ORDER OF THE SPUR
Know ye that
WO Charles "Baseball" VanAllen
With carbine and saber in hand having followed the guidon to
the very frontier of the free world and having demonstrated the skill,
fitness,dash and cunning of a United States Calvary Officer,
defeating his enemy in the jungles of Vietnam during
16th day of May 1968
and is awarded
Charles C. VanAllen, Warrant Officer 1st. Class,U.S.Army,died 16May1968 while flying his first combat mission.
He was my best friend, he wore silver wings upon his chest...