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Destroyed Chaplain Kit
courtesy of the U.S. Army Chaplain Museum

Destroyed Chaplain Kit

Charred remains of chaplain kit carried by Medal of Honor recipient CH (MAJ) Charles J. Watters while serving Company A, 173d Support Battalion, 173d Airborne Brigade. CH Watters received the Medal of Honor posthumously for his heroic efforts of assisting the wounded on 19 November 1967 during the bloody battle at Hill 875 near Dak To, Republic of Vietnam.

Chaplain Charles J. Watters
CH (MAJ) Charles Joseph Watters

Medal of Honor Citation
(awarded posthumously)

Courtesy of the U.S. Army Chaplain Museum. The museum is located at 10100 Lee Road, Fort Jackson, SC. The hours of operation are Monday-Friday, 0900-1600.

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