Legion of Merit with Combat "V"
Awarded for actions during the Vietnam War
(Citation Needed) - SYNOPSIS: Captain [then Commander] Charles Rodgers Gillespie, Jr. (NSN: 0-542951), United States Navy, was awarded the Legion of Merit with Combat "V" for exceptionally meritorious conduct in the performance of outstanding services to the Government of the United States while serving as a Prisoner of War in North Vietnam.
Action Date: Vietnam War
Division: Prisoner of War (North Vietnam)