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WILLIAM JOSEPH MURPHY

  • Wall Name:WILLIAM J MURPHY
  • Date of Birth:7/28/1950
  • Date of Casualty:1/30/1969
  • Home of Record:DEARBORN HEIGHTS
  • County of Record:WAYNE COUNTY
  • State:MI
  • Branch of Service:MARINE CORPS
  • Rank:PFC
  • Panel/Row:33W, 21
  • Casualty Province:QUANG NAM

JAMES EDWARD REEDER

  • Wall Name:JAMES E REEDER
  • Date of Birth:2/13/1944
  • Date of Casualty:1/30/1969
  • Home of Record:CHICKASHA
  • County of Record:GRADY COUNTY
  • State:OK
  • Branch of Service:ARMY
  • Rank:SP4
  • Panel/Row:33W, 21
  • Casualty Province:PHUOC LONG

JOSEPH YBARRA RAMIREZ JR


is honored on Panel 33W, Row 21 of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial.

JOSEPH YBARRA
RAMIREZ JR
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  • Remembering An American Hero

    Posted on 1/30/14 - by Curt Carter ccarter02@earthlink.net
    Dear PFC Joseph Ybarra Ramirez 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
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  • Los Angeles County Vietnam Veterans Memorial Highway

    Posted on 10/7/10 - by wkillian@smjuhsd.org
    A portion of Sepulveda BoulevardState Highway Route 1 in El Segundo near Los Angeles International Airport has been dedicated to the residents of Los Angeles County who served in Vietnam. This section of highway is now designated the Los Angeles County Vietnam Veterans Memorial Highway. Adopted by the California State Legislature in 2000, the highway honors the more than 350,000 California veterans who served in the Vietnam War, including the 5,822 killed or missing in action. Los Angeles County has the largest number of Vietnam veterans in California and 1,857 of its residents were killed or missing in action during that war. This memorial corridor provides a fitting and proper way for the residents of Los Angeles County to express their gratitude and appreciation for the sacrifices these Vietnam veterans have made for their country.
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  • We Remember

    Posted on 6/2/10 - by Robert Sage rsage@austin.rr.com
    Joe is buried at Resurrection Cemetery in South San Gabriel, CA. PH
  • Semper Fi

    Posted on 1/30/10 - by A Marine
    Semper Fi, Marine.
  • Thank you PFC Ramirez

    Posted on 8/5/03 - by Donald Lytle
    Although we never met personally, I want to thank you Joseph Ybarra Ramirez, Jr., for your courageous and valiant service, faithful contribution, and your most holy sacrifice given to this great country of ours!

    Your Spirit is alive--and strong, therefore Marine, you shall never be forgotten, nor has your death been in vain!

    Again, thank you PFC J.Y. Ramirez, Jr., for a job well done!

    REST IN ETERNAL PEACE MY MARINE FRIEND


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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 www.buildthecenter.org.