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Medal Of Honor Resting Places
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Description:
Locate the resting place of one of approximately 3400 Americans who have received the nations highest award for valor: The Medal of Honor.
Expanded Description:
The final resting place of a recipient of the Medal of Honor.
Instructions for Posting a Medal Of Honor Resting Places Waymark:
Find the final resting place of a recipient of the Medal of Honor and post the coordinates along with a photograph of the grave marker. No GPS or people should be in the photo. Do not place anything on the grave when taking the photo.

(if it can be shown that the recipient's body was never recovered, or was buried at sea or is otherwise inaccessible, e-mail group leader with proof of this fact for approval prior to posting the waymark entry)
No memorial markers*; therefore, photographs must be of the final resting place of the recipient of the medal.

Waymark titles should include the recipients name. Rank and location are optional. Any waymarks referring to recipients as "Winners" will be declined or edited. The Medal of Honor is earned and awarded, it is not won as if some type of lottery.

Include the Medal of Honor citation in your description. These are available at (visit link)

Do not refer to the Medal of Honor as the Congressional Medal of Honor, that is a common misnomer and is not correct.

WAYMARKS WITHOUT A PHOTO WILL NOT BE APPROVED.

Title of waymark - Name of Recipient - City, State
Instructions for Visiting a Waymark in this Category:
To properly log your find, post a photograph of the medal recipient's grave marker. Do not place anything on the grave when taking the photo. If you have more information about the recipient please include it in your log.

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Medal Of Honor Resting PlacesDemensio Rivera-Cabo Rojo, Puerto Rico

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Korean War Medal of Honor Recipient for action at Chanyong-ri, Korea on May 23, 1951. He is buried in Cementerio San Miguel Arcangel, Cabo Rojo, Puerto Rico in Section C, Row K, Site 184.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Puerto Rico

date approved: 10/26/2019

last visited: 11/10/2021

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Medal Of Honor Resting PlacesHector Santiago-Colon-Salinas, Puerto Rico

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Vietnam War Medal of Honor Recipient for action in Quang Tri, Province, Republic of Vietnam on June 28, 1968. He was killed in action. He is buried in Cementerio Municipal de Salinas, Salinas, Puerto Rico in Lot B, Grave 412.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Puerto Rico

date approved: 3/15/2018

last visited: 11/11/2021

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Medal Of Honor Resting PlacesEuripides Rubio-Bayamon, Puerto Rico

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Vietnam War Medal of Honor Recipient for action at Tay Ninh Province, Republic of Vietnam on November 8, 1966. He was killed in action. He is buried in Puerto Rico National Cemetery, Bayamon, Puerto Rico in Section HAS-5.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Puerto Rico

date approved: 3/15/2018

last visited: 12/16/2021

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Medal Of Honor Resting PlacesFernando Luis Garcia-Ledesma-Bayamon, Puerto Rico.

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Korean War Medal of Honor Recipient for action in Korea on September 5, 1952. He was killed in action and his remains were never recovered. He has a cenotaph marker in Puerto Rico National Cemetery in Bayamon, Puerto Rico in Section MB-3.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Puerto Rico

date approved: 1/2/2018

last visited: 11/11/2021

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Medal Of Honor Resting PlacesJuan E. Negron-Martinez-Bayamon, Puerto Rico.

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Korean War Medal of Honor Recipient for action in Kalma-Eri, Korea on April 28, 1951. He is buried in Puerto Rico National Cemetery, Bayamon, Puerto, Rico in Section J, Site 3180.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Puerto Rico

date approved: 1/22/2018

last visited: 11/11/2021

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