Skip to comments.Vietnam veteran gets Silver Star in Puerto Rico
Posted on 11/11/2010 12:36:49 PM PST by cllEdited on 11/11/2010 12:39:23 PM PST by Admin Moderator. [history]
A Puerto Rican veteran of the Vietnam War has been awarded the Silver Star for helping to rescue a company pinned down by enemy fire in 1965.
Angel L. Cumba served as a gunner with the 229th Assault Helicopter Battalion, 1st Cavalry Division. He received the military's third-highest decoration Thursday during a Veteran's Day ceremony in the U.S. territory.
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