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JOHN TOSHIO DOIKE

  • Wall Name:JOHN T DOIKE
  • Date of Birth:9/25/1946
  • Date of Casualty:7/19/1966
  • Home of Record:HONOLULU
  • County of Record:HONOLULU CITY AND COUNTY
  • State:HI
  • Branch of Service:ARMY
  • Rank:PFC
  • Panel/Line: 9E, 36
  • Casualty Province:PR & MR UNKNOWN

CHARLES LESTER GETMAN

  • Wall Name:CHARLES L GETMAN
  • Date of Birth:12/7/1941
  • Date of Casualty:7/19/1966
  • Home of Record:CHAMPAIGN
  • County of Record:CHAMPAIGN COUNTY
  • State:IL
  • Branch of Service:ARMY
  • Rank:CAPT
  • Panel/Line: 9E, 38
  • Casualty Province:PR & MR UNKNOWN

CHARLES ROGER FLEMING


is honored on Panel 9E, Line 38 of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial.

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REMEMBRANCES

  • Peace with Honor

    Posted on 9/8/17 - by Bob Ahles, Wolfhound Brother
    You were one of the brave that answered the call. You honored us by your service and sacrifice. We now honor you each time we stand and sing the words “THE LAND OF THE FREE AND THE HOME OF THE BRAVE”. Rest in Peace and Honor Charles.
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  • Ambush

    Posted on 9/8/17 - by Bob Ahles, Wolfhound Brother
    The Boi Loi Woods lay about 25 kilometers northwest of Cu Chi. Like the nearby Ho Bo Woods, the Boi Loi was a long-time sanctuary for VC (and increasingly NVA) forces. When the 25th Infantry Division arrived at Cu Chi in early 1966 a major objective was to reduce the value of these areas to the enemy - and that meant extensive search-and-destroy missions.

    On 19 July 1966, Company A, 1st Bn, 27th Infantry was conducting such a mission in the Boi Loi Woods when it was ambushed by a main force VC battalion. Twenty-four Americans died in the bitter fight which followed. They were

    PFC Hearne W. Beaver, Beacon Falls, CT
    PFC Kenneth M. Branaman, Seymour, IN
    PFC Dannie J. Brewington, Broadway, NC
    PFC Jack M. Brown, Washington, DC
    SP4 Thomas J. Butler, New York, NY
    SP4 Rodger D. Clawson, Allegan, MI
    SGT Charles H. Crane, Molokai, HI
    SP4 Bernard Dillard, Chicago, IL
    PFC John T. Doike, Honolulu, HI
    PFC Charles R. Fleming, Charlotte, NC
    SP4 Jose C. Gosse, San Francisco, CA
    PSGT Bernard A. Green, Los Angeles, CA
    PFC Dallas E. Green, Oliver Springs, TN
    SGT David W. Holmes, Crossville, TN
    SGT Meredith G. Hubbard, Detroit, MI
    SP4 Lamond J. Jackson, St Louis, MO
    PFC Allen L. Jelinek, Cleveland, OH
    PFC Douglas H. Knott, Dayton, OH
    SSG Michael J. Mummel, Reidsville, NC
    SP4 Leroy E. Peterson, Coon Rapids, MN
    PFC Eugenio Rosado-Rodriguez, Ponce, PR
    PFC Robert W. Ruhl, Lansdowne, MD
    CPL Turner L. Thompson, Talihina, OK
    PFC Lawrence H. Wilson, Lorane, OR
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  • Remembering An American Hero

    Posted on 7/18/13 - by Curt Carter
    Dear PFC Charles Roger Fleming, 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
    ccarter02@earthlink.net
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  • Never Forgotten

    Posted on 1/31/13

    Rest in peace with the warriors.

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  • Salute to a Fellow Veteran

    Posted on 1/23/13 - by Jim and Tom Reece and Rosa King reecejim@yahoo.com

    You gave your life for your country and for this we Salute You.

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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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