12 Epic Reasons Someone Was Awarded The Medal of Honor

Charles Kettles


Another Vietnam vet, Kettles was a helicopter pilot and volunteered to lead six ‘Huey’ choppers on a rescue mission for a battalion that was under heavy fire from the enemy. Despite receiving heavy damage to his helicopter, Kettles refused to leave the landing zone until all of the reinforcements and supplies were off and wounded soldiers were on. Once he dropped the wounded off in the staging zone, Kettles returned to the battle, knowing full well what was waiting…