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is honored on Panel 40E, Line 19 of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial.

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  • We cried

    Posted on 11/11/15 - by
    I lived 2 doors down from the Dye family. His younger brother Ricky was my best friend. We cried together
  • RIP Warrior

    Posted on 7/11/15 - by Claude (Don) Clifford
    Coming from my home town, I have waited so many years to see your name under "found". Your family has sacrificed and suffered so much. God bless and rest your courageous soul Melvin. SOG Recon missions were the most dangerous of the Vietnam War, volunteers only. You will always be my hero, and never forgotten by your other brothers as well.
  • I always think of you

    Posted on 5/25/15 - by Stacy Yoas
    Dear Great Uncle Melvin, I didn't get the chance to know you but I know the man you were through our family. My heart stings some times at the thought of you. I search the words of anyone who knew you for any new piece of information regarding you. If I could have the chance to talk to you I'd want you to know that I love you. I'd want you to know how grateful I am to have a Uncle like you. I'd talk to you about the Lord (cause I know how much you loved him). Your an ever present thought and a missing puzzle piece in my life. Thank you for everything you gave up... for me. I look forward to seeing you again one day. I hope your one of the first faces I see the day I meet our King. Until then, I'll never forget.
  • RIP Sir

    Posted on 11/15/14 - by Misty Corrales
    To SSgt Dye's Family, I am sorry for your loss. When I was 10, I received a POW bracelet which I have kept for years. It was in honor and remembrance of SSgt Dye. If you would like it, I would be honored to send it to you
  • Remembering An American Hero

    Posted on 2/22/14 - by Curt Carter
    Dear SSGT Melvin Carnills Dye, 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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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.

All of these photos will be showcased in The Education Center at The Wall on the National Mall in Washington, D.C. To learn more about the effort to collect these photos and ensure their faces will never be forgotten, visit