BENJAMIN SANTOS, RN
He is a Filipino by birth and an American patriot by design. Pledging allegiance to the flag of the United States of America, his colorful, inspiring, and death-defying career was highlighted by the ten (10) year stint in military service in the war zones of Vietnam, Southeast Thailand, Cambodia, and Laos.
“Benjamin H. Santos, Special Forces, Ranger, Airborne,” specialty in medical service. He is a well-recognized and highly decorated patriot, ending up receiving the “Military Merit Medal” and other campaign medals. He was awarded, among other various citations, a plaque by the Ministry of Health of Saigon as a “Public Health Nurse” in recognition of his dedication to service and professionalism in the war-torn battlefields of Vietnam.
Further recognizing the bravery and valor, Mr. Santos was promoted in the field of battle from “Sgt., to 2nd Lt.” Being with the “Special Forces, Ranger, Airborne,” he is one of the elite few who proudly wears a “Master Jumper Badge” (Parachutist) on the lapel of his jacket, having been a skydiver, and a “High Altitude Low Opening” (HALO) jumper. The badge and scars of war have ingrained in him to be ever vigilant of the safety, security, and welfare of all his staff and employees, extending to the patients, countrymen, and foremost, that of the United States of America.