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ALBERT ALLAN WHITTLE

  • Wall Name:ALBERT A WHITTLE
  • Date of Birth:2/1/1949
  • Date of Casualty:5/9/1969
  • Home of Record:PHILADELPHIA
  • County of Record:PHILADELPHIA COUNTY
  • State:PA
  • Branch of Service:ARMY
  • Rank:CPL
  • Panel/Row:25W, 34
  • Casualty Province:TAY NINH

EDWARD ATKUCUNAS

  • Wall Name:EDWARD ATKUCUNAS
  • Date of Birth:1/20/1951
  • Date of Casualty:5/10/1969
  • Home of Record:PHILADELPHIA
  • County of Record:PHILADELPHIA COUNTY
  • State:PA
  • Branch of Service:MARINE CORPS
  • Rank:LCPL
  • Panel/Row:25W, 40
  • Casualty Province:QUANG NAM

JOE ALMEIDA JR


is honored on Panel 25W, Row 34 of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial.

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REMEMBRANCES

  • Remembered

    Posted on 8/27/16 - by Lucy Conte Micik bennysgift@gmail.com
    DEAR STAFF SERGEANT ALMEIDA,
    THANK YOU FOR YOUR SERVICE AS A MEDICAL NCO. YOU SAVED LIVES! REST IN PEACE.
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  • I'm proud of our Vietnam Veterans

    Posted on 6/24/16 - by Dennis Wriston
    Staff Sergeant Joe Almeida Jr., Served with the Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 1st Battalion, 28th Infantry Regiment, 1st Infantry Division.
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  • Remembering An American Hero

    Posted on 4/26/16 - by Curt Carter ccarter02@earthlink.net
    Dear SSGT Joe Almeida 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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  • Thank You

    Posted on 5/10/13 - by A Vietnam Vet.

    Thank you Staff Sergeant.

  • To Put A Face With A Name

    Posted on 6/24/12 - by Carol (Cipriani) Haberchak haberchak1311@comcast.net

    Dear Joe, to honor your memory and the sacrifice you made for our country I want to make sure your photo will be displayed on your birthday each and every year when the Education Center is completed, so it is with great pride and humility that I post this remembrance and picture of you. You are not forgotten and remain in the hearts of many all these years later. You have been designated to be one of God's special angels, along with the love of my life, who also sacrificed his life during this war 45 years ago. God Bless You, Joe, for being who you were and for all you did--we live in freedom to this day thanks to heroes like you.


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  • Never Forgotten

    Posted on 3/27/06 - by Bill Nelson grite@yahoo.com
    FOREVER REMEMBERED

    "If you are able, save for them a place inside of you....and save one backward glance when you are leaving for the places they can no longer go.....Be not ashamed to say you loved them....
    Take what they have left and what they have taught you with their dying and keep it with your own....And in that time when men decide and feel safe to call the war insane, take one moment to embrace those gentle heroes you left behind...."

    Quote from a letter home by Maj. Michael Davis O'Donnell
    KIA 24 March 1970. Distinguished Flying Cross: Shot down and Killed while attempting to rescue 8 fellow soldiers surrounded by attacking enemy forces.

    We Nam Brothers pause to give a backward glance, and post this remembrance to you, one of the gentle heroes lost to the War in Vietnam:

    Slip off that pack. Set it down by the crooked trail. Drop your steel pot alongside. Shed those magazine-ladened bandoliers away from your sweat-soaked shirt. Lay that silent weapon down and step out of the heat. Feel the soothing cool breeze right down to your soul ... and rest forever in the shade of our love, brother.

    From your Nam-Band-Of-Brothers
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  • NATIVE AMERICAN PRAYER

    Posted on 7/4/04 - 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.