Investigator John Albert Hanson

Investigator John Albert Hanson

United States Army Criminal Investigation Division, U.S. Government

End of Watch Saturday, May 9, 1970

John Albert Hanson

Investigator John Hanson was killed when he fell into a ravine while attempting to arrest a narcotics suspect at 10:15 am. The incident occurred at Camp Zukeran in Okinawa, Japan.

Investigator Hanson had served in the United States Army for 9 years.


  • Age 27
  • Tour 9 years
  • Badge Not available
  • Military Veteran

Incident Details

  • Cause Fall
  • Location Overseas

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John, on this Veterans Day, I want to thank you for your years of service and sacrifice you made for me and all Americans to be able to live in a land that remains free. I think of you often and saddened we never met but I carry you with me in my heart always.

Candy Hanson

November 11, 2017

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