These are the "Empty Chairs" that sit at the table which is the life of Charles "Doc" Nordan:

I went through Medics Training at Ft. Sam Houston Texas with Louie Castillio. We were both assigned to the First Cav in 1966.Louie died in the IaDrang Valley in 1966, almost a year to the day that the First Cav. Div. was ambushed in 1965 and became involved in the now famous Battle of the IaDrang. I call it the second battle of the IaDrang. I also lost a childhood friend, Freddie Lee Burnett. Freddie was killed in November, 66. Both were my friends and I always say a prayer for them when I am at Mass. We hate to see them go. I really miss them and remember them everyday.

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Last name: CASTILLO
First name: LOUIS
Home of Record (official): CHICAGO
State (official): IL
Date of Birth: Wednesday, August 18, 1943
Sex: Male
Race: Caucasian
Marital Status: Single


--- Military ---
Branch: Army
Rank: SP4
Serial Number: 55833992
Component: Selective Service
Pay grade: E4
MOS (Military Occupational Specialty code): 91B20


--- Action ---
Start of Tour: Sunday, September 18, 1966
Date of Casualty: Monday, November 21, 1966
Age at time of loss: 23
Casualty type: (A1) Hostile, died
Reason: Gun, small arms fire (Ground casualty)
Country: South VietNam
Province: Unknown/Not Reported
The Wall: Panel 12E - Row 098

--- General / Personal ---
Last name: BURNETTE
First name: FREDDIE LEE
Home of Record (official): DURHAM
State (official): NC
Date of Birth: Sunday, December 29, 1946
Sex: Male
Race: Caucasian
Marital Status: Single


--- Military ---
Branch: Army
Rank: SP4
Serial Number: 14942234
Component: Regular
Pay grade: E4
MOS (Military Occupational Specialty code): 11C2P


--- Action ---
Start of Tour: Thursday, May 19, 1966
Date of Casualty: Tuesday, December 27, 1966
Age at time of loss: 19
Casualty type: (A1) Hostile, died
Reason: Gun, small arms fire (Ground casualty)
Country: South VietNam
Province: Unknown/Not Reported
The Wall: Panel 13E - Row 083



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