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is honored on Panel 19W, Line 11 of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial.

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  • Thank You

    Posted on 1/12/18 - by Lucy Micik
    Dear Cpl John Constien,
    Thank you for your service as a Rifleman. It is 2018, Happy New Year. It is so important for us all to acknowledge the sacrifices of those like you who answered our nation's call. Please watch over America, it stills needs your strength, courage and faithfulness. Rest in peace with the angels.
  • Semper Fidelis

    Posted on 8/12/16 - by A Marine Corporal, Vietnam, 1969
    Semper Fidelis, Marine.
  • Remembering An American Hero

    Posted on 11/15/13 - by Curt Carter
    Dear CPL John Richard W Constien, sir

    As an American, I would like to thank you for your service and for your sacrifice made on behalf of our wonderful country. The youth of today could gain much by learning of heroes such as yourself, men and women whose courage and heart can never be questioned.

    May God allow you to read this, and may He allow me to someday shake your hand when I get to Heaven to personally thank you. May he also allow my father to find you and shake your hand now to say thank you; for America, and for those who love you.

    With respect, and the best salute a civilian can muster for you, Sir

    Curt Carter

    Posted on 11/14/13 - by HELEN M. PIPKIN
    John, it's getting cold here & getting close to Thanksgiving. Brings thoughts from this time of year, at the farm. You were so smooth pulling off all that made your eyes twinkle. ;-) You served at the pleasure of the President. So much honor, intelligence, integrity. You were part of a very elite profession; that affords all of us the rights we enjoy. Even so, it was a huge unfair lost. You had so much more to offer this world. God spared you from any more earthy life. I'll never understand why. I've quit asking. Now you proudly guard the gates of heaven. Not so much longer before I'll see you there. Life has been lonely without you. You were an excellent Marine. You are irreplaceable by my side. I WILL FOREVER REMEMBER, LOVE, & HONOR THE GREAT MAN YOU WERE. Semper Fi
  • Only the Good Die Young

    Posted on 11/14/13 - by A High School Student
    John, I cannot tell you how grateful I am for your sacrifice to your country. You were swept off of this Earth even before the age of twenty, all because you were committed to the American Dream. God Bless.
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The Wall of Faces

Brought to you by the organization that built The Wall, the Vietnam Veterans Virtual Memorial Wall is dedicated to honoring, remembering and sharing the legacies of all those who died in the Vietnam War. Here you can go beyond the names on The Wall to see the faces, share the stories and read the remembrances posted by friends, neighbors, classmates and family members.

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