Slaughter, Charles Kenneth, SGM

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Last Rank
Sergeant Major
Last Service Branch
Infantry
Last Primary MOS
11B10-Infantryman
Last MOS Group
Infantry (Enlisted)
Primary Unit
1970-1973, 11Z50, 10th Special Forces Group (Airborne)
Service Years
1955 - 1976


Special Forces
Sergeant Major


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Four Overseas Service Bars


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Home Country
United States
United States
Year of Birth
1936
 
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Home Town
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Last Address
Fayetteville

Date of Passing
Apr 16, 2010
 
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SGM(Ret) Charles K. Slaughter


HOPE MILLS - Retired Sgt. Maj. Charles "Chuck" Kenneth Slaughter, 74, of 3605 Golfview Road, passed away Friday, April 16, 2010, at his home.


Mr. Slaughter was retired from the United States Army. He served in the 1st, 5th, 6th, 10th and 77th Special Forces Groups and in the 82nd Airborne Division. He also was a Vietnam veteran and served a tour in Laos. He was a lifetime member of the Special Forces Association and was very active in Veterans Affairs. While serving in the Army, he attained numerous awards and medals, including two Purple Hearts, Bronze Star, two Legion of Merit awards, Vietnam Service Medal, Combat Infantryman Badge and the Special Forces Tab. He also was retired from the Fayetteville Police Department as an evidence technician. After retirement, he volunteered at the Airborne & Special Operations Museum.


Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday, April 22, 2010, at St. John's Episcopal Church. Interment will follow at Lafayette Memorial Park with the rendering of full military honors.


He is survived by his wife, Karin Slaughter of the home; sons, Kenneth Slaughter and wife Connie of Pulaski, Va., and Patrick Slaughter and wife Lucinda of Locust Grove, Ga.; daughter, Alexandra Coots and husband James of Catawba; nine grandchildren, Tabitha, Chelsea, Elisabeth, Steffen, Samantha, Brittany, Ryan, Cody and Casandra; and sister, Annie Boyer of Sabula, Iowa.


In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to American Cancer Society (in honor of Charles Slaughter), 3131 Wrightsville Ave., Wilmington, NC 28403.


The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday, April 21, 2010, at the funeral home.


Arrangements made by Rogers and Breece Funeral Home of Fayetteville.


   
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 Unit Assignments
77th Special Forces Group1st Special Forces Group (Airborne)5th Special Forces Group (A)6th Special Forces Group
10th Special Forces Group (Airborne)
  1960-1961, 11B10, 77th Special Forces Group
  1961-1964, 11C20, 1st Special Forces Group (Airborne)
  1965-1966, 112.6, 5th Special Forces Group (A)
  1966-1969, 11B10, 6th Special Forces Group
  1970-1973, 11Z50, 10th Special Forces Group (Airborne)
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1968-1968 Vietnam War/Tet Counteroffensive Campaign (1968)
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