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US Army Lt. Col. (Ret.) Charles Kettles is awarded the Medal of Honor at the White House on July 18, 2016, for actions during a battle near Duc Pho, South Vietnam, on May 15, 1967. Then-Maj. Kettles, assigned to 1st Brigade, 101st Airborne Division, was credited with evacuating dozens of Soldiers in a UH-1D Huey helicopter under intense enemy fire.