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is honored on Panel 22W, Line 85 of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial.

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  • Remembering

    Posted on 12/5/17 - by Rob McCaffrey
    I grew up in West Bridgewater and one of my early recollections is hearing about your death. I was 14 at the time and it served to open my eyes to what was happening. I don't think we ever met. Some of my good friends in WB were Carlsons, maybe cousins; Peter, Bruce and David. It was a sad day.

    Posted on 10/1/17 - by Lucy Conte Micik
    Dear Captain Gary Carlson,
    Thank you for your service as an Armored Reconnaissance Unit Commander, and West Point graduate. I hate that you died near your birthday, sigh. 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.
  • CPT Gary W. Carlson - Birthday Remembrance (72d)

    Posted on 6/28/17 - by kr
    The “Friends of Rocky Versace” remember one of Rocky’s fellow alumni from the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, CPT Gary William Carlson, on what would’ve been his 72d birthday - 28 June 2017.
  • CPT Gary W. Carlson - USMA Graduate

    Posted on 3/20/16 - by kr
    CPT Gary William Carlson was an alumnus of the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, NY. He was one of 335 men from West Point who died or are MIA in Southeast Asia/Indochina during the period October, 1957 – September, 1972. “Well done; Be thou at peace.”

  • Remembering an American Hero

    Posted on 1/15/13 - by Curt Carter

    Dear Captain Gary William Carlson, sir

    As an American, I would like to thank you for your service and for the ultimate sacrifice that you 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. And please know that men and women like you have stepped forward to defend our country yet again, showing the same love for country and their fellow Americans that you did- you would be proud.

    With respect, and the best salute that a civilian can muster for you.

    Curt Carter (son of Sgt Ardon William Carter, 101st Airborne, February 4, 1966, South 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.

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