A Soldier's Story: Specialist George Gregorio Luis

Specialist George Gregorio Luis was born on May 9, 1945, in Pahoa, Hawaii.

After enlistment in the U.S. Army, Specialist George Luis was assigned to the 173rd Airborne as a rifleman and deployed to Vietnam for the Vietnam War.

While on patrol in the Binh Duong Province, also known as the "Iron Triangle," Specialist George Luis was killed in a small-arms firefight on October 22, 1965.

Specialist George Luis rests in the East Hawaii Veterans Cemetery at Hilo, Hawaii.


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