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MEMORIAL WALL CLOSEUP

MEMORIAL WALL CLOSEUP

Honoring Citizens of Irving Who Gave Their Lives in Service to our Country

The cost of freedom is always high, but Americans have always paid it.
And one path we shall never choose...is the path of surrender, or submission.
-President John F. Kennedy
October 22, 1962

WWI

Earl G. Conaway ~ Noah R. Story

WWII

Glen W. Austin ~ Robert M. Barren ~ Charles F. Barton ~ Frank N. Broach, Jr. ~ James B. Candy
Bobbie C. Canon ~ Marvin A. Carlisle ~ Glen L. Collett ~ W. Fred Cox ~ Ernest B. Cribbs
Harry C. Crump, Jr. ~ Walter P. Crump ~ Harold C. Donaldson ~ William W. Doss ~ Lenox B. Drake, Jr.
William C. Gresham ~ William H. Harris ~ Austin P. Jeter ~ Morgan R. Lyon ~ Joseph H. Mathis
Kenneth McLemore ~ Warren M. Mozley, Jr. ~ Durward L. Oilar ~ Garland H. Palmer
Glen W. Paradise ~ Vernon D. Paradise ~ Albert F. Sain ~ Thomas H. Schmitt ~ Gerald Scott
John W. Simmons, Jr. ~ Milton Strong ~ Alton Walker ~ Virgil D. Williams

KOREAN WAR

Robert A. Churchill ~ Louis C. Stark, Jr.

VIETNAM WAR
Michael P. Aaron ~ Paul H. Abraham ~ John S. Alling, Jr. ~ Robert L. Bone ~ Robert O. Buckner, Jr.
William M. Cain ~ C. Don Champion ~ Gary G. Currier ~ Wilhelm K. Dammer ~ Roger D. Davenport
Joe. R. Dominguez ~ Carl W. Dorries ~ Martin W. Droigk ~ Jerry L. Ervin ~ Terry A. Hale ~ Clarence L. Harlow
Ivan D. Homsley ~ Roger R. Jacks ~ Don Jenkins ~ Jerry W. Jenkins ~ Stephen L. Lane ~ Edward J. LaTour
Paul B. McKinley ~ Herman A. Miller II ~ Thomas G. Modisette ~ Walter L. Moore ~ Jorge L. Nieves
Charles A. Paradise ~ Dennis M. Phillips ~ Don M. Robertson ~ Robert T. Russell II ~ Larry D. Schumacher
Varde W. Smith III ~ Tommy D. Walker ~ Arlon D. Wall, Jr. ~ Steven A. Wessel ~ Albert D. Wester

POST-VIETNAM WARS
M. Ardell Ward, Jr. ~ Linda D. Green ~ Josiah H. Vandertulip ~ Nazario Serrano
J. Adan Garcia ~ Paul T. Sanchez




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WORLD WAR I WALL

WORLD WAR I WALL
This wall is comprised of 4 black granite graphics panels that are each 3' wide for a total of 12'

WORLD WAR II WALL

WORLD WAR II WALL
This wall has 5 black granite graphics panels for a total of 15'

KOREAN WAR WALL

KOREAN WAR WALL
This wall has 4 black granite graphics panels for a total of 12'

VIETNAM WAR WALL

VIETNAM WAR WALL
This wall has 4 black granite graphics panels for a total of 12'

POST VIETNAM WARS WALL

POST VIETNAM WARS WALL
This wall has 4 black granite graphics panels for a total of 12'

9.19.2009

Post-Vietnam Wall Photos


 
Trey Cash, an Irving native, graduated from Nimitz High School in 2004.  He later enlisted in the U.S. Army as a paratrooper.  Beginning in 2007, Sergeant Cash served in Iraq, where he provided armed escort for supply convoys.  He was subsequently deployed to Fort Bragg, North Carolina.


 
Josiah Vandertulip joined the U.S. Army upon graduating from Irving High School in 2002.  After a tour of duty in South Korea, he volunteered to serve in Iraq.  While on patrol in Baghdad in 2004, Specialist Vandertulip was struck down by a sniper's bullet.

 
Adam Garcia moved to Irving with his family in 1996.  He enlisted in the U.S. Army in 2003.  Specialist Garcia was killed by enemy fire while serving in Iraq in 2006.  He was awarded the Bronze Star and promoted posthumously.


 
James Pippin (center) joined the U.S. Marines in 1964.  A veteran of three tours in Vietnam, Sergeant Major Pippin led a Marine battalion in Operation Desert Storm in 1991.  He retired from the service in 1994 and spent 15 years as the Naval Science instructor at Nimitz High School.

 
In 2004-2005, elements of the Texas National Guard unit in Irving were dispatched to Iraq, while others assisted with relief efforts after hurricanes hit the U.S. Gulf Coast.  Pictured are members of the 4th Platoon on duty after hurricanes Katrina and Rita.


 
Nazario Serrano joined the U.S. Marine Corps after graduating from Irving High School in 2003.  Lance Corporal Serrano volunteered for a tour of duty in Iraq.  In January 2005, Serrano was killed in action while engaging an enemy mortar position.

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