35th Infantry (Cacti) Regiment Association

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  PFC Raymond John Aquino    In memory of our fallen brother

"We few, we happy few, we band of brothers; for he to-day that sheds his blood with me shall be my brother"

Charlie Company
2nd Battalion
35th Infantry Regiment

Vietnam War

"Not For Fame or Reward
Not For Place or For Rank
But In Simple Obedience To
Duty as They Understood It"

National Defense Service Medal Vietnam Service Medal Vietnam Campaign Medal Vietnam Campaign Medal

The 35th Infantry Regiment Association salutes our fallen brother, PFC Raymond John Aquino, who died in the service of his country on January 19th, 1970 in Binh Dinh Province, Vietnam. The cause of death was listed as Small Arms/AW. At the time of his death Raymond was 21 years of age. He was from Chicago, Illinois. Raymond is honored on the Vietnam Veterans Memorial at Panel 14W, Line 45.

The decorations earned by PFC Raymond John Aquino include: the Combat Infantryman Badge, the Bronze Star, the Purple Heart, the National Defense Service Medal, the Vietnam Service Medal, the Vietnam Campaign Medal and the Vietnam Cross of Gallantry with Palm Unit Citation.

Raymond is buried in the Municipal Cemetery in Guaynabo, PR