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"We few, we happy few, we band of brothers; for he to-day that sheds his blood with me shall be my brother"
35th Infantry Regiment
"Not For Fame or Reward
Not For Place or For Rank
But In Simple Obedience To
Duty as They Understood It"
The 35th Infantry Regiment Association salutes our fallen brother, PV2 Gregorio Blas Salas, RA10105854, who died in the service of his country on January 7th, 1953 in North Korea, Iron Triangle. The cause of death was listed as KIA. At the time of his death Gregorio was 19 years of age. Gregorio's Military Occupation Specialty was 1745-Light Weapons Infantry Leader.
Private Salas was a member of the 35th Infantry Regiment, 25th Infantry Division. He was Killed in Action while fighting the enemy in North Korea on January 7, 1953. Private Salas was awarded the Purple Heart, the Combat Infantryman's Badge, the Korean Service Medal, the United Nations Service Medal, the National Defense Service Medal and the Republic of Korea War Service Medal.