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is honored on Panel 28W, Line 94 of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial.

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  • Remembering An American Hero

    Posted on 12/3/13 - by Curt Carter
    Dear SP5 Walter Daniel Smith, 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
  • Thank You

    Posted on 3/30/13 - by A Vietnam Vet.

    Thank you my Nam brother.

  • We Remember

    Posted on 6/6/10 - by Robert Sage
    Walter is buried at Evergreen Cemetery in Tullahuma, TN. BSM PH
  • Growing older makes me think of you and remember our childhood.

    Posted on 5/23/01 - by Selena Brown Walker
    Seeing this wall and the time you served, saddens me to know that you were snatched away so fast. I will always remember attending School with you and you living across the street from my Grandfather. I found out that you were older than I. So that means you must have failed Kindergarden. Dying at 26 was too soon, and such an UGLY war and time took you away. At this time I am 57 and I do a lot of remembering the days gone by.I look at the Wall and see all of the Birthdates of the youngmen and their untimely deaths and it breaks my heart. But your short life was not invain.That is why I am writing this.To let anyone who wisit the Wall know that you were loved and you are greatly missed.

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