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REMEMBRANCES

  • Servant of God Chaplain (LT) Vincent R. Capodanno - Birthday Remembrance (89th)

    Posted on 2/13/18 - by kr
    The “Friends of Rocky Versace” once again remember one of Rocky’s fellow Roman Catholics and Medal of Honor recipients from the Vietnam War, Servant of God Chaplain (LT) Vincent Robert Capodanno, Maryknoll Order (M.M.), on what would’ve been his 89th birthday - 13 February 2018.
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  • Thank you Father for your great bravery in the face of certain death..

    Posted on 11/12/17 - by K
    God Bless You Father
    The Lord will certainly look after you now
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  • THANK YOU

    Posted on 9/25/17 - by Lucy Conte Micik Bennysgift@gmail.com
    Dear Father Capodanno,
    Years ago, I read about you. You did not have to join the Navy as a Chaplain, but you did. You gave comfort and faith to those struggling each day. Our country acknowledged you with the Medal of Honor. Much greater than that, you are one step closer to being declared a saint of the church. The Wall states you are from Hawaii, but you are a New Yorker from Staten Island. EWTN had a movie on you. Thank you for your faith, and being a Chaplain for the Marines who needed you. Semper Fi. Watch over our nation, it is in need of you, now more than ever. Rest in peace in heaven, but please continue to help our forces in peril.
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  • Rest in Peace, Never forgotten -

    Posted on 9/4/17 - by Anthony 'Steve' Giordano, HM3, Navy Corpsman, Surgical technician asgioinfo@gmail.com
    Thank you for all your comfort given before your ulitmate sacrifice. Rest in peace.
  • Remembering Lt. Capodanno

    Posted on 9/4/17 - by David Botticelli davbot@att.net
    After having posting memorials for so many soldiers and others, this is my first remembrance of a man of the cloth. Thank you, Lieutenant Capodanno, for being a source of inspiration and comfort to our troops in Vietnam. I'm sure that you preached to and aided many troops there in Vietnam.
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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.