It was mentioned last week and with Memorial Day (Monday, May 27) not far away, I wanted to remind you about accessing the pictures of soldiers from your county who were killed in Vietnam. All photos of those soldiers are now posted on the Wall of Faces and in the form of a Memorial plaque to each one. Shown is an example of how the soldiers are remembered on the Wall of Fames. This one is of Kenneth Todd from Brodhead.
You can find a complete list of the Kentuckians killed in Vietnam at http://www.vvmf.org/Wall-of-Faces/search/results?HOME_ST_RC=KY
Go one step further and on that page, click on Advanced Search toward the upper right side. Fill out the name of the city, the county and the state and you’ll go directly to all soldiers from the Kentucky city or the county who were killed in Vietnam.
As we approach Memorial Day, go to that website, find the pictures of soldiers from your county who were killed and do a special page as a memorial to them.
Get local businesses to underwrite the page, especially business owners who are veterans or who are connected to veteran services.