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Vietnam War Memorial

 
 
Vietnam War Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, July 21, 2013
1. Vietnam War Memorial Marker
Inscription.
In honor and memory
of the 616 Arizonans
who gave their todays
for our tomorrows
during the Vietnam War.


Adair Dallas T Jr ∙ Adikai Alvin Jr ∙ Aguayo Oscar Jr ∙ Aguilar James D ∙ Aguirre Filberto Jr ∙ Albright Buck E ∙ Alday Frank T ∙ Allen Henry G ∙ Allenberg James P ∙ Allred Orin L ∙ Alvarez Esteban M ∙ Alvarez Jose R L ∙ Alyea Walter J ∙ Anderson Gary J ∙ Anderson Lee E ∙ Anderson Robert K ∙ Andrade Richard ∙ Andrews Robert L Jr ∙ Andreyka Theodore E Jr ∙ Apolinar Fortino J ∙ Applegate Paul O ∙ Aragon Joseph M ∙ Arkie Vallance G ∙ Arlentino Dudney N ∙ Armstrong Walter L ∙ Arnn John O ∙ Arnold Ray L ∙ Arrington Joseph P ∙ Asplund Marcus R ∙ Atwell William A ∙ Austin Albert D ∙ Austin Oscar P ∙ Bailey Larry E ∙ Baker Vincent B ∙ Banks Henry D ∙ Barefield Bobby J ∙ Barnes Allen R ∙ Barnes William A ∙ Barnett Benjamin F ∙ Barriga Arturo ∙ Barton James E ∙ Bateman Mark A ∙ Bates Brian W ∙ Bautista Jesus E ∙ Bay Ronald S ∙ Bayne Michael J ∙ Beach Sam F Jr ∙ Becker James F ∙ Begody Harold L ∙ Bell Oscar
Vietnam War Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, July 21, 2013
2. Vietnam War Memorial
C Jr ∙ Bennett Anthony L ∙ Bennett Wayne ∙ Bennett William R ∙ Benton Robert D ∙ Bia Michael H ∙ Bilducia Conrado F∙ Biles Michael L ∙ Billie Larry R ∙ Birch Joel R ∙ Bisjak Howard R ∙ Blackwater Dwight T ∙ Blackwell Kenneth G ∙ Blanchette Michael R ∙ Bludworth Michael V ∙ Boehm Bradley W ∙ Bohannon Edward J ∙ Bojorquez Sisto B ∙ Bond David A ∙ Bonillas Guillermo T ∙ Borg Michael R ∙ Borieo Richard D ∙ Boyce John F ∙ Boykins Randy R ∙ Braxton James H ∙ Brenner Larry R ∙ Brinkoetter james A ∙ Broadston Scotty R ∙ Brown Anthony B ∙ Brown James R ∙ Brown James S ∙ Brown Rick S ∙ Brownlee Kenneth D ∙ Bryant William J Jr ∙ Burns John P ∙ Burnside Derrill L ∙ Byassee Norman K ∙ Caamano Leonard O ∙ Calderon Richard T ∙ Caldwell Joe ∙ Campbell Steve D ∙ Canales David J ∙ Carabeo Leonard ∙ Cardenas Joe C R ∙ Carlborg Alan G ∙ Carlson Richard T ∙ Carrasco Ralph ∙ Carrillo Joe Jr ∙ Carter Jack D ∙ Casey Tom G ∙ Cates William L ∙ Chaira Francisco ∙ Chaves Allen F ∙ Chavez Robert L ∙ Chester Alvin ∙ Chiago Gregory B ∙ Childers Melvin B ∙ Christman Jerry N
Vietnam War Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, July 21, 2013
3. Vietnam War Memorial
∙ Christman Lawrence P ∙ Christopher Adolphus ∙ Cintineo Giacomo J ∙ Clark Jesse L II ∙ Clark Richard G ∙ Classen Earl T ∙ Claw Peter Y ∙ Clifford William H ∙ Cobb Theron W ∙ Cochran Larry A ∙ Coffey Steven L ∙ Coffin Jeffrey A ∙ Coker James L ∙ Cole Jon ∙ Collins Billy G ∙ Conley Green ∙ Conry John T ∙ Contreras Richard A ∙ Cook Jimmy L ∙ Cook Ronald J ∙ Coons Clifford K ∙ Corpus David J ∙ Courtright Michael E ∙ Cox John D Jr ∙ Cribb Edward B ∙ Crick Dale E ∙ Crider Russell D ∙ Cronin James R ∙ Crow James D ∙ Cruz Tony ∙ Curran James R ∙ Curran John D ∙ Czechowski John L Jr ∙ Dale Bennie ∙ Daniel Fred J ∙ Daniels Russell G ∙ Darling Dennis T ∙ Davidson Charles A ∙ Davis Donald A ∙ Davis Floyd R ∙ Davis Gary L ∙ Davis Harry K ∙ Davis James M ∙ Davis Leonard D ∙ Davis Leonard R ∙ Davis Wesley W ∙ Daw Jerry L ∙ De Masi Michael A ∙ Deal Floyd A ∙ Dees Jerry R ∙ Delaney James P ∙ Dellecker Henry F ∙ Delozier John A ∙ Denipah Daniel D ∙ Denney Alan W ∙ Dent Bruce J ∙ Deschamps Ramon ∙ Dianda Casimiro ∙ Dickerson William C ∙ Dimmer
Vietnam War Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, July 21, 2013
4. Vietnam War Memorial
Michael P ∙ Dominguez Frank L ∙ Dominguez Michael J ∙ Dorsett Roy G ∙ Downing John L ∙ Drane John W ∙ Draper Robert D ∙ Draper Wilfred ∙ Drye Jack L ∙ Dunagan Michael D ∙ Dundas Steven W ∙ Dusch George E ∙ Elias Juan A ∙ Ellis Donald R ∙ Elmore Donald R ∙ Embrey Richard L ∙ Engelman Richard G ∙ Enos Leonard A ∙ Enright Robert E ∙ Epperson Roy A ∙ Ernsberger Randall W ∙ Felkins Wilburn D ∙ Felts Dan O ∙ Fenton James W ∙ Fiesler Robert N ∙ Figueroa Anthony H Jr ∙ Flores Manuel S ∙ Flores Robert J ∙ Foote Walter B ∙ Fourmentin Gregg R ∙ Francisco Patrick P ∙ Frazer Fredrick H ∙ French Dennis ∙ Fritz Leonard E ∙ Fults Lawrence A Jr ∙ Furch Joe H ∙ Gallego Michael ∙ Galvez Tom ∙ Garcia Arthur M Jr ∙ Garcia Clive Jr ∙ Garcia Juan M ∙ Garcia Larry R ∙ Garcia Steven V ∙ Gault Clinton M Jr ∙ Gayne Jeffrey L ∙ Geraghty Merrill T ∙ Gifford William G ∙ Gilliland Dennis E ∙ Goff Stanley A ∙ Gomez Jessie Y ∙ Gonzales Gerardo H ∙ Gonzalez Jose L ∙ Gosney Durward D ∙ Goss Clarence E ∙ Gossett William O ∙ Graves Gary E ∙ Gray Dale A ∙ Gray James ∙ Green
<i>Plaques on left side of:</i> Vietnam War Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, July 21, 2013
5. Plaques on left side of: Vietnam War Memorial
Jerry L ∙ Green Kenneth L ∙ Grijalva Geronimo L ∙ Grisby Gary B ∙ Hain Robert P ∙ Hamblin Ronald B ∙ Hamilton William E ∙ Hankins Bruce L ∙ Hanna Donald R ∙ Harbottle James L ∙ Hardy Charles M ∙ Hardy Lincoln ∙ Harmon Carey D ∙ Harrington John D ∙ Harrison Chip R ∙ Haskins John M ∙ Hathaway Stephen W ∙ Hawk Randall L ∙ Hawkins Robert L ∙ Hawkins Thomas G ∙Hawthorne Gene ∙ Haynes John O ∙ Heisser Kenneth H ∙ Henling Richard R ∙ Henry Daniel L ∙ Hepner Stephen T ∙ Hernandez Alex J ∙ Hernandez Humberto R ∙ Herrera Frank G ∙ Hicks Donald ∙ Hickson Leonard M ∙ Higgins Edwin R ∙ Higgins Roy J Jr ∙ Hill John W III ∙ Hill Michael A ∙ Hiller Michael J ∙ Hills Clarence S ∙ Himes Jack L ∙ Hoagland George A III ∙ Hobbs Larry L ∙ Hogan Garry L ∙ Holck Paul A ∙Hollister John F ∙ Hollmen William H ∙ Holmes Alan W ∙ Holton Stanley G ∙Hood terance L ∙ Hopkins Leroy Jr ∙ Howell James R ∙ Huelskamp Ronald J ∙ Huff Jackie E ∙ Hughes John H ∙ Hulse Richard D ∙ Hunt Bob C Jr ∙ Hunt Leigh W ∙ Hurd Jerry A ∙ Huskon Benny L ∙ Ingram Allen W ∙ Jackson Ralford J
Vietnam War Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, July 21, 2013
6. Vietnam War Memorial Marker
∙ Jamison Jan D ∙ Jauregui David C ∙ Jensen Frank A ∙ Jimenez Jose F ∙ Johnson Darrell L ∙ Johnson David Alvin ∙ Johnson David Arthur ∙ Johnson Rog ∙ Johnston David W ∙ Jones Jerrell R ∙ Jones Michael B ∙ Jordan Lawrence W ∙ Jordan William A ∙ Kalina Edward C ∙ Kee Wilson B ∙ Kelley Victor B ∙ Kersey J D W ∙ King Bradford S ∙ Kinsey James W ∙ Kirksey James W ∙ Kiser William B ∙ Knepper Warren O Jr ∙ Knight Billy M ∙ Koester Joel R ∙ Konigsfeld Philip L ∙ Konopa Carl R ∙ Kosik Joseph III ∙ Krisell James L ∙ Kroehler Kenneth R ∙ Kuvik Gene L ∙ Lackey Vernon H ∙ Landensack Robert J ∙ Lambert Steve N ∙ Lamprecht Mark A ∙ Laser James D ∙ Laszlo Joseph ∙ Lauffer Billy L ∙ Laurence Joe R ∙ Lawson William R ∙ Lee Bill G ∙ Lee Dennis V ∙Lee james A ∙ Lee Ned ∙ Lee Robert ∙ Leglev Samuel ∙ Lehman Millard W ∙ Lentz Edward M ∙ Lerma Geronimo ∙ Leyva Frank M ∙ Litherland Thomas E ∙ Littleton John W ∙ Litzler James W ∙ Long Robert O ∙ Longdail Dennis L ∙ Lopez Eddie C ∙ Lopez Perfecto N ∙ Lopez Robert D ∙ Lopez Robert F ∙ Lubbehusen Ferald M ∙
Vietnam War Memorial Marker <i>on the right</i> image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, July 21, 2013
7. Vietnam War Memorial Marker on the right
Veterans of the Battle of the Bulge Marker is on the left. The Pennington Footbridge is in the background.
Lucas Michael R ∙ Lumpkins Larry R ∙ Lund Arnold A ∙ Lutrick Darrell L ∙ Lyons Joseph W ∙ Machado Francisco Jr ∙ Madrid Ernest ∙ Makin Allen T II ∙ Maloney Oscar ∙ Mansfield Patrick L ∙ Marquez Geraldo ∙ Marrietta Harold J ∙ Montaño B Ruben ∙ Martin Clifford B Jr ∙ Martin Edward W Jr ∙ Martin William E ∙ Mason Daniel ∙ Medeguari Rene ∙ Melius John S ∙ Mendenhall Thomas D ∙ Mendez Salvador J ∙ Mendoza Albert M ∙ Merrett James A ∙ Mesquita Fernando O ∙ Messer Darryl ∙ Meyer Arthur W ∙ Miller Marshall G ∙ Molina Simon R ∙ Moncavage David J ∙ Moncayo Jose R ∙ Monroe Charles C ∙ Montano Francisco A ∙ Montgomery William J ∙ Montijo Michael ∙ Montoya Manuel T ∙ Moore Elgan L ∙ Morales Antonio R ∙ Moreno Alfred Jr ∙ Moreno Jose L ∙ Moreno Miguel O ∙ Morton Douglas G ∙ Morton Matthew E Jr ∙ Muir James ∙ Munoz Rojelio O II ∙ Murrietta Frank A ∙ McChesney John T III ∙ McCullough Ronald J ∙ McGinnis Christopher M ∙ McIntosh Randall L ∙ Nead Elwood F Jr ∙ Newton Melvin D ∙ Newville Van H ∙ Niejo Jesus D Jr ∙ Norvell Raymond F ∙ Norvelle Clyde L Jr ∙ Norzagaray Salvador
<i>Plaques on right side of:</i> Vietnam War Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, July 21, 2013
8. Plaques on right side of: Vietnam War Memorial
L ∙ O’Brien Arthur A ∙ O’Brien Willard D ∙ O’Connor Mortimer L ∙ Ochoa Jesus ∙ Ochoa Ralph R ∙ Ogden Russell K ∙ Ogilvie Gordon W ∙ Olea Francisco H ∙ Olson Erick O ∙ Orozco Tony S Jr ∙ Ortiz Antonio O ∙ Oviedo Michael L ∙ Owen John W ∙ Oxley James E ∙ Pahissa William A ∙ Parker Michael L ∙ Parks Calvin A ∙ Parton John E ∙ Pashano Jack P ∙ Patten Jimmie ∙ Patterson Daniel C ∙ Patterson William W ∙ Paulsen Michael ∙ Pearson Bruce F ∙ Pena John L ∙ Pennington Fred M ∙ Perkins David D ∙ Perry Elmer R ∙ Pete Franklin D Jr ∙ Pickett Darrel M ∙ Polanco Jose Y Jr ∙ Polesetsky Bruce ∙ Porovich Steve ∙ Powell Larry D ∙ Puls Robert L ∙ Quesney Jose M ∙ Quintero Fernando M ∙ Ramirez Richard Jr ∙ Ramirez Roberto M ∙ Randall John M ∙ Raper Alvin L ∙ Rasmussen John W ∙ Razo Frank A ∙ Reed Guy R ∙ Reinhold Michael J ∙ Rendon Guadalupe ∙ Reyes Gilbert ∙ Reynolds James S Jr ∙ Rhine Richard A ∙ Rhoades Frederick P ∙ Rice Dennis K ∙ Rich John A ∙ Ridenour Edwin M ∙ Riter James L ∙ Rizo Albert M ∙ Roberts James A F Jr ∙ Roberts John J ∙ Robinette Charles E ∙ Robinson Charles D ∙ Robinson Jerry L ∙ Rodriguez Joe S ∙ Rodriguez Paul M Jr ∙ Romero Michael A ∙ Romero Robert A ∙ Romero Robert L ∙ Romo John R ∙ Rosenstock Mark L ∙ Roush Samuel E ∙ Rowland Richland L Jr ∙ Roybal Thomas M Jr ∙ Ruiz Peter G ∙ Salcido George A ∙ Salinas Antonio M ∙ Sanchez Paul F ∙ Sanchez Rudolpho ∙ Sandoval Randall J ∙ Santa Cruz J A ∙ Santor Robert P ∙ Scarborough James A ∙ Schaffer David T ∙ Schibi James L ∙ Schoenewald David C ∙ Schrader Ronald B ∙ Schwarz Donald E ∙ Scorsone George A ∙ Scott Greg B ∙ Sedillo Juan N ∙ Segar Juan N ∙ Segar Calvin R ∙ Serna Herman ∙ Sershon Laurence G ∙ Sexton Jeffrey R ∙ Sharpe William A Jr ∙ Shaver Clinton W Jr ∙ Shevlin Hugh Jr ∙ Shrum William L ∙ Silvas Jorge A ∙ Simmons Billy J ∙ Simmons James C D ∙ Sinn Bradley L ∙ Siqueiros Manuel M ∙ Skaggs Harold A ∙ Slim Jimmie F ∙ Slocum William S ∙ Smith Andrew W ∙ Smith Terrence G ∙ Smolik Vernon K Jr ∙ Solano Mike A ∙ Solis David T ∙ Soto Bravie ∙ Southard Charles A III ∙ Sowers Charles H II ∙ Staddon Peter B ∙ Staley Robert E ∙ Stands Daniel G Jr ∙ Stanley Richard A ∙ Stevens John W Jr ∙ Stewart Gregory W ∙ Stockett Richard L ∙ Stowe Jeffrey C ∙ Strahl Richard W ∙ Stubbs Billy R ∙ Sudduth Robert T ∙ Suter Jerry T ∙ Sutton Frank ∙ Tarkington Curtis R ∙ Tedrick Warren G Jr ∙ Ten Huskie Y B ∙ Terrell Alva R ∙ Tersteege Paul F ∙ Thompson Richard L Jr ∙ Thrasher John D ∙ Thursby Richard A ∙ Tillou John F Jr ∙ Todd George A ∙ Thompkins Phillip W ∙ Torres Manuel R ∙ Toschik Mark J ∙ Toth William C ∙ Trujillo Jacob R ∙ Tsosie Albert ∙ Tsosie Lee D ∙ Tuohy Jackie A ∙ Turner John M ∙ Urias David S ∙ Valdez Modesto ∙ Valencia Rosalio ∙ Valenzuela Pedro ∙ Valenzuela Rodolfo ∙ Valle Manuel B ∙ Valo Henry L Jr ∙ Van Fredenberg A J ∙ Van Loon F C Jr ∙ Vance Kerry L ∙ Varner Harry K ∙ Vasquez Jose M ∙ Vasquez Martin M ∙ Verno John A ∙ Villalobos Henry E ∙ Wahl Johnnie M ∙ Walker Bradley A ∙ Wallace Dixie D ∙ Walters Craig C ∙ Webster David O ∙ Weeks Curtis M Jr ∙ Weitzel George M ∙ West Larry L ∙ White Donald M Jr ∙ White Fred D ∙ White Samuel M Jr ∙ Whitehead William J ∙ Whitmer Alfred V ∙ Wilbanks Leslie J ∙ Wilkes Eulis N Jr ∙ Willett Franklin D ∙ Williams Robert Jr ∙ Wilson John T ∙ Wilson John W ∙ Wilson Robert L ∙ Wilson William N ∙ Wise Joseph R ∙ Wood Delbert R ∙ Woodland Douglas M ∙ Woolridge Thomas A ∙ Wright Jeffery L ∙ Yazzie Leonard L ∙ Ybarra Manuel G ∙ Ycoco George R ∙ Yescas Antonio G ∙ Yoakum David L ∙ Zeleski Philip E ∙ Zigalla Leonard J ∙ Zody Richard L

Prisoners of War – Missing in Action
Babcock Ronald L ∙ Bates Paul J Jr ∙ Bois Claire Ronald A ∙ Brown Donald A ∙ Cannon Francis E ∙ Cassell Robin B ∙ Cornelius Johnnie C ∙ Cornwell Leroy J III ∙ Crook Elliott ∙ Dale Charles A ∙ Dunlap William C ∙ Ecklund Arthur G ∙ Fenter Charles F ∙ Godfrey Johnny H ∙ Hopper Earl P Jr ∙ Jeffords Derrell B ∙ Lukenbach Max D ∙ Miller Michael A ∙ Pike Dennis S ∙ Powers Lowell S ∙ Ramirez Armando ∙ Reid Jon E ∙ Saavedra Robert ∙ Thomas James C ∙ Walling Charles M ∙ Wheeler James A

World War I
Inscribed in honor of Arizona’s veterans who died and served in defense of our country’s freedom during World War I.

World War II
Dedicated to Arizona’s World War II veterans who served their country in an unselfish quest for freedom in every corner of the world.

Korean War
Etched in honor of all Arizona’s Korean War veterans who held the line against America’s enemies of freedom.

Dedicated May 30th, 1987 District 5 VFW and it’s Ladies Auxiliary
Wall constructed by J. Marquez, E. Swiney, F. Saenz, R. Caszatt, J. Mendoza, T. McDonald
Special contributions Don Mackey and Ed Moore

Vietnam War
Dedicated to all those Arizonans who served in Vietnam with dignity. Honor and Pride. “Lest We Forget”
Vietnam War ∙ Michael C. Halstead ∙ Dedicated June 14, 2003 by VFW Post 10015

Expeditionary Forces
In honor of those veterans who maintain a constant vigil on the defense of America’s freedom in every corner of the world.
Dedicated May 30th, 1987 District 5 VFW and it’s Ladies Auxiliary
Wall constructed by J. Marquez, E. Swiney, F. Saenz, R. Caszatt, J. Mendoza, T. McDonald
Special contributions Don Mackey and Ed Moore

Women Veterans
This is a special tribute to all the women who have courageously demonstrated the spirit of freedom and stood steadfast to preserve the ideals of equality in the defense of our country.

Expeditionary Wars
Iraq: Michael J. Williams ∙ Lori Ann Piestewa ∙ Fernando Padilla-Rameriz
Afghanistan: Raymond Losano
Dedicated June 14, 2003 by VFW Post 10015
 
Erected 1984 by The Veterans of the Department of Arizona Veterans of Foreign Wars it's Ladies Auxiliaries and Citizens of Arizona.
 
Location. 32° 13.356′ N, 110° 58.421′ W. Marker is in Tucson, Arizona, in Pima County. Marker can be reached from West Alameda Street. Touch for map. Marker is in El Presisio Plaza between the Pima County Courthouse and the Tucson City Hall. Marker is at or near this postal address: 165 West Alameda Street, Tucson AZ 85701, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Veterans of the Battle of the Bulge (a few steps from this marker); Pennington Footbridge (a few steps from this marker); Plaza de las Armas (a few steps from this marker); Allande Footbridge (within shouting distance of this marker); Exchange at the Presidio (within shouting distance of this marker); Commemorating the Raising of the First American Flag within the Walled City of Tucson (within shouting distance of this marker); S. E. Corner Adobe Wall of Spanish Presidio of Tucson (within shouting distance of this marker); Pima County Courthouse (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Tucson.
 
Categories. War, Vietnam
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 23, 2013, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 554 times since then and 57 times this year. Last updated on May 14, 2015, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8. submitted on July 23, 2013, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.
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