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FRANK ALTON GOULD


is honored on Panel 1W, Line 99 of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial.

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REMEMBRANCES

  • Thank You

    Posted on 1/15/19 - by Lucy Micik
    Dear Col Frank Gould,
    Thank you for your service as a Bombardier-Navigator. You are still MIA. PLEASE COME HOME. It has been too long, and it's about time for us all to acknowledge the sacrifices of those like you who answered our nation's call. Please watch over America, it stills needs your strength, courage and faithfulness. Rest in peace with the angels.
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  • Northern Laos Jungle

    Posted on 11/13/18 - by site 1959
    I found a piece of plastic with half his name, in a hillside ricefield outside Phonsavanh in 2005. A watch strap with a little metal month calendar. Pieces of a survival map. It was my first trip with the POW/MIA accounting command. Everybody else on the downed B52 had been picked up and returned safely to Thailand, that night near the end of the war, but Frank waited a few decades for his final resting place to be known.
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  • Remembering An American Hero

    Posted on 12/15/13 - by Curt Carter ccarter02@earthlink.net
    Dear Colonel Frank Alton Gould, 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 4/17/11 - by Robert Sage rsage@austin.rr.com
    Alton has a military stone in his memory at Arlington National Cemetery.
  • Remembering Frank

    Posted on 4/8/10 - by Bruce Kordenbrock brucekord@gmail.com
    Frank and I were great friends, crew mates,and roommates. We flew 54 B-52D combat missions from March to August 1971. I was upgraded Aircraft Commander (A/C) and assigned my own crew for another 168 missions. Frank loved to sing operettas in the shower (and he knew the words and had a good voice) and always had a smile on his face and in his heart. He is much missed.
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The Wall of Faces

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