Charles T. Gregg
Charles Gregg was born in Chattanooga, Tennessee on August 30, 1942. He graduated from high school in 1960 and earned a degree at the University of Tennessee in 1964, in addition to completing a ROTC program. He received his commission and took part in artillery training at Fort Sill, Oklahoma before being deployed to Korea in May of 1965 where he was assigned to I Corps Artillery, B Battery, 76th Artillery. Over the next year he served as an assistant executive artillery officer. He returned home in 1966. After his time in the military, he worked as a CPA and worked for the government.
Protection of the DMZ in the 1960's
Charles Gregg talks about his time in Korea as an Assistant Executive Officer for I Corps Artillery. He describes his job which was to help plot where the rounds would go. A typical day protecting the DMZ included training, cleaning, and patrolling day and night.
Poverty in Korea
Charles Gregg talks about some of his experiences with Korean civilians in the mid-1960's. He describes seeing dead people beside the road, a Korean man killing and eating a dog, and how Koreans fertilized their fields.
Interactions with KATUSA
Charles Gregg talks about KATUSAs. He describes how KATUSA soldiers were organized and used within his unit. He tells the story of dealing with a KATUSA soldier that had killed another soldier in an argument.