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is honored on Panel 28W, Line 101 of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial.

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  • I'm proud of our Vietnam Veterans

    Posted on 2/3/18 - by Dennis Wriston
    Specialist Four Alvin Leon Gay, Served with the 57th Assault Helicopter Company, 52nd Aviation Battalion, 17th Aviation Group, 1st Aviation Brigade, United States Army Vietnam.
  • My grandfather

    Posted on 1/9/18
    This is my grandfather an American hero heart goes out to all soldiers. If anyone remembers Alvin gay I would love to meet up and hear stories about him
  • Thank You

    Posted on 4/1/15 - by A Grateful Vietnam Vet
    Thank you Spec. 4 Gay for your leadership and courage under fire.
  • Near The Time

    Posted on 3/12/15 - by James Carriere James,

    Alvin your memory is still fresh in my mind..your excitement of having a new baby boy in your marriage..then after a few days of this were gone. April 1,1969 will be on my mind until I'm called to go were a wonderful team member of the 57 Th AHC.
  • Remembering An American Hero

    Posted on 11/18/13 - by Curt Carter
    Dear SP4 Alvin Leon Gay, 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