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Sep 06, 1929

Charles Rogers was born in Fayette County.


Charles Rogers graduated from West Virginia State College and was commissioned through the school’s ROTC program as a second lieutenant

Nov 01, 1968

Lieutenant Colonel Charles Rogers earned the Medal of Honor for actions that took place near the Cambodian border

May 14, 1970

President Richard Nixon awarded the Medal of Honor to Charles Rogers in a ceremony at the White House


Medal of Honor recipient Major General Charles Rogers retired from the military

Other events that happened on or around 1984

Sep 21, 1990

Medal of Honor recipient Charles Calvin Rogers died


A bridge in Fayette County was renamed the Charles C. Rogers Bridge

Other events that happened on or around 1999

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