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is honored on Panel 49E, Line 53 of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial.

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  • Gary Leary

    Posted on 5/28/17 - by Jimmy Kelly
    I lived next to his,aunt on 11th street. He was my friend. However after 9th grade my dad retired Navy moved us to goldsboro. I never got to see him again. Ill always remmember Gary. Such a great guy. After all the years i still miss him. I to went to viet nam. I was lucky and came home.
  • Remembering An American Hero

    Posted on 4/14/14 - by Curt Carter
    Dear PFC Gary Hoyt Leary, 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
  • Photo

    Posted on 10/20/11
    Photo credit: Fonda Gautier
  • He died fighting, every inch a man.

    Posted on 9/25/11 - by Fonda Gautier
    Gary,to honor your memory and the sacrifice you made for your country, it is with great pride and humility that I post this remembrance and picture of you. You are not forgotten and remain in the hearts of many all these years later. You have been designated to be one of God's special angels who sacrificed his life during this war. God Bless You Gary for being who you were and for all you gave-we live in freedom to this day, thanks to heroes like you!
  • We Remember

    Posted on 5/9/10 - by Robert Sage
    Gary is buried at Oakdale Cemetery in Washington, NC. PH
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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