JACQUEZ, JUAN L. Name: Juan L. Jacquez Branch/Rank: UNITED STATES ARMY/E4 Unit: 1 BN 10 CAV RGT Date of Birth: Home City of Record: SANTA FE NM Date of Loss: 11-May-69 Country of Loss: SOUTH VIETNAM Loss Coordinates: 134805 North 1075213 East Status (in 1973): Category: Aircraft/Vehicle/Ground: ground Missions: Other Personnel in Incident: Thomas Horio, Lenard Daugherty Refno: Source: Compiled by P.O.W. NETWORK from one or more of the following: raw data from U.S. Government agency sources, correspondence with POW/MIA families, published sources, interviews and CACCF = Combined Action Combat Casualty File. REMARKS: 730327 RELEASED BY PRG RESIDES NEW MEXICO/ALIVE IN 96 No further information available at this time.
A party 40 years in the making is about to happen in Santa Fe. It will commemorate the release of a Santa Fe man who was a prisoner of war. He doesn't like to talk about it much. But today he decided to share his story with KOB Eyewitness News 4.
"Three years, ten months and so many days- I just say 4 years."
Juan Jacquez was captured in South Vietnam on the Cambodian border. For Jacquez that's where the nightmare got started. He bounced around a few POW camps before he was marched for days from Cambodia to the Hanoi Hilton. Days that blurred from one to the next.....