Outstanding heroism

5/15/1968

On May 15, 1968, fighter pilot Captain Robert M. Gatewood submitted this memorandum detailing the events of May 12 at Kham Duc, in the Republic of Vietnam. His memo was one of many that supported awarding Lieutenant Colonel Joe M. Jackson the Medal of Honor for his actions on that day

National Archives, Records of the U.S. Forces in Southeast Asia


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