Return From Cambodia 1970
SummaryThis event was a Silver Star award ceremony for First Lieutenant John Nelson, Infantry Platoon Leader, Charlie Company, 2nd Battalion, 12th Cavalry, 1st Cavalry Division (Airmobile) for his valorous and courageous actions while operating in Cambodia. He is accompanied by Captain Jim Wright and ILt. Jack Downing.
1Lt. Nelson, while in Cambodia in 1970 lead his infantry platoon during an North Vietnamese Army deadly ambush. He courageously led his platoon throughout the engagement and succeeded in successfully withdrawing while still under heavy enemy fire.