Washtenaw Co. Vietnam War Memorial



Washtenaw Vietnam War Memorial
  Ypsilanti Township Hall
Ypsilanti, Michigan

- Inscription -

Washtenaw Vietnam War Memorial Outline
  There are five sections to the upright portion of the monument as outlined to the left. In front of this is a large bench inscribed with the names of the three men who were missing in action as of November, 1991. On the ground in between is stone inscribed with a map of North and South Vietnam, Laos, and Cambodia, showing the crest of each branch of U.S. service: Air Force, Army, Coast Guard, Marine Corps, and Navy.

(See also The Vietnam Veterans Memorial - Michigan)


SECTION 1   1959


SECTION 2   MANCHESTER
ALAN H. PARKS ARMY 5/27/70
PETER L. VALENCICH ARMY 5/22/67
JAMES R. BIHLMEYER ARMY 4/15/67
DEAN F. SPAULDING, JR. ARMY 12/15/68
RICKIE D. SPARKS ARMY 11/18/67

MILAN
LARRY G. GRAY ARMY 1/17/67
JIMMIE S. WARREN ARMY 2/23/69
JAMES M. BRYAN NAVY 5/14/67
LAVERN M. LAMEY ARMY 3/5/69
WILLIAM D. GOUGER, JR. ARMY 2/11/69
LARRY J. EGLINSDOERFER USMC 6/7/69
ROBERT C. PIERCY USMC 2/7/68

ANN ARBOR
JOHN D. EDDY ARMY 1/11/72
CHARLES F. BOSS USAF 7/15/67
DANIEL J. ILLI ARMY 11/1/66
JAMES E. KIRBY ARMY 2/11/69
DONALD S. MOSES ARMY 10/25/67
DONALD B. RODDY ARMY 11/15/65
H. NEIL STEHLE ARMY 6/11/68
EUGENE R. SUAREZ ARMY 10/1/68
CLIVE V. MOSIER ARMY 4/24/67
PAUL Q. ETTER USMC 12/8/68
DOUGLAS P. ATKINS ARMY 7/27/70
CHARLES P. BROWN ARMY 5/21/68
WALTER E. MCINTIRE, JR. ARMY 1/2/66
DAVID D. MCKENZIE USMC 7/12/65
STANLEY J. THOMPSON ARMY 2/4/66
CHARLES I. MILLER ARMY 5/13/68
WILLIAM H. JOHNSON USMC 4/17/66
DONALD G. BOUSLEY ARMY 12/22/68
MICHAEL W. HUNTER ARMY 1/28/70
ROBERT J. CRABBE ARMY 4/18/67
GEORGE V. AIREY, JR. ARMY 5/9/68
GREGORY R. SHAMBAUGH ARMY 3/6/68
GEORGE F. VLISIDES USAF 1/27/65
RICHARD M. O'NEAL USMC 7/26/68
GARY R. SHEPPERDSON NAVY 9/30/68
CLARK N. WOODWORTH, JR. ARMY 2/28/66
DAVID R. WAGENER USAF 10/20/66


SECTION 3   VIETNAM
VETERANS
MEMORIAL

TO HONOR AND REMEMBER ALL
VIETNAM WAR VETERANS FROM
WASHTENAW COUNTY.

THEY ANSWERED OUR COUNTRY'S
CALL AND SERVED HONORABLY AT A
TIME AND IN A PLACE THAT DIVIDED
OUR NATION. THEY DID WHAT THEY
THOUGHT WAS RIGHT. MAY THEY
NEVER BE FORGOTTEN.

REMEMBER THOSE WHO RETURNED
AND LOST THE STRUGGLE HERE AT
HOME, THOSE WHO STILL WAGE A
BATTLE LONG FORGOTTEN BY ALL
OTHERS, AND ESPECIALLY THESE MEN
WHO MADE THE SUPREME SACRIFICE
OR ARE STILL MISSING-IN-ACTION.

REMEMBER THEM ALL.

"WELCOME HOME"

Dedicated November 10, 1991

WASHTENAW COUNTY


SECTION 4   YPSILANTI
HERMON E. FULLER, JR. USMC 9/25/66
EDDIE WALLACE ARMY 1/13/69
EARL T. HOAG ARMY 3/8/69
FRANK R. MAKI ARMY 6/22/71
PHILLIP G. SPENCER ARMY 7/10/68
PAUL D. ELWART ARMY 5/12/69
DANNIE L. JOHNSON ARMY 12/30/67
CHARLES W. BIRD ARMY 10/14/67
LARRY ADAMS ARMY 2/23/68
WILLIAM L. BROWN NAVY 7/9/65
JAMES W. DAVIS USMC 8/13/69
C. ROBERT ARVIN ARMY 10/8/67
KEITH A. STODDARD ARMY 2/1/71
JACK M. HOPKINS USMC 3/2/66
JAMES H. COVEY USMC 6/21/69
ROBERT A. ALBERTSON ARMY 11/4/67
BILLY FERRELL ARMY 5/29/70
ROGER D. BULIFANT USMC 2/28/66
KENNETH L. FULTON ARMY 2/15/68
DAVID S. PALMER NAVY 7/5/67
MICHAEL D. CRIBELAR ARMY 1/11/68
ROBERT C. SKINNER USMC 11/16/69
GRADY M. JORDAN ARMY 12/24/67
PHILLIP M. CRANE II ARMY 6/26/68
KENDAL L. BENNEY, JR. USMC 8/20/67
ROBERT L. FREEMAN ARMY 5/18/69
THOMAS L. CLELAND ARMY 7/11/67
RODGER E. TERWILLIGER ARMY 10/15/66

CHELSEA
SCOTT P. SMITH NAVY 9/17/69
RONALD L. KOCH ARMY 2/6/68
ROBERT E. KUSHMAUL, JR. NAVY 11/16/69

DEXTER
ROY L. BRANHAM ARMY 5/11/67
JAMES W. HARTER ARMY 5/12/69

SALINE
FRANK L. KECK ARMY 3/29/69
RUSSELL A. MICHALKE ARMY 5/24/68


SECTION 5   1975


BENCH
(in front of monument)
  MIA
DAVID R. WAGENER
USAF 10/20/66
REMAINS RETURNED 12/5/97

MIA
ROBERT C. MARVIN
NAVY 2/14/67

MIA
MICHAEL J. WALLACE
ARMY 4/19/68



PEDESTAL
(to left of monument)
  THIS MEMORIAL WAS CONCEIVED, DESIGNED AND
SPONSORED BY THE MEN AND WOMEN OF
VIETNAM VETERANS OF AMERICA, WASHTENAW
COUNTY CHAPTER #310.

FUNDS FOR THE MEMORIAL WERE RAISED
ENTIRELY THROUGH PRIVATE CONTRIBUTIONS
FROM CONCERNED PATRIOTIC CITIZENS OF
WASHTENAW COUNTY AND THE SURROUNDING
AREA.