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GEORGE PATRICK ROGERS

  • Wall Name:GEORGE P ROGERS
  • Date of Birth:3/5/1943
  • Date of Casualty:5/7/1967
  • Home of Record:BETTENDORF
  • County of Record:SCOTT COUNTY
  • State:IA
  • Branch of Service:ARMY
  • Rank:1LT
  • Panel/Line:19E, 54
  • Casualty Province:BINH DUONG

BARRY DON THOMAS

  • Wall Name:BARRY D THOMAS
  • Date of Birth:4/30/1948
  • Date of Casualty:5/7/1967
  • Home of Record:BERTHOUD
  • County of Record:WELD COUNTY
  • State:CO
  • Branch of Service:MARINE CORPS
  • Rank:LCPL
  • Panel/Line:19E, 54
  • Casualty Province:QUANG NAM

CHARLES L SEEFELDT JR


is honored on Panel 19E, Line 54 of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial.

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REMEMBRANCES

  • Remembering An American Hero

    Posted on 5/26/14 - by Curt Carter ccarter02@earthlink.net
    Dear PFC Charles L Seefeldt 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, Sir

    Curt Carter
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  • We Remember

    Posted on 9/9/07 - by Robert Sage rsage@austin.rr.com
    Charles is buried at West Ridge Cem, Orleans Co, NY.
  • Posted on 3/13/07 - by Bill Nelson 2/502 Infantry 101st Airborne grite@yahoo.com


    FOREVER REMEMBERED

    "If you are able, save for them a place inside of you....and save one backward glance when you are leaving for the places they can no longer go.....Be not ashamed to say you loved them....
    Take what they have left and what they have taught you with their dying and keep it with your own....And in that time when men decide and feel safe to call the war insane, take one moment to embrace those gentle heroes you left behind...."

    Quote from a letter home by Maj. Michael Davis O'Donnell
    KIA 24 March 1970. Distinguished Flying Cross: Shot down and Killed while attempting to rescue 8 fellow soldiers surrounded by attacking enemy forces.

    We Nam Brothers pause to give a backward glance, and post this remembrance to you , one of the gentle heroes lost to the War in Vietnam :

    Slip off that pack. Set it down by the crooked trail. Drop your steel pot alongside. Shed those magazine-laden bandoliers away from your sweat-soaked shirt. Lay that silent weapon down and step out of the heat. Feel the soothing cool breeze right down to your soul ... and rest forever in the shade of our love, brother.

    From your 2/502nd Infantry, 101st Airborne STRIKE FORCE Nam-Band-Of-Brothers
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  • He was my uncle

    Posted on 5/16/04 - by Dan Seefeldt dcseefeldt@comcast.net
    He was a brave soldier. I was close with him. He used to be my favorite uncle. I remember the day he went to Vietnam I was so sad. I solute you Charles
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  • THE BROTHER-IN-LAW I NEVER KNEW

    Posted on 11/17/02 - by Becky Seefeldt
    Although I never had the priveledge of knowing you, your picture is on our bookshelf...and your face is very similar to my husband's face. I have watched home movies with you in them as a child, and your brother and I have mourned both you and my cousin, who died in the same area as you. We have a granddaughter who was born on the same date that you were killed, and your brother has gotten a lot of consolation from that fact. He feels like you have been re-born in a way. You will be remembered always. God bless you.
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