Patriot James Klug has been a member of the Order since 2007, he
is presently the National Historian. He’s
with Chapter 147 Oregon and has served as Americanism Officer, Chaplain, and
Historian in the Chapter and as Alternate Committeeman, Historian and Commander
in his Department.
Patriot Klug served in the US Army as an infantryman during
1967 and 1968 and was wounded in November 1967 on Hill 875 near the Dak To fire
support base while assigned to the 4th Infantry Division. Elements of the 4th
Infantry and 173rd Airborne Brigade were tasked to take Hill 875 that was
occupied by dug in North Vietnamese troops and some of the war’s fiercest
fighting resulted (115 US soldiers were killed, 273 wounded, and 7 went
He lives with his wife, Stephanie, in Ashland, Oregon.