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is honored on Panel 35W, Line 6 of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial.

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  • A Really Nice Guy

    Posted on 8/6/15 - by Jim Handy
    I went to high school with Mike and can't imagine that any of the 700+ classmates would have a single bad word about him. It's sad that he died so LBJ's friends could make money.
  • Remembering An American Hero

    Posted on 1/29/14 - by Curt Carter
    Dear PFC Michael Carr Spotswood, 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
  • Michael Carr Spottswood

    Posted on 7/1/12 - by Mike Keafer

    I went through infantry training at Fort Ord, California with Mike in 1968. I found Mike to be a very nice quit young man. Mike is just one of many wonderful people who should never had lost their lives in such a useless war.

  • We Remember

    Posted on 6/7/10 - by Robert Sage
    Mike is buried at Clarendon Hills Cemetery in Westmont, IL. BSM
  • Never Forgotten

    Posted on 1/25/06 - by Bill Nelson

    "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-ladened 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 Nam-Band-Of-Brothers

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