This episode is all about honoring Vietnam Veterans. They are still looking for photos for the Wall of Faces in Washington DC. The Wall of Faces is a project where the organizers are seeking to procure an image of every person whose name is on the Vietnam War Memorial Wall. There are more than 58,000 names on the Wall and so far more than 41,000 images have been secured. The Fayetteville Observer is looking for 30 photos of Cumberland County Vietnam Veterans. Their names will be listed below along with links to the email of Jim Reece who is heading up the Cumberland County search and to the Wall of Faces website. Please do what you can to help locate these pictures or for that matter a picture of any veteran on the wall.
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Volunteers have located photos for all except 70, including 30 from the 10-county Cape Fear region.
Cumberland County soldiers still being sought include:
Jeronimo Alverado-Rivera of Fayetteville, 1938-1967
Jonathan Blue of Linden, 1948-1967
Harvey Brewington Jr. of Fayetteville, 1937-1967
Clifford R. Carter of Fayetteville, 1941-1967
Ernest L. Elliott of Fayetteville, 1942-1968
Bobby G. Gadie of Hope Mills, 1943-1966
Hilton Hayes Jr. of Fayetteville, 1949-1968
Robert L. Henderson of Spring Lake, 1933-1970
Franklin O. Leggett of Fayetteville, 1949-1969
James E. Love of Fayetteville, 1942-1965
Henry H. McGee of Fayetteville, 1938-1967
Larry Murray of Fayetteville, 1947-1969
Kermitt C. Parnell of Fayetteville, 1946-1966
Richard V. Pawlak of Fayetteville, 1934-1970
Douglas G. Thompson of Fayetteville, 1949-1968
Jean Uszakow of Fayetteville, 1929-1966
Wilbert Walton of Fayetteville, 1947-1970
James L. White of Fayetteville, 1947-1969
If you have photographs or information about any of the men listed, email Jim Reece at firstname.lastname@example.org.
CLICK HERE for the Wall of Faces website.
CLICK HERE to see the impressive Vietnam Tribute to Valor Pistol, you will glad you did.