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is honored on Panel 61W, Line 2 of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial.

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  • Remembering An American Hero

    Posted on 11/11/13 - by Curt Carter
    Dear 2LT Michael Patrick Hourigan, 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
  • We Remember

    Posted on 8/22/04 - by Robert Sage
    Michael is buried at San Francisco Nat Cem.
  • Remembrance

    Posted on 6/4/02 - by Richard Sciaroni
    I knew Mike before he joined the Army and I was already in country when I learned of his death. I think of him often and he is in my prayers.
  • Photo

    Posted on 5/6/02 - by John Hourigan MORE
  • In Memory

    Posted on 2/13/01 - by William McMullen
    Co C remembers our own.

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.

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