Sgt. 1st Class Ramón López of San Juan, PR served in Company G in 1949. While serving with Co. C, 46th Infantry Regt, 198th Infantry Brigade, Americal Div. he was burning garbage in a trash container on Hill 76 in Quang Tin Province, Vietnam, when for unknown reasons the container exploded. He died of his wounds on March 23, 1968. Ramón was 37 years old and had served for 20 years.