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Gold Star Alumni

In the Army, when a family loses a member in war, we refer to them as a "Gold Star Family."  The following Alumni died while serving in Vietnam.  We call them "Gold Star Alumni" because they are part of our family, they gave the ultimate sacrifice, and we will always remember them.


RANDALL NAVE ARNEY

  • 1st LT, U.S. Army Reserve
  • Klickitat, WA
  • 12 July 1968
  • Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall: Panel 52W--Line 17



RICHARD DENNIS ATOR

  • Major, U.S. Army, MACV Advisors
  • Moses Lake, WA
  • 05 March 1970
  • Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall: Panel 13W--Line 84



TIMOTHY GORDON BURCHETT

  • PFC, U.S. Army, 9th Infantry Division
  • Spokane, WA
  • 29 June 1969
  • Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall: Panel 21W--Line 31





VICTOR M. HODSON

  • 1st LT, U.S. Army Reserve
  • Moses Lake, WA
  • 14 April 1969
  • Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall: Panel 27W--Line 81






OWEN TED McCANDLIS

  • 1st LT, U.S. Army Reserve, 5th Infantry Division (Mechanized)
  • Snohomish, WA
  • 05 February 1970
  • Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall: Panel 14W--Line 105






RANDY VAN TURNER

  • 1st LT, US Army
  • Spokane, WA
  • 25 September 1969
  • Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall: Panel 17W--Line 8






RICHARD HAROLD WALKER

  • 1st LT, U.S. Army Reserve
  • Spokane, WA
  • 15 January 1968
  • Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall: Panel 34E--Line 56






WILLIAM PENN WALL III

  • 2nd LT, U.S. Army Reserve, 101st Airborne Division
  • Tekoa, WA
  • 01 April 1970
  • Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall: Panel 12W--Line 77






RONALD GALE WOLFE

  • LT, U.S. Navy Reserve
  • Spokane, WA
  • 20 October 1966
  • Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall: Panel 11E--Line 93

Rubbing from the Vietnam Memorial can be requested through:  https://donate.vvmf.org/page/signup/request-a-name-rubbing

A volunteer for the National Park Service, Mr. Allen McCabe, personally rubbed each of the names of the Alumni from EWU (then EWSC) who died while serving in Vietnam from the memorial in Washington DC.  Below is the scan of Mr. McCabe's letter:




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