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The Wall That Heals Archives - La Pine Chamber of Commerce

William Harmon Koho, Deschutes County

LCPL William Harmon Koho was born May 14, 1947.  He died March 14, 1967 at the age of 19 in Thua Thien Provence.  He is remembered on panel 16E, line 79.  You can read remembrances of him at https://www.vvmf.org/Wall-of-Faces/28580/WILLIAM-H-KOHO/

By | March 20th, 2020|Deschutes, The Wall That Heals|0 Comments

William Richard Klawitter, Deschutes County

LCPL William Richard Klawitter died in Thua Thien Provence on March 1, 1968 at the age of 19--just 12 days before his 20th birthday.  He can be found on panel 42E, line 18.  For remembrances of LCPL Klawitter, please see https://www.vvmf.org/Wall-of-Faces/28255/WILLIAM-R-KLAWITTER/

By | March 19th, 2020|Deschutes, The Wall That Heals|0 Comments

From Michele: I am relying on information I am able to find on several sites on the internet. Often there is conflicting information, or very little to be found. To continue with the four sets of brothers from Oregon on The Wall That Heals, today I will be telling you about David Lynn Evans and [...]

By | March 18th, 2020|Klamath, The Wall That Heals|0 Comments

David Leroy Judy, Deschutes County

SGT David Leroy Judy was born December 18, 1949, and was 20 years old when he died in Tay Ninh Province on February 2, 1970.  You can find him on Panel 14W, Line 94.  You can find remembrances of him at https://www.vvmf.org/Wall-of-Faces/27002/DAVID-L-JUDY/.

By | March 17th, 2020|Deschutes, The Wall That Heals|0 Comments

Richard Jerry Hornback

SSGT Richard Jerry Hornback was killed in Kontum Province on May 17, 1969. Born January 14, 1947, he would now be 73.  He was 22 when he died.  You may find the SSGT on Panel 24W, Line 31.

By | March 16th, 2020|Deschutes, The Wall That Heals|0 Comments

Edward Maynard Hanson, Deschutes County

Born August 8, 1948, Edward Hanson was a PFC.  He was killed on September 13, 1969 in Quang Ngaio province.  He was 21 years old.  You can find his name on Panel 18W, line 79.  You can read remembrances at https://www.vvmf.org/Wall-of-Faces/21235/EDWARD-M-HANSON/.

By | March 13th, 2020|Deschutes, The Wall That Heals|0 Comments

Women of The Wall

From Michele Hoffman: There are 8 nurses on The Wall That Heals: Captain Eleanor Grace Alexander, US Army, died in a plane crash returning to Qui Nhon 11-30-1967. She is remembered on panel 31E, Line 8. Lt Col. Annie Ruth Graham, US Army, suffered a stroke 8-14-1968. She is remembered on panel 48W, Line 12. [...]

By | March 10th, 2020|The Wall That Heals|0 Comments

Gary Wayne Martini, Medal of Honor Recipient

From Michele Hoffman: Gary Wayne Martini born Sept 21, 1948 in Lexington VA. He attended David Douglas High School in Portland OR until Feb. 1966. His citation reads: "For conspicuous gallantry and intrepidity at the risk of his life above and beyond the call of duty while serving as a Rifleman, Company F, Second Battalion, [...]

Marvin H. Brown, Deschutes County

Marvin H. Brown was born August 26, 1930.  He was serving in the Army as a Staff Sergeant.  He was killed in Tay Ninh on February 23, 1969.  He was 38.  Today, he would be 89.  Read the remembrances left for him https://www.vvmf.org/Wall-of-Faces/6173/MARVIN-H-BROWN/ here.

By | March 2nd, 2020|Deschutes, The Wall That Heals|0 Comments


The Air Force Public Affairs Office for Aerial Events has authorized a military flyover because La Pine has been approved to have "The Wall That Heals" on October 8-11.  We are now in the paperwork process of getting FAA and Departments of Defense approvals.  FAA approval may take up to 45 day.  It will depend [...]

By | February 26th, 2020|Deschutes, The Wall That Heals|0 Comments