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WILLIAM DAVIDSON BURKE JR


is honored on Panel 22W, Line 72 of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial.

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REMEMBRANCES

  • Thank You

    Posted on 8/17/17 - by Lucy Conte Micik Bennysgift@gmail.com
    Dear Lcpl William Burke,
    Thank you for being a Rifleman. Semper Fi. 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.
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  • Remembering An American Hero

    Posted on 6/18/16 - by Curt Carter ccarter02@earthlink.net
    Dear LCPL William Davidson Burke Jr, 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, Sir

    Curt Carter
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  • Semper Fi

    Posted on 6/18/12 - by A Marine

    Semper Fi, Marine.

  • Veteran's Day 2011

    Posted on 11/11/11 - by CW3 Gordon E. Watanabe, USA, Ret gordywat@aol.com
    On this Veteran's Day, 2011, I wanted to leave a reminder that all of us that goofed around together back in the 60's still miss you. I hope you and my brother James are hanging out with all the other guys and gals that sacrificed for me, my family, and our country. You are not forgotten. Hoohah!
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  • NATIVE AMERICAN PRAYER

    Posted on 7/27/04 - by Chris Spencer cws71354@bellsouth.net
    It is said a man hasn't died as long as he is remembered. This prayer is a way for families, friends and fellow veterans to remember our fallen brothers and sisters. Do not stand at my grave and weep I am not there, I do not sleep. I am a thousand winds that blow, I am the diamond glints on snow. I am the sunlight on ripened grain, I am the gentle autumn rain. When you awaken in the morning hush, I am the swift, uplifting rush of quiet birds in circled flight, I am the stars that shine at night. Do not stand at my grave and cry, I am not there, I did not die
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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.