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How to submit photos of veterans named on Vietnam Veterans Memorial wall

July 21, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

The Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund wants to collect a photo of each veteran named on the Vietnam Veterans Memorial wall in Washington, D.C., to use in a future exhibit. Continue Reading

Photos of every soldier killed in Vietnam to be displayed in Washington D.C.

July 21, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

A future education center in Washington, D.C., will display photos of North Dakota soldiers who made the ultimate sacrifice for their country. Organizers of the Education Center at the Wall, which is slated to open Veterans Day 2014, are seeking the public’s help so a photo of every U.S. soldier killed in Vietnam can be featured in an exhibit. Continue Reading

Putting faces to the names

April 22, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

National effort seeks to find photographs of all 58,267 lost in VietnamOf the 198 North Dakotans who were killed or declared missing in the Vietnam War, David James Corcoran of Grand Forks was the youngest, just 50 days past his 18th birthday when he died in 1969.
Sgt. Ward G. Walter, 50, of Minot, killed in 1967, was the oldest.
Their names are on the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall in Washington, D.C., among the 58,267 soldiers, Marines, sailors and airmen listed as lost in Southeast Asia more than 40 years ago.
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