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is honored on Panel 42W, Line 34 of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial.

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  • I'm proud of our Vietnam Veterans

    Posted on 8/17/17 - by Dennis Wriston
    Seaman Gary Dean Collins, Served with Detachment Cua Viet, United States Naval Support Activity (DaNang), United States Naval Forces Vietnam (USNAVFORV).
  • Gary Collins

    Posted on 6/15/17 - by Carol Jean Urie
    Oh delightful a person you were. You had the most impish smile and you and my brother did some daring deeds for sure. Mark and I are good friends and we discuss you and someone I lost also. If you have the time up there would you look up Larry W. Rhodes and if they allow, give him a hug from me. I hope you know ho deeply Mark misses you and how you are never far from his thoughts. Believe me he keeps your memory alive daily. You are missed ad you are very loved by many of us.
  • Remembering An American Hero

    Posted on 9/21/13 - by Curt Carter
    Dear SN Gary Dean Collins, 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
  • Never Forgotten

    Posted on 6/26/11 - by Gary's baby brother
    I have never, nor will I ever forget you. I love you!
  • last days together

    Posted on 11/11/10 - by ronhime
    you were right what you said to me at the lake
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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