Remembering An American HeroPosted on 2/21/14 - by Curt Carter email@example.comDear PFC Christopher Lee Chambers, sirMORE
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
Thank you,ChrisPosted on 10/26/07 - by DonSaunders, Former Captain, USMC firstname.lastname@example.orgChris Chambers and Jerry Weimer were killed that same night in August, 1968. It broke my heart that such fine men would perish under such unusual circumstances in ther lives. May God Bless Chris always.MORE
A Homeboy in NamPosted on 9/20/05 - by John A. Howe (L/Cpl., Company B, 3rd MP's) email@example.comIt's been a long time since we started out across that dried up old rice paddy. I remember you were on my left. Jesse Clay and Dan Toliver were on my right. It seemed like all hell broke loose. A grenade concussion threw Jesse backward. Although I did not know it until we came back for our wounded, the first burst of fire took you. I remember the day you reported in to the 3rd and we found out that I had grown up in Woodburn and you in Moalla. I wish I had had the time to get to know you better. I remember you as an easy going guy who wanted to do his share for his country. I have been looking for your family several years now, to let them know you were not alone the day you died and that some one from home was with you.MORE
We RememberPosted on 2/23/05 - by Robert Sage firstname.lastname@example.orgChristopher is buried at Willamette Nat Cem.
Thank you PFC ChambersPosted on 8/11/03 - by Donald LytleAlthough we never met personally, I want to thank you Christopher Lee Chambers, for your courageous and valiant service, faithful contribution, and your most holy sacrifice given to this great country of ours!MORE
Your Spirit is alive--and strong, therefore Marine, you shall never be forgotten, nor has your death been in vain!
Again, thank you PFC C.L. Chambers, for a job well done!
REST IN ETERNAL PEACE MY MARINE FRIEND
We served together in Viet NamPosted on 12/26/02 - by Ronald J. AndersonIn 1968 Chambers and I served together in H&S Company, 3rd M.P. Battalion. I drew rations for the battalion and Chambers was, occasionally, assigned to drive me to Red Beach to pick up the next days rations. I remember the reactionary force being sent to a bridge south of Da Nang in August (Chambers, and most of the motor transport section, made up a portion of the force that was sent to stop a VC attack). Days later, when the reactionary force returned, I began to get some idea of what took place at the (Cau Do?) bridge. I considered myself lucky, if not blessed, to have missed the encounter that took Chambers life and several other young lives from H&S Company. I wish that I could remember all the names but thirty plus years have dimmed my memory.MORE
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.