John Agsten
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John Agsten

NAME

John Gilbert Agsten

HOME OF RECORD

Sandusky

DATE OF BIRTH

01/06/1942

STATE

OH

DATE OF DEATH

January 20, 2017

BRANCH OF SERVICE

Air Force

INDUCTION YEAR

2018

Biography

MSgt. John G. Agsten, USAF (Ret), The son of Gilbert and Gladys was born January 6, 1942 in Sandusky, Ohio, and died January 20, 2017. John was a 1960 graduate of St. Mary High School. He enlisted in the Air Force that same year. He served two tours in Vietnam during his 20 years of service as a orthopedic clinic technician, and an operating room technician. He was awarded the meritorious service medal, air force commendation medal, air force good conduct medal with 5 oak leaf clusters, air force outstanding unit award with 1 oak leaf cluster, small arms expert marksmanship ribbon, air force longevity service ribbon with 4 oak leaf clusters, national defense service medal, Vietnam service medal, republic of viet nam campaign medal. After leaving the Air Force, John worked in the medical field a trauma hospital in Fort Lauderdale, Florida for more than 20 years prior to retiring. Upon his retirement, he moved back to Sandusky where he lived the final years of his life.