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CHARLES VERNON MORGAN


is honored on Panel 1W, Line 11 of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial.

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REMEMBRANCES

  • Remembering an American Hero

    Posted on 5/2/13 - by Curt Carter ccarter02@earthlink.net

    Dear SP4 Charles Vernon Morgan, 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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  • Final Mission U.S. Army helicopter UH-1H tail number 70-15863

    Posted on 9/25/12 - by w

    Aircraft was destroyed by Russian-made SA-7, a shoulder-fired surface-to-air missile, while assisting elements of F4 Cavalry rescue of two Air Force pilots and one Air Force Forward Air Controller. Helicopter crew included SP4 Charles V. Morgan (KIA), SP4 Dale K. Porterfield (KIA), CW2 William C. Jesse (KIA), and WO1 John J. Petrilla Jr. (KIA). CPT Joseph M. Berkson (KIA) was a passenger in the flight. During the mission, a second Huey was shot down. [Taken from vhpa.org]

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  • We Remember

    Posted on 7/17/11 - by Robert Sage rsage@austin.rr.com
    Charles is buried at New Warsaw Cemetery, Warsaw, Gallatin County,KY.
  • Never Forgotten

    Posted on 11/19/10
    Rest in peace with the warriors. (Photo Credit: his family)
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  • Do not stand at my grave and weep

    Posted on 5/2/05 - by Bob Ross
    Do not stand at my grave and weep
    I am not there; I do not sleep.
    I am a thousand winds that blow,
    I am the diamond glints on snow,
    I am the sun on ripened grain,
    I am the gentle autumn rain.
    When you awaken in the morning's hush
    I am the swift uplifting rush
    Of quiet birds in circled flight.
    I am the soft stars that shine at night.
    Do not stand at my grave and cry,
    I am not there; I did not die.

    Mary Frye – 1932

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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.