All American Awards & Engraving Soldier Spotlight: Douglas Hunter

Douglas L. Hunter, 89, of Punxsutawney, served in the U.S. Marines during the Korean War.

Name: Douglas L. Hunter

Born: May 5, 1928

Died: March 27, 2018

Hometown: Punxsutawney, Pa.

Branch: U.S. Marines

Hunter served his country in the United States Marines during the Korean War as a signalman.

A graduate of Tidioute High School, Doug was an amateur Ham Radio Operator and a member of the Amateur Ham Radio Club of Punxsutawney. He enjoyed being able to communicate to people around the world with his radio.

March 9, 1956, he married D. Dorene (Noerr) Hunter, who survives.

Doug attended Chestnut Grove Independent Church. He was very involved with the building of the new church and also served as an elder.

He worked for 44 years for the former Bell Telephone Co., now Verizon, as a lineman, switchman and retired as a Trained Microwave Technician.

All American Awards and Engraving is located on Route 322 in Shippenville. The company specializes in Embroidery, Screen Printing, all kinds of awards, trophies, engraving, unique gifts and more. As the company motto says, We can put “Almost Anything on Almost Everything.”

They can be found online at, by calling toll free 1-877-402-9273 and ask for Jim Carroll, or on

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