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Letters from John: Another update, another stint in solitary

By |2019-11-07T21:44:35+00:00June 8th, 2018|Categories: Letters from John|Tags: , , , |

John update:  6/7/2018 To my friends, loved ones, supporters, and curious people, John with his daughter Another update from your favorite political prisoner here.  This update I have to write by hand due to the fact that I’m in the hole, AGAIN!  I was put in the hole “under investigation by internal affairs.” I [...]

Answering your questions about the case – a letter from John’s dad

By |2019-11-07T21:44:35+00:00April 15th, 2018|Categories: John Buckley wrongly imprisoned soldier|Tags: , , |

Many of us, given our background in military, in law enforcement, and in various forms of service to our country have grown up with the belief that the legal system can do no wrong. That it was indeed a JUSTICE System, and not purely a method of putting massive numbers into prisons that profit from staying full. [...]

Hello Everyone, Ranger Buckley Here

By |2019-11-07T21:44:35+00:00March 13th, 2018|Categories: Letters from John|

Hello everyone, Ranger Buckley here. It's hostage crisis day 2000 + something... It's been awhile since I updated you all, as a matter of fact I can't even remember the last time that I did it. The parameters are the same as always, I've only got 12 minutes as of right now to finish writing this [...]

Wrongly Imprisoned Army Veteran John Buckley’s Christmas Letter

By |2019-11-07T21:44:35+00:00December 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 |2019-11-07T21:44:35+00:00November 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 |2017-11-21T02:45:59+00:00November 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 |2019-11-07T21:44:35+00:00October 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 |2019-11-07T21:44:35+00:00October 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 |2019-11-07T21:44:35+00:00September 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 |2019-11-07T21:44:35+00:00June 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 [...]