NIGHTSTALKERS Hunter, John R.

First Into Action
By Duncan Falconer

John Robertson

Administrator
Staff member
  • SURNAME
Hunter
  • FORENAME
John R.
  • UNIT
1 Bn (HQ - Assistant S3)
  • RANK
First Lieutenant
  • NUMBER
  • AWARD
Silver Star,Legion of Merit
  • PLACE
Panama 1989
  • ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
KIA - see Roll of Honour
 

ROLL OF HONOUR:

https://www.specialforcesroh.com/index.php?threads/hunter-john-r.5773/

CITATION:

Silver Star : The President of the United States takes pride in presenting the Silver Star Medal (Posthumously) to John R. Hunter, First Lieutenant, U.S. Army, for conspicuous gallantry and intrepidity in action while serving as a Mission Pilot and Assistant S3, Headquarters and Service Company, 1st Battalion, 160th Special Operations Aviation Group (Airborne), 1st Special Operations Command, Fort Campbell, Kentucky, on 20 December 1989, in support of Operation JUST CAUSE, in Panama. His personal bravery and self sacrifice reflect great credit upon himself, his unit, and the United States Army.

WEB LINKS:

https://valor.militarytimes.com/hero/106370
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