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LUCION GILLISPIE JR

  • Wall Name:LUCION GILLISPIE JR
  • Date of Birth:7/23/1946
  • Date of Casualty:8/21/1967
  • Home of Record:EGYPT
  • County of Record:HOLMES COUNTY
  • State:MS
  • Branch of Service:MARINE CORPS
  • Rank:LCPL
  • Panel/Line:25E, 23
  • Casualty Province:QUANG NAM

RICHARD ALAN MCCORMICK

  • Wall Name:RICHARD A MCCORMICK
  • Date of Birth:12/18/1946
  • Date of Casualty:8/21/1967
  • Home of Record:WASHINGTON
  • County of Record:DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA
  • State:DC
  • Branch of Service:MARINE CORPS
  • Rank:CPL
  • Panel/Line:25E, 24
  • Casualty Province:QUANG NAM

ROGER CHARLES LEWIS


is honored on Panel 25E, Line 24 of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial.

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REMEMBRANCES

  • Photo remembrance of Roger Charles Lewis

    Posted on 9/14/13 - by Bob Ahles, Vietnam Vet, St. Cloud, Minnesota
    Photo was taken from the historic book “THE FACES BEHIND THE NAMES - The Vietnam War” with the permission of author Don Ward. Thank you Mr. Ward.

    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 Roger.
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  • Remembering An American Hero

    Posted on 8/21/13 - by Curt Carter
    Dear PFC Roger Charles Lewis, 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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  • We Remember

    Posted on 12/24/09 - by Robert Sage rsage@austin.rr.com
    Roger is buried at Evergreen Cemetery in Caladonia, Minn. BSM PH
  • NEVER FORGOTTEN

    Posted on 7/24/06 - 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 will never forget your sacrifice.

    Posted on 8/21/03 - by Kristina Gaddy
    Your sacrifice for this country has truly been a great one, and I want you to know that you have not been forgotten. As your name lives on, etched upon this monument, so will your loyalty, honor, and courage. Your act of bravery in the service of your country will never cease to inspire young Americans like myself.
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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.