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is honored on Panel 33E, Line 17 of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial.

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  • Tribute to Sky Soldier

    Posted on 6/24/18 - by Mike Switzer
    On behalf of all the paratroopers who served with you in the 173rd Airborne Brigade (Separate) and all who followed, we offer our respect and remembrance of your ultimate sacrifice. May you never be forgotten and your family and friends take comfort in your valor in serving.

    Posted on 3/17/18 - by Lucy Micik
    Dear Lt John Curtin,
    Thank you for your service as an Airborne Qualified Infantry Unit Commander. Today is St. Patrick's Day. Happy St. Pat's. It is so important for us all to acknowledge the sacrifices of those like you who answered our nation's call. Please watch over America, it stills needs your strength, courage and faithfulness. Rest in peace with the angels.
  • Remembering An American Hero

    Posted on 11/7/13 - by Curt Carter
    Dear 1LT John Henry Curtin, sir

    As an American, I would like to thank you for your service and for your sacrifice made on behalf of our wonderful country. The youth of today could gain much by learning of heroes such as yourself, men and women whose courage and heart can never be questioned.

    May God allow you to read this, and may He allow me to someday shake your hand when I get to Heaven to personally thank you. May he also allow my father to find you and shake your hand now to say thank you; for America, and for those who love you.

    With respect, and the best salute a civilian can muster for you, Sir

    Curt Carter
  • ~ In Our Hearts, In Our Prayers, In Our Memory, For All Time ~

    Posted on 6/13/11 - by Bette (Vita) Barrick
    I went to York H.S. with John and I will always remember his kind and caring ways.
  • 1st Lieutenant, Vietnam

    Posted on 9/19/09 - by Dave
    1st Lieutenant John Curtin, U.S. Army
    Purple Heart*...

    South Vietnam: 1968
    Unit: HHC, 4th Bn., 503rd Inf., 173rd Airborne Brigade
    KIA: January 2, 1968

    Also KIA HHC:
    Cpl. Edward Cevantez (Jan. 30, 1968)

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