Prado, Steve.his is a about a man named Steve Prado. He was born in Minnesota, when he was 3 he moved to Monterey Mexico. At the age of 9 Steve moved back to Milwaukee, WI where he lived with his family on the south side of the city. Steve attended Vieu grade school and also Boy's Tech. After which he was also employed at Plankington packing house and was a retired Teamster with local 200.Poncho, as his friends and everyone else who knew him called him joined the US Army to fight in the Korean war. l call it a war because it is my belief, that when people are trying to kill you and you them then that is the true definition of war. While on patrol, Sgt. Prado and his platoon came under heavy gun fire from a machine gun nest above them on a hill. Sgt. Prado on his belly, hands and knees proceeded up the hill all the while taking fire one of those rounds tore through his cheek and left shoulder. Sgt Prado lobed a grenade in to the machinegun nest thus freeing up his fellow soldiers. For this "Gallantry in Action" Sgt. Prado was awarded the Silver Star, the 3rd highest combat decoration that be awarded to a U.S. Armed Forces member for meritorious service! (DOD) The account of this story can be verified via the MJS archives. SFC. Prado was also awarded the Bronze Star with cluster and the Purple Heart and numerous other accomadations during his time in service. He was a good man, a good husband, father, grandfather and a REAL good soldier ! Thanks for your time, Steven J. Prado-- his grateful son.