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is honored on Panel 29W, Line 47 of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial.

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  • Remembering An American Hero

    Posted on 3/23/14 - by Curt Carter
    Dear SP4 Brian Francis McCarthy, 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
  • Thinking of you on Memorial Day 2010

    Posted on 5/29/10 - by Mike Walsh
    In some way you touched all of the guy's on Marble Hill and Adrian. You stayed and went to school in 1962 and I went in to the service. In 1966 I returned from the service (13 Months in VN) You, when most of the guy's were beginning their careers,choose another path. Your sacrifice will never be forgotten. Rest in Peace.. till we're all together again.
  • We Remember

    Posted on 5/12/10 - by Robert Sage
    Brian is buried at St Michael's Cemetery in Stratford ,Conn. BSM/OLC AM ARCOM PH
  • My Friend...I'll never forget

    Posted on 12/8/02 - by Luis Ortiz
    Brian and I served in Vietnam together. We were bunker guards at the beginning, together with our friend, Brent Chapman. He told me that he was a teacher in New York and he refused to become an officer and wanted to serve the Army for only 2 years. We've encountered a lot of fire fights in South Vietnam and developed stronger friendship. Unfortunately, I've lost my closest friend on March 15th, 1969 - the day that I earned my Bronze Star with V award. I tried to save my buddy but it was too late. Now, I am hoping that I could find his family and be able to meet them and share with them my experiences with Brian. I am also hoping that I'll be able to find our friend, Brent Chapman from Connecticut.
  • The cousin I really didn't get to know

    Posted on 7/11/00 - by Bob Fitzgerald
    Brian was my first cousin from NY and both of us were in country when he lost his life, Ididn't even know he was over here.Although he lived in NY and I in Connecticut, I always remember when he made the trip up here with his parents..His father has left to join him and someday I again will get to say hello to him..

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