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is honored on Panel 32W, Line 12 of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial.

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  • Gone

    Posted on 2/13/16
    Gone but never forgotten in my heart.
  • Remembering An American Hero

    Posted on 11/23/13 - by Curt Carter
    Dear CPL Joel Lynn Gabriel, 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
  • my aunt's love.

    Posted on 12/14/12 - by

    i never actually knew you, for i was born in 1995, years after you lost your life. my aunt was recently over at my milwaukie home where she told me about her friends who died in vietnam, and mentioned a boyfriend who also lost his life there, you. she talked about you and the years she spent in high school with you. she talked about how much you meant to her and i know she misses you. so for a christmas present, i decided for christmas to rubb your name from the wall and find your picture, print it out and frame it, i know she'll love it. rest in peace Joel, and god bless you.

  • We Remember

    Posted on 2/24/05 - by Robert Sage
    Joel is buried at Willamette Nat Cem.
  • We Will Always Remember His Sacrifice

    Posted on 1/11/04 - by Co. D, 2/7th Cavalry
    He was one of us and is listed on our Roster of Heroes at
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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