KENNETH R BUELL
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HONORED ON PANEL 1W, LINE 73 OF THE WALL

KENNETH RICHARD BUELL

WALL NAME

KENNETH R BUELL

PANEL / LINE

1W/73

DATE OF BIRTH

08/24/1939

CASUALTY PROVINCE

NZ

DATE OF CASUALTY

09/17/1972

HOME OF RECORD

KANKAKEE

COUNTY OF RECORD

KANKAKEE

STATE

IL

BRANCH OF SERVICE

NAVY

RANK

LCDR

STATUS

MIA

ASSOCIATED ITEMS LEFT AT THE WALL

REMEMBRANCES

LEFT FOR KENNETH RICHARD BUELL
POSTED ON 9.17.2021
POSTED BY: Grateful Vietnam Veteran

REMEMBERED

Commander Kenneth Richard Buell, today is Prisoner of War and Missing In Action Day, in the year 2021. You and your fellow missing are remembered, especially on this day. Commander Buell served as a Pilot and was assigned to VA-35, CVW-9, USS AMERICA, TF 77, 7TH FLEET.
See http://www.virtualwall.org/db/BuellKR01a.htm
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POSTED ON 8.16.2021
POSTED BY: ANON

POW-MIA

Never Forget

Semper Fortis
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POSTED ON 6.30.2021
POSTED BY: john fabris

honoring you...

Thank you for your service to our country so long ago sir. The remembrance from your son Richard is especially poignant. It remains my fervent hope you will be returned home.
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POSTED ON 5.23.2020
POSTED BY: jraffray

Remembered

Always remembered, God Bless
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POSTED ON 2.28.2020
POSTED BY: KR

LCDR KENNETH R. BUELL - POW/MIA RECOGNITION DAY 2019

The Department of Defense conducted a ceremony at the Pentagon on Friday, 20 September 2019 in recognition of POW/MIA Recognition Day. Deputy Defense Secretary David L. Nordquist remembered the 1,587 MIAs from the Vietnam War as well as all those still unaccounted for from WWII, the Korean War, the Cold War and other conflicts. Since the 2018 Ceremony, DPAA has positively identified 7 Vietnam War MIAs. LCDR Kenneth Richard Buell, USNA Class of 1963, is one of those 1,587 MIAs unaccounted for in Southeast Asia from the Vietnam War. He is one of 7 graduates from his U.S. Naval Academy at Annapolis class who is still MIA. The other 6 USNA Class of 1963 MIAs are: 1) LTJG Donald MacLaughlin; 2) LCDR Charles Marik; 3) LCDR James Patterson; 4) LT Stanley Smiley; 5) LCDR Erwin Templin; and 6) LCDR John Worcester. As of the date of this ceremony, there are 55 USNA graduates still MIA in SEA from the Vietnam War.

This is the link to the DoD story about the ceremony:

https://www.defense.gov/explore/story/Article/1967474/prisoners-of-war-missing-in-action-remembered-at-pentagon-ceremony/

This is the link to the C-Span video of the ceremony:

https://www.c-span.org/video/?464524-1/pentagon-hosts-national-powmia-recognition-day-ceremony
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