Yearly Archives: 2017

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Wrongly Imprisoned Army Veteran John Buckley’s Christmas Letter

By | December 20th, 2017|Categories: John Buckley wrongly imprisoned veteran|Tags: , , , , |

We send John word of your support while he waits behind bars for his wrongful conviction to be reviewed. For someone in the Kentucky legal system to take note. We can't tell you how appreciative John is, and he's working to share more about his experience being locked up for a crime he did not commit in [...]

Another Birthday Wasted in Kentucky Prison, a letter from Army Veteran John Buckley

By | November 22nd, 2017|Categories: John Buckley Kentucky jail|Tags: , , , |

While communication with John can be tough, he hears about your support and wanted to take this opportunity to send out a heartfelt thank you from behind bars. John will spend his 6th birthday since being wrongly imprisoned in a Kentucky jail tomorrow. If you'd like to send him a message of support or encouragement it [...]

How you can help brighten up a birthday behind bars for this wrongly imprisoned veteran

By | November 21st, 2017|Categories: John Buckley wrongly imprisoned veteran|Tags: , , , , |

With two days to go until John spends another birthday behind bars, his aunt Carol is trying to brighten up this tearful day. Please consider her message, and think what you might do if this was your own father, son, or brother. Please see our John Calvin Buckley updated Funded Justice campaign below! (Excuse the amateur [...]

John’s Letter to You, his friends, family, and supporters

By | October 24th, 2017|Categories: Letters from John|Tags: , , , , |

John has been overwhelmed by the support that's come out, and he recently took an opportunity using a JPay email terminal in his Kentucky prison to write a letter to you, the supporters who have given him hope. Here is an email directly from inside prison walls to you. To all my Friends, Family, and Supporters, [...]

Wrongly Imprisoned Veteran John Buckley’s Artistic Spirit in Solitary Confinement

By | October 10th, 2017|Categories: John Buckley Kentucky jail|Tags: , , , , , , |

Even in his dire situation John continues to create art, including music and drawings like the one included here. This sketch is John's view from the small 'outside' cage where he got one hour of time per week, often only offered at 2-3 am, out of the tiny solitary confinement cell where he spent more than [...]

John’s Sacrifice in the Shadow of 9/11

By | September 20th, 2017|Categories: John Buckley wrongly imprisoned veteran|Tags: , , , , , |

With the anniversary of the 9/11 tragedy just past John's father shared this story about speaking with his son on that fateful day... John's mother Sandy was watching the news early on 9-11 when the first plane hit. She tried to call him. John's unit had been in the field on maneuvers until very late 10 [...]

John transferred out of solitary confinement after nearly a year

By | June 6th, 2017|Categories: John Buckley Kentucky jail|Tags: , , , |

[The below is an open letter to our supporters from John's father, John Buckley III] Dear Friends: Well, your letters, prayers and contributions have yielded a result. John was transferred from Eddyville KY to Northpoint Corrections Center near Burgin KY on Thursday June 1, 2017. He spent almost a full year in solitary confinement. He looks thin...but [...]

A Wrongly Imprisoned Father’s Letter to His Daughters

By | June 6th, 2017|Categories: Letters from John|Tags: , , , |

John Buckley believed in a legal system that would support what's right. He believed that the American justice he had risked his life for in the Middle East would follow him into the courtroom. John felt he had two choices - take a plea deal that would have him admit to a crime he did not commit and [...]

Artwork inspired by John and veterans like him

By | April 14th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|

Powerful art to highlight a tragedy affecting so many of our veterans The artist who created the sculpture pictured below is a famous soldier and leader who served 30 years in the Army, most of it in the special operations community. When John was one of 72 Rangers in early 2003 holding the Hadiythah Dam against [...]

John needs your help before April 7!

By | April 1st, 2017|Categories: John Buckley Kentucky jail|Tags: , |

Friends, Rangers, other vets, and family of John: Please forgive me for the length of this communication. But it is very important. We are starting to have an impact! Perhaps the effort to focus on the aberrant acts of Eddyville's administration through www.justiceforjohnbuckley.com, or the persons signing and commenting on the Change.org site, or the legal defense fund [...]