Americans in Wartime Experience

Charles Decker

Beirut

Charles Decker served his country as a member of the United States Navy during the conflict in Beirut.  He served aboard the USS Bowen (FF-1079), a Knox-class frigate.If you have any biographical data, information or pictures regarding the service of this veteran, please contact us using the "Add Info" button below.




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The Americans in Wartime Experience explores the impact of war and conflict on America since WWI. It honors those who served in the military and on the home front and highlights the values they demonstrated in serving – duty, honor, and courage. It examines how periods of conflict have profoundly shaped American society. It educates visitors about the costs of war, both on a personal and social level. It challenges visitors to remember the service and sacrifices made by their fellow citizens to preserve and defend our freedoms. LEARN MORE

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