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  • Date of Birth:7/16/1947
  • Date of Casualty:12/11/1968
  • Home of Record:PHENIX CITY
  • County of Record:LEE COUNTY
  • State:AL
  • Branch of Service:ARMY
  • Rank:SP4
  • Panel/Row:36W, 4
  • Casualty Province:LAM DONG


  • Date of Birth:11/27/1944
  • Date of Casualty:12/11/1968
  • Home of Record:WAUCHULA
  • County of Record:HARDEE COUNTY
  • State:FL
  • Branch of Service:ARMY
  • Rank:SP4
  • Panel/Row:36W, 5
  • Casualty Province:HUA NGHIA


is honored on Panel 36W, Row 4 of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial.

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  • I saw you go down that day

    Posted on 2/10/14 - by Sgt. Danny L. Chrisler
    Ron, you and I had only met that very day that you were killed. You were riding on my armored personnel carrier that day as a dismount in the jungle. You were instructed to get down and walk and I told you to "be safe". Within about 10 minutes you were shot right in front of us. Our medic tried everything to save you, but it was not to be. Two others were also killed that day alongside of you. They were probably your friends. I want you to know that I personally got that Viet Cong soldier that had shot you. There were two of them. Rest in Peace Brother! I got your name rubbing from the Wall last year. You died a HERO in my eyes. Love you man, Sgt. Danny Chrisler.
  • I have never forgotten you

    Posted on 11/20/13 - by Kathie
    Ronny, you were my first boyfriend at St. Anthony in Toledo. I still have the notes we passed back and forth at school. I remember the dances we went to at Ryder school on Friday nights. I can still see you in your shawl colored sweater, black with a gray and white stripe. I loved you then and still do. I think of you so many times and thank you for your service to our country. I know you are with your Dad, Mom and Brother now. I miss you and will never forget you. XO
  • Remembering An American Hero

    Posted on 11/12/13 - by Curt Carter
    Dear PFC Ronald Anthony Osinski, 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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    Posted on 11/2/11
    (Photo Credit: David Olsen) Rest in peace with the warriors.
  • Never Forgotten

    Posted on 11/2/11
    (Photo Credit: David Olsen) Rest in peace with the warriors.
  • I never knew you...

    Posted on 7/3/04 - by Christie Nestor
    ... but my father-in-law did. You went to basic with him. He never heard from you again and had us look for your name on the wall hoping it wasn't there and that you had just forgotten the reunion. Thank-you for touching his life and giving your's for us.
  • In Honor of Ron

    Posted on 11/7/03 - by Marvin L Albright
    You are allways in in our hearts.
  • In Honor of Ron

    Posted on 11/7/03 - by Marvin L Albright
    You are allways in in our hearts.
  • Thank You

    Posted on 12/11/02 - by Donald Lytle
    As a fellow Buckeye, I say "THANK YOU"

    As a Veteran, I say "JOB WELL DONE, SOLDIER"

    As an American, "YOUR DEATH WAS NOT IN VAIN"

    And as a Believer, "YOUR SPIRIT IS ALIVE--AND STRONG"

    Again, thank you for your valiant and courageous service, faithful contribution, and most holy of sacrifices, given to this great country of ours! ETERNAL PEACE MY FRIEND
  • For all you've done

    Posted on 7/25/00 - by
    Mr. Osinski,
    I would like to take this time to thank you for all that you've done. I don't neccessarily agree with the war in vietnam happening, But I do agree many fine young men like yourself perished in a place they shouldn't have. Your sacrifice for your comrades both home and abroad was not in vein and you are not forgotten.

    My thanks to you and my prayers to you and your family

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