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Photographs sought for Vietnam Walls new education center

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To the Editor:

I received a letter from Judy King asking for pictures of soldiers listed on the Vietnam Wall. The Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund (“The Wall”) is in the process of building an education center near “The Wall” and needs photos of all the 58,000-plus names on the memorial.

When the education center opens, each name and photo will be featured on their birthday. The pictures will also be on the virtual wall on the website for “The Wall.” The Tennessee photos will also be copied and stored at the Tennessee State Library and Archives.

You can send a photo to Judy King at the following address: Faces With Names, P.O. Box 226, White Bluff, TN 37187 or email a copy to Be sure to have a good copy made and send the copy.

A photo is needed for each name listed below. Please be sure to list the name and information with the picture.

Wilson County names on “The Wall”:

• Hessie Allen Brooks, U.S. Army, Lebanon

• John Thomas Burton, U.S. Marines, Mt. Juliet

• James Edward Bush, U.S. Army, Lebanon

• Terry Lee Dillard, U.S. Army, Lebanon

• Jerry David Lancaster, U.S. Army, Lebanon

• Ronnie Calvin Presley, U.S. Marines, Lebanon

• Billy Edward Stevenson, U.S. Army, Lebanon

• Clyde Anderson Ward, U.S. Army, Lebanon

Linda Granstaff, Director, Wilson County Archives,Lebanon

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