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is honored on Panel 17W, Line 13 of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial.

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  • John N Huntley

    Posted on 12/2/16 - by Vickie Bosse
    I wear John's name on my wrist as I have for years. My son is currently serving, he wants to wear the same name. I am a vet myself and a proud mother of a vet and a current soldier. We will always honor John and his sacrifice.
  • Remembering An American Hero

    Posted on 9/27/16 - by Curt Carter
    Dear PFC John Norman Huntley, 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, Sir

    Curt Carter
  • Still wearing his memorial bracelet

    Posted on 7/23/15 - by
    I was given the memorial bracelet for PFC .John N. Huntley while traveling in Maine with the giant POW/ MIA flag by a relative who asked me to wear it during my travels with this flag. I still wear it to this day! NEVER FORGET.,
  • 1986 and still not a day goes by I don't think about your restless "sleep"

    Posted on 12/9/14 - by Sgt. John Borino us army flight medic John@
    As a buck private stationed at ft.bragg I toured the 82nd division museum. Where I learned about the forgotten and lost warriors. I made a donation and received an aluminum braclet the I worr for about 15 years until my wife replaced it with s beautiful stainless steel duplicate . I have only removed it several times over the years I wear it proudly as an obvious piece so people will ask what it is so that I can tell them about john. I have tried to locate his family to let them know their brother and son is always remembered I realley wish to speak to one of the men that was there on crash day
  • Final Mission of PFC John N. Huntley

    Posted on 5/26/14 - by
    PFC John N. Huntley was the door gunner aboard a UH-1H helicopter from the 57th Aviation Company, 17th Aviation Group on an extraction mission in Laos. The helicopter was to extract a Special Forces Long Range Reconnaissance Patrol (LRRP) in Attopeu Province. As the helicopter was lifting from the extraction zone with four men attached by McGuire rigs, they were receiving heavy volumes of enemy fire. When the helicopter reached an altitude of 400 feet, gunfire hit the engine and the helicopter began falling. The pilots were able to slow the descent somewhat by autorotation, but survivors of the incident reported that after the helicopter was hit, it bounced, twisted and came to rest burning on its right side. The crew members lost consciousness and regain consciousness just as the pilot and copilot were dragging the apparently lifeless body of Huntley from beneath the helicopter. While they were doing this, they were knocked down by the explosion of the helicopter and had to stop their attempts to rescue the door gunner. Because of intense enemy activity, no further attempts were made to recover Huntley, and it was assumed that his body was consumed by the blazing aircraft. He was listed as Killed, Body not Recovered [Taken from]
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The Wall of Faces

Brought to you by the organization that built The Wall, the Vietnam Veterans Virtual Memorial Wall is dedicated to honoring, remembering and sharing the legacies of all those who died in the Vietnam War. Here you can go beyond the names on The Wall to see the faces, share the stories and read the remembrances posted by friends, neighbors, classmates and family members.

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