FACES FROM THE WALL

Vietnam War

WASHINGTON STATE
WEBSITE

Faces from the Wall is dedicated:
to my husband: Martin McArthur Bednar, 1961-1965 Navy
to my friend: Ray Paul, regular Army, who barely survived
and to my kindergarden friend: Bobby Armitage,
whose name is recorded on the wall


This project started November 2002 with one concept... to "place faces to the names of the 1050 Washington State men whose names are on the Vietnam Memorial Wall.

I Started with the National Archive list for Washington State and an Aberdeen high school yearbook. . . The project has grown . . . and now includes the Men from Idaho, Montana, Oregon, and Washington. Recently we began honoring the guys from the Korean War and the Iraq and Afghanistan conflicts and the many Civilians that died.

FACES FROM THE WALL

Idaho's Faces From the Wall
began March 2004
has over 217 service men,
Steve Jacobson, Navy 1964-1970, Webmaster
Darilee Bednar, Webmaster/Researcher

Montana's Faces From the Wall
began March 2005
has over 271 service men,
Steve Jacobson, Navy 1964-1970, Webmaster
Darilee Bednar, Webmaster/Researcher

Oregon's Faces From the Wall
Steve Jacobson, Navy 1964-1970, Webmaster
Darilee Bednar, Webmaster/Researcher
began November 2003
has 735 service men,
including men buried at the
Willamette National Cemetery, Portland Oregon.

Washington's Faces From the Wall
Darilee Bednar, Webmaster
began November 2002
has over 1157 servicemen

SPECIAL PROJECTS

American Civilians Who Died In Vietnam & Laos


Steve Jacobson, Navy 1964-1970, Webmaster
Darilee Bednar, Webmaster/Researcher
began May 2005
We have just begun the task of finding, recording, and researching the civilians, men and women who died in Vietnam. The numbers are in the hundreds and include many women who were in Vietnam as Missionaries, Aid Relief Volunteers, and other civilian professions. I, especially, am interested in the Merchant Marines who died serving their country. My father William Franklin Cordray, WWII and Korea, USN retired, who spent time in-country as a Merchant Marine.

OPERATION IRAQI FREEDOM

Washington-Iraq

OPERATION ENDURING FREEDOM

Washington-Afghanistan

  


Steven D. Jacobson,
US Navy 1964-1970
Vietnam Veteran
Webmaster
Began June 2005

RUN FOR THE WALL & ROLLING THUNDER

Even before I created Faces From the Wall... I wanted to go to Washington DC and see the real thing. When my daughters got the opportunity to go to Washington DC with their high schools I was rewarded by rubbings from the Wall as their thank yous.

When I learned of Run For the Wall... I wanted to participate so badly but the old guy couldn't get even two weeks together to get half way there and I wouldn't go by myself. We are a team... the old guy and the old gal.

So this year 2009... we are goin'.... The local Goodyear Retail Store can take a flying leap you know where... Our retirement fund is down 70%, his wages are down 30% and they are hiring younger men at higher wages... so P~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Goodyear.

Run For the Wall... 1000 motorcyclists travel from Rancho Cucamonga CA to Washington DC in 10 days...

Rolling Thunder... 500,000 motorcyclists meet to share.

MOVING WALLS

The Moving Wall Home Page
American Veteran's Traveling Tribute Home Page
The Wall that Heals Home Page
Vietnam Wall Home Page

NEW - 2009

From my bookstore shelves ...
Over 200 Books on Vietnam
with scanned pages of any indexes present. This is a research resource.


Index to Books A B C D E F G H  I   J  K L M N O P R S T U V W XYZ

The search engine for Faces from the Wall.

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THANK YOU

I have attempted to give total credit to the volunteers,
some of whom have gone way beyond my expectations.
The list is growing rapidly and my graditude is endless.

Special thanks to:

my very good friend,
Elaine Swan and her hubby, Lyle, (Navy);
John Christiansen,
Bruce Swander,
Ken Davis,
co-webmaster, Steve Jacobson,
Thank you all for making the work a lot easier.

So how can you help?
If you know of anyone who died in Vietnam,
Washington State or the Pacific Northwest
and have a picture, obituary, or remembrance to share,
If you can help look up obituaries or have yearbooks from that era

PLEASE PLEASE PLEASE
contact me .... BOOKSTORELADY

or write to .......

3rd St Book Exchange
1615 3rd St
Marysville WA 98270

360-659-8734

PEACE


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