Henry “Buddy” Hunter

Colleen Harkey

Henry “Buddy” Hunter

Master Sergeant E-7, U.S. Air Force

Born: January 1, 1937

Years Served:

1955 to 1981
Vietnam 1968 to 1969

Medals and Awards:
Missileman Badge
Air Force Good Conduct Medal w/1-Silver Oak Leaf Cluster
Air Force Outstanding Unit Award w/2-Devices
Vietnam Service Medal
National Defense Service Medal
Air Force Longevity Service Ribbon, 1-Silver Leaf Cluster
Air Force Commendation Medal
Army Good Conduct Medal w/1 Bronze Loop
Meritorious Service Medal


Henry was born to MaeBelle (Jamison) and William Hunter, Sr. on January 1, 1937 in Stamford, Connecticut. He attended Stamford High School and enlisted into the United States Air Force in 1955 at the age of 18 and served for 26 years. Henry was a Working Supervisor MGT-2 and attended NCO Leadership School (CORR) in June of 1964. 

Henry earned numerous medals of honor and acknowledgements for his service. He has lived in Stamford for 85 years. 

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