HONORED ON PANEL 49E, LINE 49 OF THE WALL

GRADY THACKER

WALL NAME

GRADY THACKER

PANEL / LINE

49E/49

DATE OF BIRTH

10/04/1945

CASUALTY PROVINCE

QUANG TIN

DATE OF CASUALTY

04/13/1968

HOME OF RECORD

NORCROSS

COUNTY OF RECORD

Gwinnett County

STATE

GA

BRANCH OF SERVICE

ARMY

RANK

SGT

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REMEMBRANCES

LEFT FOR GRADY THACKER
POSTED ON 6.28.2010
POSTED BY: Robert Sage

We Remember

Grady is buried at Welcome Baptist Church Cemetery in Madison, SC. PH
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POSTED ON 2.6.2006
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 3.23.2003
POSTED BY: David Prevo

Thank you

Mr. Thacker,
The United States has entered many conflicts in the past. People like you have represented this country in these conflicts. And many members of the United States military, including you, have given up a tremendous amount for their country. This effort, your effort, has not been forgotten, and neither have you. On this day, I would like to remember you, and thank you for all that you have given to your country. Thank you.

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