Korean War veteran, Sgt. 1st Class (ret) Modesto Cartagena, 12/02/2000. (National Archives Identifier: 6519402)

Korean war veteran, Sergeant First Class (Ret) Modesto Cartagena, one of the highest decorated men of the conflict, during a ceremony being held at the US Army Reserve center in Puerto Nuevo, Puerto Rico, marking the presentation of a plaque honoring the bravery and sacrifice of all veterans of the Korean War. Much praise was given to members of the fighting 65th Infantry veterans, who were some of the most highly decorated soldiers of the Korean War.

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