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CLIFFORD LEROY WHIPPLE


is honored on Panel 4E, Line 27 of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial.

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  • Face of a Hero

    Posted on 12/17/17 - by Sel J. Wong visel12@aol.com
    This is his boot camp photo from Marine Corps Recruit Depot San Diego, Platoon 289. He earned the title “U.S. Marine” on January 6, 1965.

    Thank you for your service to our great country my brother. Semper Fi.
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  • Thank you Brother

    Posted on 7/31/16 - by Steve Butler
    I ware your Dog Tag on my right shoulder We grew up togeather I still drive by your house every time I visit Downey
  • Remembering An American Hero

    Posted on 11/13/13 - by Curt Carter ccarter02@earthlink.net
    Dear LCPL Clifford Leroy Whipple, 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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  • Semper Fi

    Posted on 12/18/10 - by A Marine
    Semper Fi, Marine.
  • Los Angeles County Vietnam Veterans Memorial Highway

    Posted on 5/3/10 - by wkillian@smjuhsd.org
    A portion of Sepulveda Boulevard/State 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.
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