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GERALD JAMES JOHNSON


is honored on Panel 33W, Line 62 of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial.

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REMEMBRANCES

  • Spooky Kaye

    Posted on 6/6/15 - by Bobbie Kaye
    Always smiling and always with a stub of a cigar in his mouth.
  • Remembering My Dad

    Posted on 6/4/15 - by Linda Faye Johnson Auten lauten@truvista.net
    He was a military man from day one. He was 39 years old when he died and had served in the Army for 22 of those years. At the age of 17, he lied about his age and joined the Army. This was his third tour, with his first two being to Korea. He dedicated his life to the military service and would have become a "lifer" if given the chance. He loved this country and considered it an honor to serve and protect for our freedom.

    I am proud to say he was my father and only wish we would have had more time to spend together. I will see you again someday.

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  • Peace with Honor

    Posted on 5/27/15 - by Bob Ahles, Vietnam Vet, St. Cloud, Minnesota
    You were one of the brave that answered the call. You honored us by your service and sacrifice. We now honor you each time we stand and sing the words “THE LAND OF THE FREE AND THE HOME OF THE BRAVE”. Rest in Peace and Honor Gerald.
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  • We Remember

    Posted on 5/19/15 - by Robert Sage 1968rsage@gmail.com
    Gerald is buried at Grandview Memorial Park, Rock Hill, York County, SC.
  • Remembering An American Hero

    Posted on 11/8/13 - by Curt Carter ccarter02@earthlink.net
    Dear SFC Gerald James Johnson, 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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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.