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is honored on Panel 44W, Line 8 of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial.

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  • Thank You

    Posted on 8/17/17 - by Lucy Conte Micik
    Dear Sgt Howard Burke,
    Thank you for your service as an Infantryman. It is important for us all to acknowledge the sacrifices of those like you who answered our nation's call. Please watch over America, it stills needs your courage and faithfulness. Rest in peace with the angels.
  • Remembering An American Hero

    Posted on 9/9/13 - by Curt Carter
    Dear SGT Howard D Burke, 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
  • We Remember

    Posted on 11/24/10 - by Robert Sage
    Howard is buried at Hawthorne Lawn Cem, Mt Vernon, WA. PH
  • An American hero

    Posted on 1/6/06 - by Arnold M. Huskins
    Taken from the memorial website: ffwclal.html
  • You Gave Your All...

    Posted on 4/21/04 - by Jen Steffen

    As part of the Gridley High School Posting Project, I am remembering those who served their time of duty with dignity and pride. Through pain, grief and sorrow, you gave your all and willingly gave your life. You are worthy of being called a hero, for you have shown sincerity to our country. Thank you Howard D. Burke! You will not be forgotten!

    Jen Steffen
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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.

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