The President of the United States takes pleasure in presenting the
SILVER STAR MEDAL to
Sgt ANTONIO RANGEL
United States Marine Corps
For service as set forth in the following
CITATION:(Synopsis in lieu of copy of actual Citation)
" The President of the United States takes pleasure in presenting the Silver Star Medal to Antonio Rangel, Sergeant, U.S. Marine Corps, for conspicuous gallantry and intrepidity in action while serving with Company L, 3d Battalion, 3d Marines, 3d Marine Division (Rein), FMF, in connection with combat operations against the enemy in the Republic of Vietnam on May 14 - 19, 1965. By his courage, aggressive fighting spirit and steadfast devotion to duty in the face of extreme personal danger, Sergeant Rangel upheld the highest traditions of the Marine Corps and the United States Naval Service."