John S. Horn

John S. Horn

  • Age: 48
  • Hometown: King George
  • Branch of Service: U.S. Navy
  • Highest rank achieved: Boatswain's Mate Chief Petty Officer
  • Years of service: 22
  • Honors Received: Two Navy commendation medals, one Army commendation medal, four Navy achievement medals. Med cruises 4 or 5. Served in Desert Storm, Operation Enduring Freedom, Desert Shield.
  • Other details: Special orders. Recruiting duty. Instructor duty. Served in Haiti after the earthquakes.
  • Served as safety officer at ACB2 as a chief.
  • Why are you nominating him: He joined the Navy to follow in his father’s footsteps. He served proudly and honorably. He balanced his career and his wife and four children. He also volunteered as a baseball coach, basketball coach and any other thing his wife and children needed. He has also been an unsung hero, helping repair vehicles for friends and strangers. He's been known to pull over and help anyone at any time. He has a big heart to help anyone.

Submitted by Karen Horn, Virginia Beach

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