Wrong Charles Preysler?

Last Updated 7/1/2010

General Information

Employment History

Commander  - 173rd Brigade

Brigade Commander  - 

Web References  

What Really Happened at Wanat - U.S. Naval Institute

Captain Matthew Myer, the Chosen Few company commander who was the senior American officer on the ground at Wanat and who was awarded a Silver Star for his heroism during the battle, along with Lieutenant Colonel William Ostlund, commander of the 2nd Battalion, 503rd Airborne Infantry, and Colonel Charles Preysler, commander of the 173rd Airborne Brigade, neither of whom were actually at the battle, received "career ending reprimands for failing to prepare adequate defenses [at Wanat] in the days leading up to the attack."36

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http://www.honoluluadvertiser.com/article/20091123/NEWS08/911230301/Military%92s+tactics+criticized+in+lead-up+to+Afghanistan+attack

Charles "Chip" Preysler, commander of the 173rd Brigade at the time, declined to comment.

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