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is honored on Panel 41W, Line 42 of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial.

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  • Semper Fi

    Posted on 10/10/14 - by A US Marine, Vietnam
    Semper Fi, Marine.
  • Remembering An American Hero

    Posted on 10/3/13 - by Curt Carter
    Dear PFC Ray Williard Phelps 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, and the best salute a civilian can muster for you, Sir

    Curt Carter
  • We Remember

    Posted on 5/31/10 - by Robert Sage
    Ray is buried at Kizer Cem, Lexington, TN. PH/GS
  • You have not been forgotten

    Posted on 10/10/03 - by Leilani Brunson
    Thank you for sacrificing your tomorrows. May God bless you and keep you safe in His arms. Those of us who remember the Vietnam War are carrying the torch of remembrance for our fallen, our MIA's, and our POW's.

    We are forever indebted to you, Ray Phelps. Semper Fi!

    My websites have been dedicated to our Vietnam vets and their families.

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