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REMEMBRANCES

  • In Loving Memory

    Posted on 7/4/17 - by viola vera
    My dear brother. On this 4th of July, you are remembered with love; I remember your kindness. You gave your life so that others would enjoy the freedom today. Rest in peace my dear brother.
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  • Remembered

    Posted on 8/12/16 - by Lucy Micik bennysgift@gmail.com
    DEAR PFC ALANIZ,
    THANK YOU FOR YOUR SERVICE AS A GRUNT.
    MAY YOU REST IN PEACE WITH THE ANGELS.
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  • The Society of the Fifth Division

    Posted on 10/21/15 - by Thomas W Grafton, graftonthomas@hotmail.com
    Dear Luis,
    You Have Not Been Forgotten!

    The Society of the Fifth Division, U.S. Army, during its 95th Annual Reunion in Pittsburgh, PA (Sept 10-14, 2015) , held a Reading of the Names Ceremony to honor the 514 Soldiers from the 5th Division that were Killed in Action during the War in Vietnam. Your Name Was Read Aloud Among Those Soldiers. You Have Not Been Forgotten! Rest in Peace, Dear Brother.

    Thomas Grafton
    Alpha company, 7th Engineer Battalion, 1st Brigade, 5th Infantry Division
    Vietnam (1968-1969)
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  • Remembering An American Hero

    Posted on 11/12/13 - by Curt Carter ccarter02@earthlink.net
    Dear PFC Luis Angel Alaniz, 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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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.