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JAMES DOWEL DUGGER JR


is honored on Panel 1W, Line 82 of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial.

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  • 1Lt JAMES DOWELL DUGGER JR

    Posted on 1/8/16 - by JOHN D. MCKEY, SFC RET. mckeytheduke@gmail.com
    1Lt Dugger will always be remembered as a wonderful member and pilot of the 57th Assault Helicopter Pilot. Lt. Dugger gave his life helping others being
    overrun on a firebase asking to be evacuated. Lt. Dugger was returning Camp
    Holloway from another mission when he intercepted a message of distress,
    Lt. Dugger took that assignment and his Helicopter took mortar through the
    cockpit after landing to retrieve individuals from the firebase.
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  • ETSU ROTC

    Posted on 9/27/15 - by Larry P. Watson
    Jim was our Brigade Commander while I was a fellow member of the Advanced ROTC program at ETSU. Jim was imposing and every inch the image of a professional soldier. His devotion to service and ultimate sacrifice should be honored and remembered by all who knew him. May he rest in peace.
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  • Band of Brothers

    Posted on 7/22/15 - by Dan Kyte dlkyte2@comcast.net
    I served with Jim in the ETSU ROTC unit from 1965-69. He was our commander and seemed to love the military life. I was always impressed with the pride he demonstrated in wearing the uniform during those difficult times on a college campus. We were resented and scorned by those who hated that war. I lost track of Jim when I went on active duty and didn't discover he had been killed in action until I returned to Johnson City, Tn in 1975. Our country and the Army lost a great American. I often wonder why good men like Jim had to die and some, like me, survived that turbulent time in our country's history.
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  • U.S. Army Helicopter Flight School Class

    Posted on 5/25/15 - by Michael Jay McClaskey CaboMan11@gmail.com
    I wish I could say that it seems like just yesterday, but it doesn't! My memory is vague so I need to get into my boxes of my own life's history, but I am sure that Jim and I were helicopter flight school buddies. After Flight school graduation, I had heard that Jim and one other of us were the only ones who went to Vietnam. And, through channels I had also heard that we lost them both. This is the first time I have visited this site and now will be very interested in learning what happened to Jim and others I knew. I always said "but for the grace of God there go I!" Jim, you are my hero and I salute you today and everyday! God bless your soul!
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  • My Brother

    Posted on 4/11/15 - by pld4313@gmail.com
    It has been so long since i have seen you, heard your voice or felt you arms arms in a hug. I have had to travel my life path without you. Even though it has been so many many years ago that you were taken from all of us, you are still missed. If anyone has stories they would like toshare about my brother id love to hear them. I am trying to provide my son information about his uncle.
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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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