Stephen Joseph Huskey

Military Data
MOS 62E20 Heavy Construction Equipment Operator
Unit 538th Engineering Company, 35th Engineering Group, 18th Engineering Brigade, USARV

Casualty Data
Start Tour 19 July 1971
Incident Date 31 October 1971
Casualty Date 31 October 1971
Age at Loss 20
Location South Vietnam
Remains Body recovered
Casualty Type Non-hostile, died of other causes
Casualty Reason Ground casualty
Casualty Detail Accidental homicide

Vietnam Wall Panel 02W Line 057

Brothers’ Return Unhappy
Frank, 22, walked off the plane, but his brother, younger by two years, came to the hills
of East Tennessee in a military issue casket. Frank joined the Army when he was 16 and served three tours in Vietnam. Stephen, 20, joined when he was 18 and after serving in Germany asked to be sent to Southeast Asia to be withFrank.
They had been in Vietnam together three months when they went out to face the enemy Oct.
Stephen was killed as he fought at Frank’s side.

  • Rank: Specialist 4th Class
  • Date of birth:
  • 15 January 1951
  • Date of death: 31 October 1971
  • County: Knox
  • Hometown: Landover, MD
  • Service Branch: Army
  • Division/Assignment: 18th Engineering Brigade
  • Conflict: Vietnam
  • Burial/Memorial Location: Highland Memorial Cemetery, Knoxville, Knox County, TN
  • Location In Memorial: Pillar XXIII, Middle Panel
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