DEAN A BELL
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HONORED ON PANEL 45W, LINE 47 OF THE WALL

DEAN ALLAN BELL

WALL NAME

DEAN A BELL

PANEL / LINE

45W/47

DATE OF BIRTH

06/24/1947

CASUALTY PROVINCE

HUA NGHIA

DATE OF CASUALTY

09/06/1968

HOME OF RECORD

KANSAS CITY

COUNTY OF RECORD

Cass County

STATE

MO

BRANCH OF SERVICE

ARMY

RANK

SP5

REMEMBRANCES

LEFT FOR DEAN ALLAN BELL
POSTED ON 1.23.2017
POSTED BY: Lucy Conte Micik

Remembered

DEAR SPEC 5 BELL,
THANK YOU FOR YOUR SERVICE AS AN AIRBORNE QUALIFIED MEDICAL NCO, THANKS FOR THE LIVES YOU SAVED. IT IS A NEW YEAR, WHICH MAKES IT FAR TOO LONG FOR YOU TO HAVE BEEN GONE. WE APPRECIATE ALL YOU HAVE DONE, AND YOUR SACRIFICE. WATCH OVER THE U.S.A., IT STILL NEEDS YOUR COURAGE.. GOD BLESS YOU. MAY THE SAINTS AND ANGELS BE AT YOUR SIDE. REST IN PEACE.
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POSTED ON 9.6.2013
POSTED BY: Curt Carter

Remembering An American Hero

Dear SP5 Dean Allan Bell, 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 6.8.2012
POSTED BY: Suzanne Brown

Always remembering

Always remembering

We think of this special young man, who I first knew in second grade and who remained my friend until he went to Viet Nam.

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POSTED ON 1.8.2011
POSTED BY: Robert Sage

We Remember

Dean is buried at Floral Hills Cemetery, Kansas City, Jackson County,MO.
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POSTED ON 8.10.2006
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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