Vietnam: Stories From the Wall

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As the years move us further and further away from the realities of the Vietnam War and recognition of those who served, we must find ways to keep alive the memories of the those who sacrificed for us, and honor those who returned home to an unwelcom...Show More

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Richard L. Lassiter

0:00 | May 25th, 2017

He was walking the point when we were ambushed.

James G. Hood

0:00 | May 25th, 2017

So all my hopes that you came back and married your highschool sweetheart suddenly went black and now I mourn.

Alan B. Boffman

0:00 | May 25th, 2017

They died as they lived. Helping others and with honor.

Orange Gooding

0:00 | May 25th, 2017

I went to the Wall, I found Orange's name and did the only thing I knew to do. I cried and 'gave him twenty.'

Dwight P. Bowles

0:00 | May 25th, 2017

I will always remember him with 7 kids riding in his shiny car smiling as we ate ice creams he bought us on that hot day long ago...

Dallas A. Driver

0:00 | May 25th, 2017

Dallas was my first love...We got married on May 30, 1969 and we had two and a half wonderful weeks together before he went to Vietnam.

Humbert R. Versace

0:00 | May 25th, 2017

The last time that any of his fellow prisoners heard from him, he was singing "God Bless America" at the top of his voice from his isolation box.

Gerald C. Mull

0:00 | May 25th, 2017

His goal was to return to school and become a Dentist after serving his country.

Jack P. Dove, Sr.

0:00 | May 25th, 2017

He was shot down in July 1967...only needing 7 more missions to come home.

Ronald E. Ange

0:00 | May 25th, 2017

At your funeral, I cried like a little baby. The next day (on your 19th Birthday) I boarded that plane to the other side of the world.

Robert M. Wade

0:00 | May 25th, 2017

You are the whisper in the night that says I'll keep you safe...no one will ever harm you...and that tells daily how proud you are of me.

Cecil C. Perkins

0:00 | May 25th, 2017

They transmitted garbled words that included 'fire' and the aircraft disappeared from the radar screen.

Bernard L. Johnson, II

0:00 | May 25th, 2017

I think it's important to note that John frequently asked me to allow him to fly my routepac mission since I was married and he was not.

Lorenzo R. Johnson

0:00 | May 25th, 2017

You told her you were not coming back and you had seen it in a vision, that you made peace with it.

Fred V. Lee

0:00 | May 25th, 2017

I was your Casualty Escort. I met you at Dover AFB and escorted you back to VA for your funeral.

Everett A. McPherson

0:00 | May 25th, 2017

We were all so close growing up, and it wasn't easy when the news came that Everett had been shot down and declared missing.

Fred V. Cole

0:00 | May 25th, 2017

He was so kind and gracious, and made me feel like I was going to make it.

Ronald S. Lowe

0:00 | May 25th, 2017

I never knew you and have felt an emptiness all of my life.