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WALTER WESLEY HUTTON


is honored on Panel 7W, Line 70 of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial.

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REMEMBRANCES

  • I requested your picture

    Posted on 5/7/18 - by Krysteen Hamilton Wescott h2343762@aol.com
    My name is Krysteen Wescott and I am the daughter of Sgt 1st class Robert H Wescott Jr. It meant a lot to me to find your picture.I wrote to have your picture posted in Jan 2018 and now see your picture is posted. You are remembered
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  • Remembering An American Hero

    Posted on 9/17/15 - by Curt Carter ccarter02@earthlink.net
    Dear SSGT Walter Wesley Hutton, 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, Sir

    Curt Carter
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  • Operation Embrace/Looking for Relatives

    Posted on 12/14/06 - by Joe Willey 11thacrkia@gmail.com
    Walter was assigned to the 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment (Blackhorse) at the time of his death. 11th Armored Cavalry Veterans of Vietnam and Cambodia are attempting to locate relatives of all of our Troopers who made the ultimate sacrifice in Vietnam. Please contact us at: 11thacrkia@gmail.com or through our website: http://www.11thcavnam.com

    POST-TO-POST HORSE-TO-HORSE AND ONTO FIDDLERS GREEN ALLONS AND AMEN.
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  • NEVER FORGOTTEN

    Posted on 8/17/06 - 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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  • We Remember

    Posted on 12/12/04 - by Robert Sage rsage@austin.rr.com
    Walter is buried at Long Island Nat Cem.
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