LC: Vietnam War, 1961-1975
Charlie Eggleston, JO3, [Journalist] receiving Navy Commendation Medal from Rear Admiral Ward. Charlie Eggleston joined the United Press International (UPI) as a photographer in Vietnam in 1966. Previously, he received two Bronze Stars for Valor, along with other awards, as a United States Navy journalist in 1966. In May of 1968, Charlie went to Tan Son Nhut Airport near Saigon to cover attacks during the Tet Offensive and lost his life, most likely by a sniper, while lighting a cigarette in Rocket Alley.
Charlie Eggleston, JO3
Swift Boat Sailors Memorial
Frederick Armbruster, Sr.
Photographs in this collection were taken by a photographer working for the U.S. Government in an official capacity. Work by the U.S. Government is not eligible for copyright protection (see page 5 of the Copyright Office’s Circular 1, “Copyright Basics”). Please contact Mr. Armbruster if interested in the contents of the photograph. Contact information: Name: Fred Armbruster, Jr., Email address: email@example.com
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Charlie Eggleston, JO3, “Armbruster-5,” Swift Boat Sailors Memorial, accessed July 28, 2017, http://swiftboatsailorsmemorial.com/items/show/4639.