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WILFREDO AYALA-REYES


is honored on Panel 22W, Line 62 of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial.

  • Wall Name:WILFREDO AYALA-REYES
  • Date of Birth: 9/8/1945
  • Date of Casualty: 6/17/1969
  • Home of Record: RIO GRANDE
  • County of Record:
  • State: PR
  • Branch of Service: ARMY
  • Rank: SGT
  • Panel/Line:22W, 62
  • Casualty Province: KONTUM
  • Associated Items left at The Wall: N/A
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REMEMBRANCES

  • Remembered

    Posted on 10/13/16 - by Lucy Conte Micik bennysgift@gmail.com
    DEAR SERGEANT AYALA-REYES.
    THANKS FOR BEING A GRUNT. WE ARE CELEBRATING EUROPEANS FINDING THIS WONDERFUL LAND. THANK YOU FOR DEFENDING IT. REST IN PEACE.
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  • Remembering An American Hero

    Posted on 6/17/16 - by Curt Carter ccarter02@earthlink.net
    Dear SGT Wilfredo Ayala-Reyes, sir

    As an American, I would like to thank you for your service and for your sacrifice made on behalf of our wonderful country. The youth of today could gain much by learning of heroes such as yourself, men and women whose courage and heart can never be questioned.

    May God allow you to read this, and may He allow me to someday shake your hand when I get to Heaven to personally thank you. May he also allow my father to find you and shake your hand now to say thank you; for America, and for those who love you.

    With respect, Sir

    Curt Carter
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  • Final Mission of SGT Wilfredo Ayala-Reyes

    Posted on 12/11/15 - by wkillian@smjuhsd.org
    The following is a personal account for the incident on June 17, 1969 in which SGT Ayala was killed: I was serving under Wilfredo the morning he was KIA. Charlie Company had combat assaulted out of LZ Penny for the last time. We had been sweeping, and were now set up in a temporary base out in the jungle flat. Two squads of the third platoon left the base camp early that morning after chow. We were sent out to set up an overnight ambush. We had just crossed a trail, it was mid-morning, and close to our set up location. We either walked up on some NVA or they were lying in wait for us. They sprayed us with automatic weapons fire. Many of the rounds hit Wilfredo and he was killed instantly. He was friendly towards all who knew him. Always pleasant to be around. He and I had joked around about Friday 13th, as we dug a foxhole together on that date. We also talked about going on R&R. (Narrative by Charles Neal Rea, C Co. 2/35th) [Taken from 6thofthe31st.com]
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  • Never Forgotten

    Posted on 2/22/11
    Rest in peace with the warriors.
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  • We Remember

    Posted on 11/20/10 - by Robert Sage rsage@austin.rr.com
    Wilfredo is buried at Muncipal Cemetery in Canovanas, PR. BSM PH
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