Texas Association of Vietnam Veterans
North Texas Chapter

Texas Association of Vietnam Veterans North Texas Chapter


Our Fallen.....

"Taps........"
Wichita County
Surrounding Counties
The Rest of Texas
North of the Red
The Rest of Oklahoma
In Operation Desert Storm
In Operation Enduring Freedom
In Operation Iraqi Freedom
In Operation New Dawn
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Below are the names of our fallen, who gave all they had to give, and paid the ultimate price for freedom. It is to them that we dedicate these pages.

The information given includes, name, rank, branch of service, home of record, date of birth, and date killed in action.

North of the Red

Commanche County

MANUEL DE LEON DOMINE
SGT, ARMY
FT SILL, OK
6/7/1946 - 10/25/1970
ROBERT CARLOS PAHCHEKA
PFC, MARINE CORPS
INDIAHOMA, OK
9/23/1946 - 10/22/1968
THOMAS EUGENE CAMPBELL
CAPT, ARMY
LAWTON, OK
11/1/1944 - 10/28/1969
CHARLES WESLEY DANIELS JR
LCPL, MARINE CORPS
LAWTON, OK
1/16/1947 - 9/27/1967
WILFRED ALCIDE DOIRON
PSGT, ARMY
LAWTON, OK
1/8/1923 - 6/22/1966
JESSE WILLARD DOWLING
PFC, ARMY
LAWTON, OK
2/11/1950 - 6/3/1968
GARY WILLIAM EMMETT
SFC, ARMY
LAWTON, OK
5/1/1936 - 3/5/1966
CLIVE LEROY EVANS
CPL, MARINE CORPS
LAWTON, OK
4/16/1944 - 9/4/1967
CHARLES ELTON FERRELL
CAPT, ARMY
LAWTON, OK
4/14/1940 - 12/6/1969
JOE DEAN HELVEY
MSGT, ARMY
LAWTON, OK
2/6/1936 - 5/18/1968
DOUGLAS WAYNE HILL
PFC, ARMY
LAWTON, OK
2/9/1947 - 7/21/1967
RAYMOND LEON HODGES JR
SGT, ARMY
LAWTON, OK
8/9/1950 - 8/28/1970
WILLIAM CLIFTON JESSE
CWO, ARMY
LAWTON, OK
9/25/1949 - 5/2/1972
D J KELSEY
SFC, ARMY
LAWTON, OK
8/7/1930 - 4/3/1969
ARNOLD DEAN KNIFFIN
MAJ, ARMY
LAWTON, OK
6/22/1930 - 6/1/1964
THOMAS JACK LANSDEN
PFC, ARMY
LAWTON, OK
6/4/1946 - 5/8/1968
LAWRENCE RAY LASITER
SSGT, ARMY
LAWTON, OK
8/18/1929 - 6/19/1967
MAX LISENBY
CPL, MARINE CORPS
LAWTON, OK
3/13/1948 - 5/26/1969
ABEL LUNA
A1C, AIR FORCE
LAWTON, OK
6/14/1945 - 10/26/1968
JOHN DAVID MERRIMAN
2LT, MARINE CORPS
LAWTON, OK
1/19/1942 - 8/31/1967
LONZO JOSEPH MORAN JR
PFC, ARMY
LAWTON, OK
8/12/1948 - 9/13/1968
MICHAEL EUGENE MORRIS
LCPL, MARINE CORPS
LAWTON, OK
7/2/1947 - 1/19/1968
JORGE LUIS NIEVES
SP4, ARMY
LAWTON, OK
11/3/1948 - 11/16/1968
MARVIN LEWIS NOE
SGT, ARMY
LAWTON, OK
8/18/1948 - 5/9/1969
THOMAS JAMES PATTON
COL, ARMY
LAWTON, OK
3/23/1925 - 5/10/1971
RUSSELL EUGENE PESEWONIT
PFC, MARINE CORPS
LAWTON, OK
3/28/1947 - 7/22/1966
DAVID ARTHUR PETERS
CAPT, ARMY
LAWTON, OK
9/12/1943 - 4/4/1968
ALBERT C ROBERTS
SSGT, ARMY
LAWTON, OK
1/4/1935 - 2/28/1966
BOBBY JOHN ROLLINS
PFC, ARMY
LAWTON, OK
4/10/1949 - 3/9/1969
CLARK VERNON SHAWNEE
PFC, ARMY
LAWTON, OK
1/5/1950 - 3/28/1971
LEE ALLEN STEDMAN
CPL, ARMY
LAWTON, OK
9/7/1951 - 4/19/1970
CLYDE DAVID TAYLOR
1LT, ARMY
LAWTON, OK
11/28/1939 - 1/5/1966
FRANKLIN PATRIC WILLEFORD
HN, NAVY
LAWTON, OK
3/17/1943 - 12/14/1968
BOBBY RAY WILLIAMS
1LT, ARMY
LAWTON, OK
8/23/1946 - 9/29/1970
HULSA D WOLFE
SSGT, ARMY
LAWTON, OK
9/13/1928 - 5/13/1967

Harmon County

JOLLY J DAY
SSGT, ARMY
HOLLIS, OK
2/5/1949 - 12/2/1969

Jackson County

PAUL CHALMERS JANTO
PFC, ARMY
ALTUS AFB, OK
6/8/1946 - 6/2/1969
JAMES LEE LOCKE
1LT, ARMY
ALTUS, OK
5/7/1943 - 3/26/1969
COY G STAYTON
SSGT, ARMY
ALTUS, OK
11/20/1940 - 1/4/1968
SAMUEL LEE WABLE
SP4, ARMY
ALTUS, OK
1/12/1950 - 5/12/1969
JAMES CURTIS MOORE
SMS, AIR FORCE
BURNS FLAT, OK
9/6/1931 - 12/22/1969
HENRY DUANE ODOM
PFC, MARINE CORPS
ELDORADO, OK
8/27/1946 - 3/4/1966

Jefferson County

JERRY CLAUD BENNETT
1LT, MARINE CORPS
FREDERICK, OK
12/31/1942 - 9/16/1967
BOYD LEE WADE
CPL, ARMY
RINGLING, OK
12/17/1946 - 1/9/1970
JOHN EDWARD HOOD
SP4, ARMY
RYAN, OK
9/18/1949 - 3/9/1968
BUFFARD CLIFTON HARRISON
SFC, ARMY
TERRAL, OK
12/27/1938 - 6/20/1969
MAX RUSSELL BEAVER
PFC, ARMY
WAURIKA, OK
2/10/1945 - 2/12/1968

Stephens County

RONNIE DEAN SHAW
CPL, ARMY
COMANCHE, OK
12/19/1946 - 6/6/1969
DAVID MARK STEELE
PFC, MARINE CORPS
COMANCHE, OK
4/20/1950 - 6/17/1969
CECIL DELBERT BELT JR
HM3, NAVY
DUNCAN, OK
9/12/1947 - 1/18/1968
GERALD WINSTON BYRNS JR
SSGT, ARMY
DUNCAN, OK
5/24/1945 - 4/27/1970
ROBERT EARL CRAYTHORNE
SP4, ARMY
DUNCAN, OK
2/28/1947 - 6/19/1967
DENNIS RAY FORNEY
SGT, ARMY
DUNCAN, OK
1/7/1948 - 6/20/1969
ROBERT DEAN FROST
SP4, ARMY
DUNCAN, OK
7/7/1949 - 2/22/1970
RALPH EDGAR MABRY JR
SGT, ARMY
DUNCAN, OK
8/19/1947 - 1/30/1968
ROBERT VAN PACK
CAPT, ARMY
DUNCAN, OK
3/8/1944 - 1/7/1969
PATRICK DALE ROBIRDS
PFC, MARINE CORPS
DUNCAN, OK
9/27/1948 - 6/25/1969
JAMES ROBERT RUTLEDGE
SSGT, ARMY
DUNCAN, OK
3/6/1937 - 2/20/1966
JIMMY DON WEST
SFC, ARMY
DUNCAN, OK
7/5/1940 - 7/4/1969
JIMMIE WAYNE BOGGS
SP4, ARMY
MARLOW, OK
11/11/1944 - 9/10/1968
RONALD ALLEN SEHESTED
1LT, ARMY
MARLOW, OK
2/13/1948 - 4/7/1969


The haunting and somber melody playing in the background is "Adagio For Strings" by Samuel Barber. This sad yet unforgettable melody was chosen as the theme for the 1986 Academy Award Winning film Platoon.