1098 – Breaking news about the Wall of Faces

Play
VVMF Wall of Faces, vietnam veteran news, mack payne

VVMF Wall of Faces

Janna Hoehn, vietnam veteran news, mack payne

Janna Hoehn of Hawaii is one of several volunteers searching state by state for photographs of soldiers killed during the Vietnam War for the virtual “Wall of Faces,” maintained by the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund on its website. Credit: Special to the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette

Episode 1098 of the Vietnam Veteran News Podcast will feature late breaking news in the crusade set forth by the VVMF to find a picture of every individual whose name is on the Vietnam Memorial Wall in Washington, D.C. Super photo finder, Janna Hoehn of Hawaii, will provide the latest in here number count of pictures found. Her report is highly inspirational and  a strong encouragement to others to join with her in finding all the mission images.

Also covered in this episode will be what is being done in the Quad – Cities of Illinois and Iowa to assist in the effort. An editorial in The Dispatch – Argus of Rock Island, Illinois titled: Join fight to find all fallen Vietnam vets by May 28 was a testimony to the dedication shown by the citizens of that area to help complete the search.

At the present time there are only three Illinois Quad-Cities fallen heroes whose pictures have yet to be located. It is requested that if anyone reading this has knowledge of information that might lead to finding photos to the three individuals listed below that they contact any of the resources shown after the names.

Army PFC Wayne Morris Lenderman of Rock Island was born March 28, 1951. He died Oct. 12, 1969 in Binh Dinh province. According to a post on the site, he is buried at Restlawn Memorial Park, Wausau, WI.

Army PFC Leroy Alphus Rost of Moline was born Nov. 11, 1948. He died Nov. 13, 1967 in Kontum Pronvince.  According to a post on the site, he is buried at Highland Cemetery, Waynesboro in Wayne County, Tenn.

Marine PFC Lawrence Edward Howard of Morrison was born July 31, 1947. He died Sept. 16, 1967 in Quang Nam province. According to an undated and uncredited newspaper clipping posted to website, he was the son of Mr. and Mrs. Edward R. Howard, Route 1, Morrison.

CLICK HERE for more information about the Wall of Faces.

CLICK HERE for easy to understand steps to do it yourself.

If you would like to submit images locally, submit them here: letters@qconline.com

If you would like to contact Janna Hoehn direct in reference to anything to do with finding photos for the Wall of Faces project use this address: neverforgotten2014@gmail.com

Listen to episode 1098 and discover the latest details about Janna Hoehn’s epic search and the Quad – Cities efforts to help locate all the pictures of those whose names appear on the Vietnam Memorial Wall in Washington D.C..


Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *