Hero from the Heart of Virginia: Jack Puckett

Sgt J.W. Puckett (Stephen Kelly)

Sergeant Jack Walter Puckett served in the United States Marine Corps between 1948-1952.

He was awarded the National Defense Service Medal and Marksman Badge.

He was recommended for the Navy and Marine Corps Medal by the Commanding General. Puckett served at the USMC Camp Pendleton and received a letter of commendation.

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