|Escobar arrived at Fort Campbell, KY in 1967 and was assigned to Weapons Platoon.
He went with A Company to Vietnam, December 1967.
Platoon Sergeant Jose Brenes-Escobar
Died: April 6, 1968 in Quang Tri, South Vietnam due to hostle fire.
Escobar was one of the first troopers wounded.
Read the newspaper account of December 29, 1967.
SFC Jose Brenes-Escobar, earned the Purple Heart (Posthumously) for military merit and for
wounds received which resulted in their deaths from small arms gun fire wounds when their unit
came under hostile mortar and small arms fire, 35KM NW of HUE, in the Quang Tri Province,