FORREST F SPITLER
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HONORED ON PANEL 41E, LINE 30 OF THE WALL

FORREST F S SPITLER

WALL NAME

FORREST F SPITLER

PANEL / LINE

41E/30

DATE OF BIRTH

03/03/1925

CASUALTY PROVINCE

PLEIKU

DATE OF CASUALTY

02/25/1968

HOME OF RECORD

NEWPORT NEWS

COUNTY OF RECORD

City Of Newport News

STATE

VA

BRANCH OF SERVICE

ARMY

RANK

SSGT

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Contact Details

REMEMBRANCES

LEFT FOR FORREST F S SPITLER
POSTED ON 11.2.2005
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 heros 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 heros 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 5.3.2003
POSTED BY: Natalie Stoller

God Bless

Dear Soldier-

I am a student from Gridley High School and we were asked to post rememberances for heroes such as yourself. I am forever grateful for the sacrifice that you made for your country. You won't be forgotten. May God bless you and your family.

-Natalie-
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