The Vietnam Veteran's Memorial Wall inspired over 60 songs, showing how the war has been represented in subsequent decades, performed by professional musicians and Vietnam veterans. The songs present patriotic tributes to the names on the Wall, the perspective of families and friends, as well as recriminations and anti-war sentiment.
Those two men have the distinction of being the first two names on The Wall, officially the Vietnam Veterans Memorial. At the 1982 dedication of that monument, their names were joined by 57,937 ...
You want to know the criteria a veteran must meet to get his name inscribed on the Vietnam Veterans ' Memorial Wall.. The U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) sets the following criteria veterans must meet to have their names inscribed on the Vietnam Veterans ' Memorial Wall, commonly called “The Wall” (see attached Office of the Secretary of Defense memorandum).
Within these pages you will find a complete photographic recreation of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial. You can explore high-quality images of the Wall or search a database for names and personal information. To start, just type a name into the "Find a name" feature at the bottom right of this page.
The CACF is the basis for the Vietnam Veterans Memorial (The Wall): Average age of 58,148 killed in Vietnam was 23.11 years. (Although 58,169 names are in the Nov. 93 database, only 58,148 have both event date and birth date. Event date is used instead of declared dead date for some of those who were listed as missing in action)
The Vietnam Traveling Memorial Wall Appearance Schedule. November 5th - November 10th (2020) Location: Honda of Lake City, Lake City FL Read More
The names are listed chronologically by date of death -the 1st to last- and as 1 walks The Wall slowly, examining the ineffably Amer names, 1 is struck by the same recurring surnames. How many Smiths can there possibly be who died in V'nam?
Vietnam War POW/MIA List. Accounted-For: This report includes the U.S. personnel who have been accounted for (including POW returnees and POW escapees) and all personnel whose remains have been recovered and identified since the end of the war.
The difference in the dates reported is reflected in the names of the respective fields for the two files, which for the Vietnam Conflict Extract Data File of the DCAS is named “INCIDENT OR DEATH DATE”, whereas for the Combat Area Casualties Current File the field is named “DATE OF DEATH or DATE DECLARED DEAD”.
Vietnam War Casualties (1955-1975) America paid a terrible price for its involvement in the Vietnam War - nearly 60,000 killed-in-action, over 150,000 wounded, and some 1,600 missing. Numbers certainly do not tell the whole story - or all of them - but they certainly paint a picture of lives lost and families devastated.