Sgt. 1st Class Juan Francisco Vázquez of Utuado, PR was a World War II veteran who served in Company D in 1951 during the Korean War. He was killed while on duty on February 4, 1968 in the Binh Dinh Province, South Vietnam while serving in the 58th Transportation Co. of the Army Support Command Qui Nhon, 1st Logistics Command. Juan was the recipient of the Silver Star Medal and a Legion of Merit Medal. He was 42 years old and had served for 18 years.