MICHAEL L KROM
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HONORED ON PANEL 21W, LINE 94 OF THE WALL

MICHAEL LEE KROM

WALL NAME

MICHAEL L KROM

PANEL / LINE

21W/94

DATE OF BIRTH

02/06/1950

CASUALTY PROVINCE

GIA DINH

DATE OF CASUALTY

07/10/1969

HOME OF RECORD

TWAIN

COUNTY OF RECORD

Plumas County

STATE

CA

BRANCH OF SERVICE

ARMY

RANK

PFC

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Contact Details

REMEMBRANCES

LEFT FOR MICHAEL LEE KROM
POSTED ON 12.2.2013
POSTED BY: Curt Carter [email protected]

Remembering An American Hero

Dear PFC Michael Lee Krom, 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
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POSTED ON 5.29.2011
POSTED BY: Robert Sage

We Remember

Michael is buried at East Lawn Cemetery, Quincy,CA. BSM ARCOM PH
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POSTED ON 5.27.2006
POSTED BY: Bob Newman, B Troop 1/17 Cav, 3rd Bdg 82 ABN

Stairway to Heaven

My hooch mate, he shouldn't have been out there that day.
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POSTED ON 5.10.2006
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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POSTED ON 11.1.1999
POSTED BY: chuck cofer
It's been over 30 years, and our home'town' of Twain is also mostly a faded memory, but we still remember...
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