Vietnam vet gets his due on the Wall

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  1. Colin1

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    I didn't know that they could still be added. Good story!

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    I've not seen the Wall
    I can't imagine why it would be different to any of our memorials in which case, does that mean that by inserting his name, everyone has to shuffle down one? Or don't they do it alphabetically?
     
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    my understanding is on this wall names are written the in chronilogical order
     
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    Yes, in chronological order.
     
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    I wouldn't mind seeing another section added, as surviving vets pass away put their names on the wall, as well. Most who returned were never properly thanked or honored in any way, and most were publicly humiliated, ridiculed and spurned...it is only fitting that their sacrifices be acknowledged.

    It is a very humbling memorial...saw it as a kid, with no understanding (at the time) of the sacrifices made by those on the wall, yet was still able to feel its emotional impact.
     
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