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is honored on Panel 2W, Line 56 of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial.

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  • Final Mission of SGT Jack A. Garnes

    Posted on 6/8/17 - by
    On October 30, 1971, pilot WO1 Eric A. McMichael and observer SGT Jack A. Garnes comprised the crew of a U.S. Army OH-6A light observation helicopter (#69-16007) from Air Cavalry Troop, 2nd Squadron, 11th Armored Cavalry. They were flying a visual reconnaissance mission in Binh Duong Province, RVN. At 9:55 AM their aircraft was attacked with small arms and rocket-propelled grenade fire, causing it to crash and burn. SGT Garnes was fatally injured in the attack. WO1 McMichael suffered severe burns and was taken to the 24th Evacuation Hospital at Long Binh. [Taken from]

    Posted on 7/18/16 - by Margie Watson
    I felt so sad when I went to the Wall and found your name, Jack. You have a fine son. No words can adequately describe your loss created in his life.

    Posted on 7/1/15 - by Margie Bizer
    You were a true HERO, Jack. May your Spirit soar among the stars of the Universe forever.

    Posted on 10/31/13
    You are not forgotten, Jack. Rest in Peace, Old Friend.
  • Remembering An American Hero

    Posted on 10/22/13 - by Curt Carter
    Dear SGT Jack Allen Garnes, 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