Group Wants Photos of Americans Killed in VietnamJanuary 4, 2018 | :
by Katlyn Smith
Look at a picture of Army Lt. David A. Johnson, and you’ll see the same big smile that earned him the nickname “Big Dave” among Afghan civilians.
The son of an Elmhurst native, Johnson was mortally wounded in 2012 by an improvised explosive device in one of the country’s most dangerous regions. Images of Johnson, like other fallen soldiers of his generation, are well-documented online.