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WILLIAM ORLAN BARE


is honored on Panel 24E, Line 4 of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial.

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  • Maj William O. Bare - Update from DPAA (MIA)

    Posted on 2/8/18 - by kr
    According to the Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency (DPAA) website at the below link, the status of the search for MIA Major William Orlan Bare, USAF, ex-USMA Class of 1966, is ACTIVE PURSUIT:

    https://dpaa.secure.force.com/dpaaProfile?id=a0Jt0000000KYO8EAO

    The latest DPAA update (5 January 2018) lists 1,601 Americans still unaccounted for in Southeast Asia from the Vietnam War. Former 1st Lt (promoted by the U.S. Air Force while in MIA status to Captain and then Major) William O. Bare is one of those 1,601 MIAs.

    http://www.dpaa.mil/portals/85/Documents/VietnamAccounting/2018_stats/Stats20180112.pdf
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  • Maj William O. Bare - ABMC (Honolulu Memorial)

    Posted on 2/8/18 - by kr
    MIA Major William Orlan Bare, USAF, ex-USMA Class of 1966, has his name chiseled into one of the "Courts of the Missing" at the Honolulu Memorial in the National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific on the island of Oahu in the state of Hawaii. See the American Battle Monuments Commission (ABMC) website at this link:

    https://www.abmc.gov/node/511440#.Wnx20UxFzIU
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  • Maj William O. Bare - Info from POW Network (MIA)

    Posted on 2/8/18 - by kr
    Information about MIA Major William Orlan Bare, ex-USMA Class of 1966, from the POW Network website is at this link:

    http://pownetwork.org/bios/b/b010.htm
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  • Remembered

    Posted on 11/13/16 - by Lucy Conte Micik bennysgift@gmail.com
    DEAR MAJOR BARE,
    THANK YOU OR YOUR SERVICE AS A NAVIGATOR, ELECTRONIC WARFARE OFFICER. YOU ARE STILL MISSING. PLEASE COME HOME. WATCH OVER OUR NATION. VETERANS' DAY JUST PASSED - SO IT IS IMPORTANT TO REMEMBER AND HONOR ALL OF YOU. THANKSGIVING IS APPROACHING. WE GIVE THANKS FOR YOU. MAY THE SAINTS AND ANGELS GUIDE YOU HOME.
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  • American "HERO", you Sacrificed everything including your life,and not even coming home.

    Posted on 8/17/16 - by Sgt. Robert A. Friend, Bravo Co.1st Combat Eng. 1st.Inf. Div. Viet Nam 66-68

    American HERO, We will never forget you........
    Having lost my brother Sp4 Richard Friend in Viet Nam in 1968 I know the pain your family and friends feels, the additional pain of you not coming home is beyond believe, If it's of any peace to them they need to remember this,
    Though you are gone you will never be forgotten! You and men
    like you, are the reason we are free today! I just wanted to say THANK YOU for the sacrifices that you made! I hold you and those like you in the highest regard and you deserve nothing less! American's love you all, you were and always will be HEROES to me! I promise never to take for granted the freedoms I have, which you paid the ultimate price for!
    Let no man be forgotten…I WILL REMEMBER YOU. God's Peace to you and your family and friends. "REST IN PEACE HERO, REST IN PEACE".
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