POSTED ON 12.1.2013
POSTED BY: Curt Carter

Remembering An American Hero

Dear SP4 Arthur Burman Smith, 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 7.4.2010
POSTED BY: Robert Sage

We Remember

Arthur is buried in a Private Cemetery in Christiansburg, VA. PH
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POSTED ON 4.13.2005
POSTED BY: Bill Garcia

Fallen Commrade

Art was assigned to HHQ Platoon, A Co. 2/3, 199th LIB. I was in the first platoon of Alpha. I recall Art and the first sargent being fatally wounded during a mortar attack. I got to know Art well as he was a kind and humorous individual. We shared a cold can of beer occassionally as we shared our lives in the World. I think of him sometimes and wonder how things might have been for him. His family can be proud of his courageous service.
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POSTED ON 11.4.2003
POSTED BY: Natalie Stoller

Always Remembered

I am a student at Gridley High School, Gridley Illinois. We were assigned a class project to post remembrances on the Virtual Wall for those who were killed during the Vietnam War. You’ll never know how much your service is appreciated. You made the supreme sacrifice and died for your country for freedom. Words cannot express my thankfulness, and I want you to know how much of an inspiration you are to many young Americans today. Your courage and bravery stands out and will forever live on. You will never be forgotten. May God bless you and your family.

-Natalie Stoller-
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