Los Angeles County Vietnam Veterans Memorial HighwayPosted on 10/7/10 - by firstname.lastname@example.orgA 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.MORE
We RememberPosted on 6/2/10 - by Robert Sage email@example.comJoe is buried at Resurrection Cemetery in South San Gabriel, CA. PH
Semper FiPosted on 1/30/10 - by A MarineSemper Fi, Marine.
Thank you PFC RamirezPosted on 8/5/03 - by Donald LytleAlthough 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!MORE
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
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.