VICTOR R VELAZQUEZ-LOPEZ
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HONORED ON PANEL 29E, LINE 69 OF THE WALL

VICTOR R VELAZQUEZ-LOPEZ

WALL NAME

VICTOR R VELAZQUEZ-LOPEZ

PANEL / LINE

29E/69

DATE OF BIRTH

07/14/1947

CASUALTY PROVINCE

PR & MR UNKNOWN

DATE OF CASUALTY

11/10/1967

HOME OF RECORD

SAN JUAN

STATE

PR

BRANCH OF SERVICE

ARMY

RANK

PFC

REMEMBRANCES

LEFT FOR VICTOR R VELAZQUEZ-LOPEZ
POSTED ON 7.13.2021
POSTED BY: Donna Moore

Happy Heavenly Birthday

You will forever remain in our hearts and prayers
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POSTED ON 11.30.2020
POSTED BY: Bob Ahles, Vietnam Vet, St. Cloud, Minnesota

I Remember Your Sacrifice

You were one of the brave that answered the call. You honored us by your service and sacrifice. We now honor you each time we stand and sing the words “THE LAND OF THE FREE AND THE HOME OF THE BRAVE”. Rest in Peace and Honor Victor.
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POSTED ON 4.9.2020
POSTED BY: Jim Sawmiller

You are not Forgotten

Victor: You gave the Ultimate Sacrifice.
If any Family members or Friends of Victor reads this, I am looking for a Picture of him to send to W.DC. For the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall.
It would be nice to have a Picture to put with his Name.
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POSTED ON 10.26.2013
POSTED BY: Curt Carter [email protected]

Remembering An American Hero

Dear PFC Victor R Velazquez-Lopez, 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 11.20.2006
POSTED BY: Bill Nelson Nam Vet 101st Airborne

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 all your "Band of Nam Brothers"
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