Checking in on Cousin Leroy HensleyPosted on 2/22/16 - by Georgia A Sabourin email@example.comGoing back to check & reread Leroy's Remembrance's. Curt Carter & serveral others, the Nam Band of Brothers have brought tears to my eyes. Thank you all & may we never forget any of our fallen soldiers that have lost their lives serving our country. God Bless them & their families.MORE
Never ForgottenPosted on 11/1/15 - by Georgia A Sabourin firstname.lastname@example.orgThink of my cousin often. The day of his funeral was a very sad day.
I Just Wanted to Let You Know That You Haven't Been Forgotten, Cousin LeroyPosted on 5/25/15 - by Tina Paul email@example.comDear Cousin Leroy,MORE
We never met, but I am your adopted cousin, Tina. I came to live with my foster parents (who are now my adopted parents) when I was two, shortly before you lost your life in Vietnam. My adopted mom, Patricia Wilson, was your mama's sister. Your mom, whom we called Aunt Maybell, was such a beautiful and sweet woman, and your dad, Uncle Leo, was so kind to all of us kids. He used to give us rides on his tractor, which we thought was the greatest thing ever. We used to go over to their house all the time in San Jose, and I really cherish my memories of them. Your parents and your brother Jerry were heartbroken over losing you. You were so very loved. I just wanted to send a message to you, wherever you are, to let you know that you have not been forgotten. I thank you for your service to our country, but I am sad I never got to know you. I think of you from time to time, and your memory resides in me, and I just wanted you to know that.
Rest well and say hi to our moms for me,
Love, Cousin Tina
Remembering An American HeroPosted on 11/16/13 - by Curt Carter firstname.lastname@example.orgDear PVT Leroy Hensley, sirMORE
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
We RememberPosted on 9/3/12 - by Robert Sage email@example.com
Leroy is buried at Oak Hill Memorial Park, San Jose, CA.
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 www.buildthecenter.org.