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  • Date of Birth:5/1/1953
  • Date of Casualty:6/9/1972
  • Home of Record:NEW LIBERTY
  • County of Record:SCOTT COUNTY
  • State:IA
  • Branch of Service:ARMY
  • Rank:SP4
  • Panel/Row: 1W, 39
  • Casualty Province:BINH DUONG


  • Date of Birth:12/12/1945
  • Date of Casualty:6/9/1972
  • Home of Record:SARATOGA
  • County of Record:SANTA CLARA COUNTY
  • State:CA
  • Branch of Service:ARMY
  • Rank:CAPT
  • Panel/Row: 1W, 39
  • Casualty Province:PLEIKU


is honored on Panel 1W, Row 39 of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial.

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  • We trained hard we fought hard and Elvis will never be forgotten...

    Posted on 6/2/16 - by Michael T Moorehead
    Elvis, we had many unforgettable times in training and then traveling to Vietnam, rest well my fellow warrior. God Speed Elvis (Ozzie). You will always be remembered. CW5 Michael T Moorehead (RET)
  • Remembering An American Hero

    Posted on 4/18/16 - by Curt Carter
    Dear SGT Elvis Weldon Osborne Jr, 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
  • classmates unknown

    Posted on 11/2/15
    I did not know Elvis yet he was a classmate of mine. The class of 1970 Bryan Adams High School in Dallas, Texas. The class of 1000 was too big to know everyone yet learning of his death so many years later I feel somehow close to him and at the same time a bit embarrassed to not recognize him. Having had a life to live and now having children older than Elvis was when he left this world I can only be grateful for his sacrifice and to say I am sorry for the way those in our generation treated the soldiers of that time. I hope he knew the Lord God who offers us eternal life through His son Jesus. If he did, then we will have a glorious reunion someday. For now I will just say farewell my unknown friend and that I hope to see you someday Heaven.
  • Remembrance

    Posted on 6/22/12 - by


  • Photo

    Posted on 5/26/12
    (Photo Credit: Kenneth Gallagher) Rest in peace with the warriors.
  • Photo

    Posted on 8/3/11
    (Photo Credit: Ray Price) Rest in peace with the warriors.
  • We Remember

    Posted on 8/3/11 - by Robert Sage
    Elvis is buried at Pleasant Grove Cemetery, Climax, Collin County,TX.
  • Never Forgotten

    Posted on 7/25/09 - by Scout/Dog - Wells/Satan
    You were the last Hotel Ranger to make the ultimate sacrifice in the last mission of Team 76. You will never be forgotten.
  • Do not stand at my grave and weep

    Posted on 6/9/05 - 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

  • Not forgotten

    Posted on 6/9/05 - by Dave Kruger, 196th LIB. 66-67
    Elvis, Although we never met, I just want you to know you are not forgotten. You gave the ultimate sacrifice, your life for what you believed in. Sleep well my friend, and thank you for protecting the freedoms we have today.
  • Who Shall We Send

    Posted on 6/9/03 - by Dave Avery
    "An God said who shall we send.I answered I am here,send me."

    Isaiah 6:8
  • In Remembrance

    Posted on 4/6/03
    Dear Sir,
    I am proud to claim you as a fellow American. As citizens of America we have freedom from a domineering government, and we also stand to help other less fortunate countries to try to obtain that same freedom. I thank you for fighting not for yourself, but for giving of yourself and fighting. I thank you. You are remembered.

The Wall of Faces

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