a medic in the Medical Unit Headquarters of the 65th Inf. serving from 1942-46 during World War II and in Korea from 1950-51. He received a Purple Heart and retired in 1974 as Sergeant First Class after 28 years of service. He was a resident of Fayetteville, North Carolina when he died on Feb. 2, 2005 at 83 years of age. Submitted by his daughter.