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is honored on Panel 25E, Line 94 of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial.

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  • Remembered

    Posted on 8/28/16 - by Lucy Conte Micik
  • Remembering An American Hero

    Posted on 9/3/13 - by Curt Carter
    Dear SGT Alfred Frederick Alvarado, 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 9/10/09 - by Robert Sage
    Alfred is buried at All Souls Cemetery in Long Beach, CA.

    Posted on 7/4/04 - by Chris Spencer
    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
  • To my R & R Buddy (Malasia 1967)

    Posted on 10/28/03 - by Edward
    For those of you who didn't know, Al was Sgt. Rock to us! He and I met and went to Malasia in August of 1967 and had a fine time. When we returned to the 2/22 I was transfered out and never saw Sgt. Rock again until I heard what happened to the unit and some good friends, Rock being one. If there is anyone who can assist me I would like to get in touch with his family if any. I can be reached at( or 856-854-7103.
    God Bless Sgt. Rock and his Family!
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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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