Dingell Statement on the Passing of Medal of Honor Recipient LTC Charles Kettles
Ypsilanti, MI, January 22, 2019
YPSILANTI, MI – U.S. Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (MI-12) released the following statement on the passing of Medal of Honor Recipient Lieutenant Colonel (Ret.) Charles Kettles:
“LTC Charles Kettles exemplified the best of American values—courage, dedication, and selflessness. He went above and beyond the call of duty to save the lives of his fellow soldiers, and it was a true honor to ensure he was properly honored as one of our nation’s bravest heroes.
In 2016, LTC Kettles received the Medal of Honor for conspicuous gallantry after a five-year grassroots effort to ensure his acts of valor were properly honored.