Romero Jr, Faustin Bonaficio, SFC

Deceased
 
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Last Rank
Sergeant First Class
Last Service Branch
Infantry
Last Primary MOS
11B50-Infantry Operations NCO
Last MOS Group
Infantry (Enlisted)
Primary Unit
1973-1974, 11B40, 1st Battalion, 61st Infantry Regiment/HHC
Service Years
1953 - 1974
Foreign Language(s)
Spanish
Official/Unofficial US Army Certificates
Cold War Certificate
Presidential Certificate of Appreciation
Suez Canal Certificate

Sergeant First Class


Seven Service Stripes



Five Overseas Service Bars


 Last Photo   Personal Details 

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Home State
New Mexico
New Mexico
Year of Birth
1932
 
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Contact Info
Home Town
Not Specified
Last Address
Ft Gordon, Ga

Date of Passing
Jun 16, 2002
 
Location of Interment
Hillcrest Memorial Park Cemetery - Augusta, Georgia
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Not Specified

 Official Badges 

Infantry Shoulder Cord Belgian Fourragere Imjin Scouts US Army Retired (Pre-2007)

Drill Sergeant Campaign Hat (Male) Drill Sergeant Badge French Fourragere Army Retired-Soldier for Life

Army Basic Instructor (Fort Benning) U.S. Army Vietnam US Army Retired 9th Infantry Division

82nd Airbone Division 101st Airbone Division Training and Doctrine Command 1st Cavalry Division

2nd Infantry Division


 Unofficial Badges 

Airborne Recon Army Honorable Discharge (1984-Present) Manchu Mile (original)

Jungle Expert Badge Manchu Mile Cold War Medal Cold War Veteran

Vietnam 50th Anniversary




 Additional Information
Last Known Activity

Deceased 16 June,2002 in Ga. 


   
Other Comments:
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 Ribbon Bar

Combat Infantryman 2nd Award
Parachutist (Basic)
Rifle
Auto Rifle
Dominican Republic Airborne Wings

 
 Enlisted/Officer Basic Training
  1953, Basic Training (Fort Ord, CA)
  1965, 7th Battalion, 3rd Training Brigade (Fort Gordon, GA), A (Instructor)
  1966, 8th Battalion, 2nd Training Brigade (Fort Gordon, GA), D (Instructor)
  1967, 6th Battalion, 2nd Training Brigade (Fort Gordon, GA), D (Instructor)
 Unit Assignments
2nd Battalion, 325th Airborne Infantry Regiment1st Battalion, 325th Airborne Infantry Regiment 82nd Airborne Division1st Squadron, 9th Cavalry Regiment (Air Cavalry)
1st Battalion, 58th Infantry Regiment2nd Brigade, 9th Infantry Division 1st Battalion, 503rd Infantry Regiment (Airborne)1st Battalion, 92nd Field Artillery Regiment
2nd Battalion, 51st Infantry RegimentU.S. ArmyUS Army Hospital, Fort Gordon, GA1st Battalion, 9th Infantry Regiment
US Army Training Center, Infantry (Staff) Fort Lewis, WA320th Division Artillery, 82nd Airborne Division 2nd Squadron, 17th Cavalry Regiment229th Aviation Battalion
61st Infantry Regiment
  1954-1955, 1745, D Company, 2nd Battalion, 325th Airborne Infantry Regiment
  1955-1957, 111.10, D Company, 1st Battalion, 325th Airborne Infantry Regiment
  1957-1958, 1745, HHC, 1st Battalion, 325th Airborne Infantry Regiment
  1958-1958, 1745, 82nd Airborne Division/82nd Adjutant General Company
  1958-1959, 1745, 1st Squadron, 9th Cavalry Regiment (Air Cavalry) /C Troop
  1959-1961, 1745, 1st Battalion, 58th Infantry Regiment/C Company
  1961-1962, 1745, 2nd Brigade, 9th Infantry Division/HHC
  1962-1962, 1745, D Company, 1st Battalion, 503rd Infantry Regiment (Airborne)
  1962-1963, 1745, A Company, 1st Battalion, 325th Airborne Infantry Regiment
  1963-1963, 1745, 1st Battalion, 92nd Field Artillery Regiment/C Battery
  1963-1965, 111.6, 2nd Battalion, 51st Infantry Regiment/A Company
  1965-1966, 00F, Drill Sergeant School
  1967-1967, 00F, US Army Hospital, Fort Gordon, GA
  1967-1968, 11B40, 1st Battalion, 9th Infantry Regiment/HHC
  1969-1971, 00F, 1st Battalion, 2nd Training Brigade (Basic) Fort Lewis, WA/D Company
  1971-1972, 11B40, 320th Division Artillery, 82nd Airborne Division /C Battery
  1972-1972, 11B30, 2nd Squadron, 17th Cavalry Regiment/A Troop
  1972-1972, 11B30, 229th Aviation Battalion/D Company
  1972-1973, 11B30, 1st Battalion, 61st Infantry Regiment/HHC
  1973-1974, 11B40, 1st Battalion, 61st Infantry Regiment/HHC
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1965-1966 Operation Power Pack (Dominican Republic)
  1966-1966 Vietnam War/Counteroffensive Campaign (1965-66)/Operation El Paso II
  1966-1966 Vietnam War/Counteroffensive Campaign (1965-66)/Operation Birmingham
  1968-1968 Vietnam War/Tet Counteroffensive Campaign (1968)
  1968-1968 Operation Formation Star (Korea)
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