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is honored on Panel 1E, Line 53 of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial.

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  • Hero

    Posted on 12/28/17 - by Bobby Wright rwright384@aol.xom
    Deane and I were friends. He and I shared the same date of birth. I grieve over his sacrifice.
  • Final Mission of WO1 Deane A. Pomeroy

    Posted on 8/21/16 - by
    WO1 Deane A. Pomeroy was a U.S. Army helicopter pilot assigned to Headquarters & Headquarters Company (HHC), 52nd Aviation Battalion. On March 24, 1964, WO1 Pomeroy was the co-pilot of a UH-1B helicopter (tail number 62-02017) that crashed when it lost a rotor blade after coming under hostile fire. WO1 Pomeroy was one of four personnel on board injured in the crash, suffering spinal and multiple other injuries. He was medically evacuated to the United States where he died at Letterman General Hospital, San Francisco, CA, on May 30, 1964, from complications due to bilateral bronchopneumonia. [Taken from and]
  • Remembering an American Hero

    Posted on 5/30/13 - by Curt Carter

    Dear WO Deane Alva Pomeroy, 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


    Posted on 7/30/05 - by JAMES H POMEROY
  • Do not stand at my grave and weep

    Posted on 5/30/05 - 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

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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