Sgt. Freddy Gonzalez / Edinburg High School

Edinburg, TX

Born on May 23, 1946 in Edinburg, TX, Sgt. Freddy Gonzalez died during the Battle of Hué and received the Medal of Honor for his brave and loyal service during the Vietnam War. Gonzalez is honored by having the USS Gonzalez named after him as well as several nearby sites, including the Freddy Gonzalez Memorial Park Splash Playground and the Freddy Gonzalez Elementary School. He graduated from Edinburg High School in 1965.

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