Vietnam Veteran Photo Needed
Janna Hoehn is involved in project to collect photographs of all the fallen from the Vietnam War. She says that the state of Tennessee had 1295 young men that died there. She also says that four of those men were from Henderson County, and lacks only one photograph to make the story complete: Donald H. Powers, 1952-1971, Lexington. Read her story below and find out how to assist in completing this project. My name is Janna Hoehn, I am a 28-year resident of Maui, Hawaii… 8 years ago my husband and I made our first trip to Washington DC. Because Vietnam was the war that was going on while I was in high school the first memorial on my list was the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall. Even though I never knew anyone killed in Vietnam, I wanted a rubbing of one of the names. I approached the Wall and choose a name… Gregory John Crossman… an MIA. When I returned home I…
For the complete story, see the February 14th edition of The Lexington Progress.