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is honored on Panel 44E, Line 8 of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial.

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  • I remember you as my neighbor.

    Posted on 5/16/18 - by Marjory Wilmer Thrash
    I was a 4th grader when you decided to join the Army rather than attend college.
    Your parents were devastated to receive a casket instead of your living body.
    May you rest in peace.
  • Peace with Honor

    Posted on 1/12/18 - by Bob Ahles, Wolfhound Brother, St. Cloud, Minnesotab
    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 John.
  • Thank You

    Posted on 3/10/16 - by A Grateful Vietnam Vet
    Thank you Spec 4 Johnson for your leadership and courage.
  • Remembering An American Hero

    Posted on 12/2/13 - by Curt Carter
    Dear SP4 John Foster 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
  • We Remember

    Posted on 12/6/09 - by Robert Sage
    John is buried at Midway Cemetery in Carthage, MS.
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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