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Charles S. Kettles
Lt. Col. (Ret.) Kettles Medal Of Honor Ceremony (28332025672) (cropped).jpg
Kettles in 2016
Born (1930-01-09)January 9, 1930
Ypsilanti, Michigan, U.S.
Died January 21, 2019(2019-01-21) (aged 89)
Ypsilanti, Michigan, U.S.
Allegiance United States
Service/branch  United States Army
Rank Lieutenant colonel
Commands held 176th Aviation Company (Airmobile) (Light), 14th Combat Aviation Battalion
Awards Medal of Honor
Bronze oak leaf cluster
Army Commendation Medal with oak leaf cluster
Valorous Unit Award Bronze star
Website Official Website

Charles S. Kettles (January 9, 1930 – January 23, 2019) was a retired United States Army lieutenant colonel. He was a Medal of Honor recipient for his services in the United States Army. Kettles received the Medal of Honor on July 18, 2016, nearly 50 years after his actions while serving as a flight commander assigned to 176th Aviation Company (Airmobile) (Light), 14th Combat Aviation Battalion, Americal Division.

Kettles died on January 21, 2019 in Ypsilanti, Michigan at the age of 89.

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