"Men of the courageous "BIG RED ONE", who served in the 1st Division, 2nd Battalion, 16th Infantry "Rangers", Charlie Company aka "THE MUDSOLDIERS",for our country in Vietnam from 1965 through 1970."
Charlie Company Website Index

"Operation Abilene" April 1966

Men of Charlie Company who received the Medal of Honor from Operation Abilene--April 1966

Charlie Company at Fort Riley, Kansas in 1964

Pictures of the men of Charlie Company during their tours in Vietnam 1965 thru 1970 (Updating in progress)

Pictures from Past Reunions

Home of the men of Charlie Company, Fort Riley, Kansas TODAY

Links to assist Veterans in receiving disability benefits through the government

Adopted POW/MIA for this website.

Other Links to websites. Add your website

Current Charlie Company Roster of men found since July 2000---UPDATING

Charlie Company Documents

This website was started in July of 2000 to honor the soldiers.... the men.... the heroes.... of Charlie Company 2/16.

As you go through this website their stories are heard. The happy moments....the sad....the feelings of brotherhood....the compelling true views of the Vietnam war and the actuality of war from these warriors. Charlie Company is part of the Army's greatest troops which are part of the "Big Red One", the 1st Division from Fort Riley, Kansas.


This motto is the creed that the men of Charlie Company lived and died by.

"Seeking Charlie 216: The Lost Warriors" By CCO Angel (4-11-12)

Why I sought out the men who fought on April 11, 1966 in the Republic of Vietnam during Operation Abilene in the Battle of Xa Cam My.
I am a wife of one of the men who served with you in that battle.



Long as I remember the rain been comin down. Clouds of mystery pourin confusion on the ground. Good men through the ages, tryin to find the sun; And I wonder, still I wonder, who'll stop the rain.

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