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Monday, January 18, 2016

Nathan Henry
March 13, 1947 - January 11, 2016

Nathan Henry 
Rest in Peace



Nathan Henry, of the Burningtown Community, was laid to rest on Sunday, January 17, 2016 in cemetery of Burningtown Baptist Church.

He was born on May 13, 1947 and was drafted into the Army in Septmeber 1966 and was serving in Vietnam in February 1967. His unit was overrun by the NVA on July 12, 1967 and he was captured and held prisoner by the Vietnamese until March 5, 1973. He retired from the Army in 1974.

Below are video and photos taken on Sunday, January 17, 2016 at Macon Funeral Home and at the Burningtown Baptist Church Cemetery for those of you who could not attend due to weather and space considerations. Also, a list of his authorizations and Acknowledgements, then some videos taken of Nathan in 2012 when Macon County sought to recognize his service to the nation and the community.


Rifle Salute



Excerts of Graveside Rites


Photos

Thunder-Pig's 0117 Nathan Henry album on Photobucket

Flickr Album




Nathan's Authorizations and Acknowledgments

USS Pueblo Crises and National Security Alert
Appreciation of Honorable Service
Cold War Medal
Combat Infantryman Badge
Good Conduct Medal
Honorable Service Lapel Pin
Marksman Badge
Honorable Discharge
National Defense Medal
Ocean Crossing Acknowledgment
Overseas Service Bar
Prisoner of War Medal
Professional, Infantry Corps
Retirement Acknowledgment
Valorous Unit Ribbon
Vietnam Combat Campaign: Advisory
Vietnam Combat Campaign: Air Defensive
Vietnam Combat Campaign: Defense
Vietnam Combat Campaign: Counteroffensive
Vietnam Combat Campaign: Air Counteroffensive
Vietnam Combat Campaign: Air Offensive
Vietnam Combat Campaign: Air/Ground
Vietnam Combat Campaign: Tet Counteroffensive
Vietnam Combat Campaign: Air Offensive Phase III
Vietnam Combat Campaign: Counteroffensive Phase IV
Vietnam Combat Campaign: Counteroffensive Phase V
Vietnam Combat Campaign: Air Offensive Phase IV
Vietnam Combat Campaign: Counteroffensive Phase VI
Vietnam Combat Campaign: Tet 1969 Counteroffensive
Vietnam Combat Campaign: Summer-Fall 1969
Vietnam Combat Campaign: Winter-Spring 1970
Vietnam Combat Campaign: Sanctuary Counteroffensive
Vietnam Combat Campaign: Southwest Monsoon
Vietnam Combat Campaign: Counteroffensive Phase VII
Vietnam Combat Campaign: Commando Hunt V
Vietnam Combat Campaign: Commando Hunt VI
Vietnam Combat Campaign: Consolidation I
Vietnam Combat Campaign: Commando Hunt VII
Vietnam Combat Campaign: Consolidation II
Vietnam Combat Campaign: Cease Fire
Vietnam Campaign Medal
Vietnam Service Medal Medal
Vietnam, Civil Action
Vietnam, Cross of Gallantry, Indiv Medal
Vietnam, Cross of Gallantry, Unit Ribbon



A Conversation with Nat Henry by Catherine Roberts

A Conversation with Nat Henry from Catherine Roberts on Vimeo.
This is a conversation with Nat Henry who is a Vietnam Vet. He was a POW for 2.094 days. He talks about being drafted into the army, his capture and release. This is followed by his reflection on being awarded a Quilt of Valor.

Medallion of Honor Presentation Ceremony
September 26, 2012



Article with text of resolution

Nathan B Henry Bridge Dedication
October 12, 2012



Article with photos



Sources

Patriot Guard Riders Forum

Macon Funeral Home Obituary

POW Network Bio


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