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is honored on Panel 32E, Line 32 of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial.

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  • I'm proud of our Vietnam Veterans

    Posted on 7/12/16 - by Dennis Wriston
    Warrant Officer Jeremiah D. McGarry, Served with the 189th Assault Helicopter Company, 52nd Aviation Battalion, 17th Aviation Group, 1st Aviation Brigade.
  • Jerry was writing a book

    Posted on 2/17/14 - by Tom Tesmar Crusader 23
    Jerry McGarry and I swore our oaths together and left for basic training and flight school together. On day one Jerry started writing his memoirs for a book. Sadly, he never completed it. In order to honor him and several other friends I had flying in Vietnam, I did write a book to tell the stories that they never had a chance to tell. The book is Crusader 23
  • Photo Remembrance of Jeremiah D. McGarry

    Posted on 1/5/14 - 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 Jeremiah.
  • Remembering An American Hero

    Posted on 12/14/13 - by Curt Carter
    Dear WO Jeremiah D McGarry, 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
  • My Friend Jerry

    Posted on 12/29/08 - by tom tesmar
    I met Jeremiah D. McGarry the day I enterd the Army. We stood side by side and swore our oaths together. We then traveled together to boot camp, and, later attended helicopter flight school together. From his first day in the Army he kept a diary that he intended to eventually use as the basis for his memoirs. I was on the first page. He kept the diary from October 31 1966 to his death on December 20, 1967. Unfortunately, he died in a firey helicopter crash only weeks after arriving in Viet Nam. I am certain that the diary went up in smoke. He was a smart, kind and gentle young man. He faced his decision to join a dangerous mission with bravery. He will always be my friend.

    tom tesmar
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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