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CALVIN SYLVESTER DAY


is honored on Panel 33W, Line 31 of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial.

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  • Thank You

    Posted on 4/17/18 - by Lucy Micik bennysgift@gmail.com
    Dear Sgt Calvin Day,
    I hope your photo is put here because this wall of faces needs yours. Thank you for your service as an Infantryman. 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.
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  • National Reading of the Names

    Posted on 11/6/17 - by Jerry Richmond jrflanc@hotmail.com
    You are not forgotten. I have the honor of reading your name at the 35th Anniversary of the Vietnam Wall. 11/8/2017 @19:08. RIP and thank you
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  • Final Mission of SP4 Calvin S. Day

    Posted on 11/27/16 - by wkillian@smjuhsd.org
    SP4 Calvin S. Day was an infantryman serving with B Company, 1st Battalion, 6th Infantry, 198th Infantry Brigade. While on a combat patrol with his unit in late January 1969 (date unknown) he stepped on a mine. The blast caused the traumatic amputation of his lower left leg. In the early evening of that day, he was medivacked to the 312th Evacuation Hospital at Chu Lai. He was recovering well from his injuries for a few days until he developed fat embolisms (emboli). The emboli spread throughout his body, damaging his lungs, organs, and brain. Despite the best efforts of the medical personnel, there was nothing that could be done, and he died on February 1, 1969. He was posthumously promoted to sergeant. [Taken from coffeltdatabase.org and a narrative left at thewall-usa.com by Jay Maloney (May 2009)]
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  • Remembering An American Hero

    Posted on 11/8/13 - by Curt Carter ccarter02@earthlink.net
    Dear SGT Calvin Sylvester Day, 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
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  • Thank You

    Posted on 2/1/13 - by A Vietnam Vet.

    Thank you Sgt. Day.

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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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