..Puerto Rico's ..
65th Infantry Regiment

Bronze Star


GENERAL ORDERS - NUMBER 122 - 6 May 1951


    AWARD OF THE BRONZE STAR MEDAL. -- By direction of the President under the provisions of Executive Order 9419, 4 February 1944, (Section II, WD Bulletin 3, 1944) and pursuant to authority contained in Army Regulations 600-45, and Department of the Army Message W89043, the Bronze Star Medal with "V" Device for heroic achievement in connection with military operations against an armed enemy is awarded to the following officers and enlisted men:

SERGEANT ANGEL D. NORMANDIA CINTRON, RA30449163, Infantry, Company "F", 65th Infantry, 3d Infantry Division, United States Army. On 29 January 1951, near Pojong-ni, Korea, Sergenat NORMANDIA CINTRON'S unit was under heavy enemy attack. One man, so seriously wounded that he was unable to move, lay exposed to enemy fire. Heedless of his own safety, Sergeant NORMANDIA CINTRON went to the rescue of the wounded soldier, covering a distance of more than fifty yards under direct enemy fire, and brought him back to a position of safety. The heroism displayed by Sergeant NORMANDIA CINTRON reflects great credit upon himself and the military service. Entered the military service from Puerto Rico.

Source: Record Group 338: General Orders 3rd Infantry Division, Boxes 129 to 131 -National Archives and Records Administration, College Park, Maryland.

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