ROBERT R HAMMER
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HONORED ON PANEL 60E, LINE 11 OF THE WALL

ROBERT RALPH HAMMER

WALL NAME

ROBERT R HAMMER

PANEL / LINE

60E/11

DATE OF BIRTH

12/01/1948

CASUALTY PROVINCE

BINH LONG

DATE OF CASUALTY

05/14/1968

HOME OF RECORD

SAN JOSE

COUNTY OF RECORD

Santa Clara County

STATE

CA

BRANCH OF SERVICE

ARMY

RANK

PFC

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REMEMBRANCES

LEFT FOR ROBERT RALPH HAMMER
POSTED ON 6.23.2022
POSTED BY: RONALD KNAPEL

I Remember

Robert,
I still remember the day the news of your passing reached the practice fields at Leland High. Your younger brother, Paul was in a state of shock and grief. None of us will ever forget the exteme sacrifice you gave for our country and people.
God bless you Robert,
Ron Knapel
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POSTED ON 12.1.2020
POSTED BY: Dennis Wriston

I'm proud of our Vietnam Veterans

Private First Class Robert Ralph Hammer, Served with Company B, 4th Battalion, 23rd Infantry Regiment, 1st Brigade, 25th Infantry Division, United States Army Vietnam.
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POSTED ON 3.16.2019
POSTED BY: Lucy Micik

Thank You

Dear PFC Robert Hammer,
Thank you for your service as an Infantryman. The war was years ago, but we all need to acknowledge the sacrifices of those like you who answered our nation's call. Please watch over America, it stills needs your strength, courage and faithfulness. Rest in peace with the angels.
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POSTED ON 8.28.2016
POSTED BY: Curt Carter [email protected]

Remembering An American Hero

Dear PFC Robert Ralph Hammer, 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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POSTED ON 4.5.2006
POSTED BY: Bill Nelson

Never Forgotten

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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