The Wall That Heals

Larry Gilbert Dahl, Medal of Honor recipient

February 24th, 2020|0 Comments

There are four Medal of Honor recipients from Oregon on The Wall. All were awarded posthumously. Michele Hoffman of La Pine Band of Brothers tells us about the first today. Larry Gilbert Dahl born June 10, [...]

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October 8-11, 2020

The dates The Wall That Heals will be in La Pine.

18~Number of Deschutes County service members on The Wall.

John Patrick Brown

Marvin H. Brown

Douglas Davis Coffman

Don Edward Darnall

Bennie Lee Dexter

Edward Maynard Hanson

Richard Jerry Hornback

David Leroy Judy

William Richard Klawitter

William Harmon Koho

Robert Edward Leamen

Johnie Boyd Machau

Timothy James Meeker

Gary Gale Prentice

Rex Earl Rader

Daniel Eugene Spencer, Jr.

Daniel Scott Steele

Frederic Peers Webb

3~Number of Crook County service members on The Wall.

James William Cox

Henry Lee Cramer

Joe Irvin Wood

2~Number of Jefferson County service members on The Wall.

Lloyd Hans Rohde

Daniel John Tababoo, Jr.

16~Number of Klamath County service members on The Wall.

Thomas W. Chatburn III

Charles Thomas Coats

Francis Leo Collins

Charles Thomas Deaton

David Lynn Evans

Norman Francis Evans

Jimmy Erik Floren

Rodney Cecil Harsch

Michael James McKibban

James Dalton Parker

Steven Lloyd Peters

Jerry Oscar Stenberg

Robert Wayne Taylor

Jimmie Malcolm Thompson

John Enfield Tworek

Thomas Henry Williams

4~Number of Oregonians receiving the Medal of Honor on The Wall

Larry Gilbert Dahl

John Noble Holcomb

Gary Wayne Martini

Maximo Yabes

710~Number of Oregon service members on The Wall.

58,318~Number of service members on The Wall

3~Number of Lake County service members on The Wall.

James Blain Carlson

Layne Farell Clifton

Paul Arthur Sheer

2~Number of Harney County service members on The Wall.

Edward Charles Johnston

Ralph Gene Williams

12~Number of Oregonian service members still missing in action.

400,000+~Items left at The Wall.

1,500+~Service members still missing in action.

160~Number of Medal of Honor recipients on The Wall

246~Most casualties in one day–January 31, 1968

8~Number of women on The Wall–all nurses

3~Sets of fathers and sons on The Wall.

40~Sets of brothers on The Wall

600~Cities The Wall That Heals has visited.

22 years, 9 months~The average age of service members on The Wall.

375 feet~Length of The Wall That Heals

15~Age of PFC Dan Bullock,

the youngest service member on The Wall.

Panel 23W, Line 96

100+~Volunteers needed for October 7-11, 2020

1~Woman died from wounds. Sharon Ann Lane

June 8, 1969, Panel 23W, Line 112

16,592~Casualty count for 1968–deadliest year of the war.

62~Age of the oldest service member on The Wall

16~Number of Chaplains on The Wall.  Chaplains are non-combatants. 

64~Highest number of graduates from one high school on The Wall.  

Thomas Edison High School, Philadelphia, PA.