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is honored on Panel 29W, Line 21 of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial.

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  • I'm proud of our Vietnam Veterans

    Posted on 3/20/18 - by Dennis Wriston
    Private First Class Franklin Monroe Lanier, Served with Company B, 3rd Battalion, 22nd Infantry Regiment, 25th Infantry Division.
  • Remembering An American Hero

    Posted on 3/18/14 - by Curt Carter
    Dear PFC Franklin Monroe Lanier, 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
  • We Remember

    Posted on 5/30/11 - by Robert Sage
    Franklin is buried at Zion Methodist Church Cemetery, Winnabow,NC. BSM PH
  • Photo

    Posted on 5/21/10
  • For a "Regular"

    Posted on 2/3/99 - by Andrew Alday
    I was there at that same N.V.A. basecamp on the day that you lost your life. I was awarded a medal for heroism that day for helping to save some one else, I wish we could have saved you too Frank !!! Rest well my Brother, Hope to see you when we meet for that last "standdown" in the sky ! ' DEEDS NOT WORDS ". Aloha, Andrew ."Alpha" co., 3rd Bn/22nd Infantry Regiment, 25th Infantry Division, '68 & '69.

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