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Charles 'Chuck' Murphy - Vietnam War
Charles 'Chuck' Murphy was drafted into the U.S. Army in November, 1966, and following his Basic Training at Ft. Leonard Wood, Missouri, was trained as a cook and assigned to Ft. Riley, Kansas. In February, 1968 he was sent to South Vietnam, in the midst of the Tet Offensive. Chuck was first assigned to the 27th Regiment (Wolfhounds) of the 25th Infantry Division, then to the 1st Battalion, 63rd Engineers. He returned to the United States in November, 1968 at the conclusion of his tour of service.