Faces of of the fallen

  • Mike Carricarte is the older brother of Louis Carricarte, a soldier killed at war in Vietnam in 1963. Mike sits at his Miami home with his brother's portrait and army jacket. An effort is underway to get the pictures and stories of all soldiers who died in Vietnam for a virtual wall in Washington, D.C. AL DIAZ / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • Portrait of Louis Carricarte, a Vietnam soldier killed at war in 1963. An effort is underway to get the pictures and stories of all 26,000 soldiers who died in Vietnam for a virtual wall in Washington DC Copy Photo / Miami Herald Staff

  • Ricardo J. Gomez, from Hialeah, died June 10, 1969 in Quang Ngai, Vietnam. http://www.vvmf.org/Wall-of-Faces

  • Melvin Rolle, from Miami, died Aug. 10, 1966, in Quang Tin, Vietnam. http://www.vvmf.org/Wall-of-Faces

  • This image of Robert Szponder has been donated to the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund's virtual Wall of Faces, an webpage honoring the war dead and missing. It will become part of an interactive feature in the new Education Center at The Wall due to open in 2014. Darlene Bernard, 62 and now living in Pompano Beach, met him during her freshman year of high school and describes him as the love of her life. Picasa

  • Frank H. Thomas, Jr., from Pompano Beach, died March 30, 1967, in Quang Tri, Vietnam. http://www.vvmf.org/Wall-of-Faces

  • James J. Carroll, from Miami Beach, died Oct. 5, 1966, in Quang Tri, Vietnam. http://www.vvmf.org/Wall-of-Faces

  • Robert Jameson Barton, 23, of Miami was killied in an army helicopter airplane crash on Oct. 18, 1971. His Aunt Wanda submitted this picture of him to the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund's virtual Wall of Faces. Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund

  • Henry R. Brommann, from Miami, died March 6, 1968, in Quang Ngai, Vietnam. http://www.vvmf.org/Wall-of-Faces

  • Walter G. Burkhart, of Fort Lauderdale, died Nov. 11, 1969, in Binh Tuy, Vietnam. http://www.vvmf.org/Wall-of-Faces

  • Lester Key, of Opa-Locka, died Nov. 25, 1965, in Quang Tin, Vietnam. http://www.vvmf.org/Wall-of-Faces

  • Richard J. Leffler, of Miami, died Nov. 29, 1969, in Quang Nam, Vietnam. http://www.vvmf.org/Wall-of-Faces

  • Manuel E. Mesa, Jr., from Coral Gables, died April 27, 1967, in Gia Dinh, Vietnam.

  • Richard A Wardrobe of Fort Lauderdale died three months after his 18th birthday in June, 1967. The Marine PFC died in the Quang Tri province of Vietnam. This picture of Wardrobe in his uniform was submitted by an anonymous group of family and friends to the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund's virtual Wall of Faces. Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund

  • Jeremiah Scott, of Miami, died Feb. 1, 1968, in Quang Tri, Vietnam. http://www.vvmf.org/Wall-of-Faces

  • William Harp, from Pompano Beach, died Nov. 4, 1970, in Hua Nghia, Vietnam. http://www.vvmf.org/Wall-of-Faces

  • James R. Worrell, Jr., of Fort Lauderdale, died Nov. 23, 1967, in Kon Tum, Vietnam. http://www.vvmf.org/Wall-of-Faces