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JOSE MARIA FLORES

  • Wall Name:JOSE M FLORES
  • Date of Birth:9/12/1947
  • Date of Casualty:4/11/1967
  • Home of Record:HARLINGEN
  • County of Record:CAMERON COUNTY
  • State:TX
  • Branch of Service:MARINE CORPS
  • Rank:PFC
  • Panel/Row:18E, 14
  • Casualty Province:THUA THIEN

JOHN HARRISON HAWLEY

  • Wall Name:JOHN H HAWLEY
  • Date of Birth:12/15/1945
  • Date of Casualty:4/11/1967
  • Home of Record:INDIANAPOLIS
  • County of Record:INDIANAPOLIS AND MARION COUNTY
  • State:IN
  • Branch of Service:MARINE CORPS
  • Rank:LCPL
  • Panel/Row:18E, 14
  • Casualty Province:QUANG NAM

GRANT MADISON GILBREATH


is honored on Panel 18E, Row 14 of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial.

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REMEMBRANCES

  • Remembering An American Hero

    Posted on 2/12/14 - by Curt Carter ccarter02@earthlink.net
    Dear PSGT Grant Madison Gilbreath, 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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  • We Remember

    Posted on 12/13/09 - by Robert Sage rsage@austin.rr.com
    Grant is buried at Arlington National Cemetery.
  • An American hero

    Posted on 2/15/06 - by Arnold M. Huskins rebeleye@aol.com
    Taken from the website:
    www.n8elq.com/heros.html
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  • Never Forgotten

    Posted on 2/2/06 - by Bill Nelson grite@yahoo.com
    FOREVER REMEMBERED

    "If you are able, save for them a place inside of you....and save one backward glance when you are leaving for the places they can no longer go.....Be not ashamed to say you loved them....
    Take what they have left and what they have taught you with their dying and keep it with your own....And in that time when men decide and feel safe to call the war insane, take one moment to embrace those gentle heroes you left behind...."

    Quote from a letter home by Maj. Michael Davis O'Donnell
    KIA 24 March 1970. Distinguished Flying Cross: Shot down and Killed while attempting to rescue 8 fellow soldiers surrounded by attacking enemy forces.

    We Nam Brothers pause to give a backward glance, and post this remembrance to you, one of the gentle heroes lost to the War in Vietnam:

    Slip off that pack. Set it down by the crooked trail. Drop your steel pot alongside. Shed those magazine-ladened bandoliers away from your sweat-soaked shirt. Lay that silent weapon down and step out of the heat. Feel the soothing cool breeze right down to your soul ... and rest forever in the shade of our love, brother.

    From your Nam-Band-Of-Brothers

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  • Hero In My Heart...

    Posted on 4/11/04 - by Jen Steffen jsteffen12@hotmail.com
    “Old soldiers never die as long as we remember them!” I am participating in the Gridley High School Posting Project. I want to express my heartfelt thanks to Grant for the courage and determination he showed in Vietnam. You will always be my heart as a true hero.

    Sincerely,
    Jen Steffen
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