Dunagan, Kern

Public Information

Name

Dunagan, Kern

Class

2001

Biography

(1934-1991) Major, U.S. Army, Company A, 1st Battalion, 46th Infantry, American Division. Born 20 February 1934, Superior, AZ. Cited for action on 13 and 14 May 1969 in the Republic of Vietnam. On several occasions during the two-day period, then-Captain Dunagan, although facing heavy enemy fire, continued to locate enemy positions and direct fire on them. He was seriously wounded twice but refused evacuation until all of his wounded, some of whom he’d rescued himself, were treated and evacuated.

Medal of Honor Recipient

Yes