SSGT Dennis Willard Huffine (KIA)

 

 

Date of birth: 4/15/50
Home of record: Paragould, AR
Religion: Baptist
Marital Status: Single
Tour began: 12/8/69
Date of Casualty: 7/14/70
Age at time of death: 20
Race: Caucasian
Branch of Service: ARMY
Rank: SGT E5
Casualty Country: SOUTH VIETNAM
Casualty Province: THUA THIEN
HOSTILE, GROUND CASUALTY
GUN, SMALL ARMS FIRE
Body was recovered

 

 

Dennis was killed while patrolling near Fire Support Base Ripcord, when he took a fatal enemy rifle shot while securing a helicopter pick-up zone to evacuate a wounded comrade

 

Dennis is honored on Panel 08W – Line 17 of  the Vietnam Veterans Memorial

 

Dennis is buried at Clarks Chapel Cemetery in Paragould, Greene County, Arkansas

 

 

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