Add a New Wall to Vietnam Veterans Memorial

I am blessed to have been raised by my late father, Chief Master Sergeant Robert Meinhold. Chief Meinhold had eight stripes down his sleeves and was a no-nonsense decorated World War II combat veteran.  He was listed during March of 1945 as "Missing in Action" when his B-24 bomber was shot down over Hungary.  He miraculously survived that war and served for 28 years. The words "I can't do it," were not part of his vocabulary. Like so many these days, I have been laid off from work.  But this time has allowed me to spend many hours of research on a little-known injustice of names of heroes left off of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial (The Wall) in Washington, D.C. How would you feel if your son, brother, father or husband had been deployed to the Vietnam War and then tragically died, but his name is not honored on the Wall? The Pentagon says your loved one's name is left off of the Wall because he had died outside of an arbitrarily...(Read Full Article)
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