Joining The Army
Three years later in 1958, Charles joined the United States Army and was assigned to the 1st Calvary Division. In 1960, the young soldier was sent to South Korea and served there for a year before he was sent to West Germany from 1962 to 1964.
After his time in Germany, Charles was sent back to South Korea, where he was assigned to night patrol. One cold January night in 1965, Charles was working on patrol like most other nights. What he did next, however, would change his life forever…