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FELTON LEE MIMS


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

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REMEMBRANCES

  • Fellow Warrior

    Posted on 6/10/15 - by Steve Mulvihill
    Felton was always by your side in training and combat. Quiet, funny and ferocious when appropriate. Always had your back and always ready for anything.
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  • My Friend Felton

    Posted on 7/18/14 - by Steve Mulvihill BJU-1 Fotrot detachment.
    Felton was always gung ho and ready for anything. He was fun to be around and he was a dedicated warrior. I always knew I was safe when Felton had my back. I have many memories of our times together. He never quit. God rest his soul.
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  • Remembering An American Hero

    Posted on 3/18/14 - by Curt Carter ccarter02@earthlink.net
    Dear RD3 Felton Lee Mims, 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
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  • I Think Of You Often

    Posted on 11/11/13 - by Tony McCullough
    I was your ride to Kadena the morning you left for Nam. We stopped at the BOQ to pick up an officer who was traveling with you that morning. He offered us a drink while he finished packing. I was on duty and could not...but you took him up on his offer...availed yourself of a nice cold beer. And then we were off to Kadena.

    I worked in communications and went to pick up messages a few days later. That's when we learned you were lost. I think you had been gone 3 days.

    I always thought you were a good man and a good sailor. RIP, "Festus"..
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  • Photo

    Posted on 6/12/13

    Felton on left.



    Rest in peace with the warriors.

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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.