Remembering An American Hero
Posted on 2/23/14 - by Curt Carter firstname.lastname@example.org
Dear PFC Roy Howard McClain, sir
As an American, I would like to thank you for your service and for your sacrifice made on behalf of our wonderful country. The youth of today could gain much by learning of heroes such as yourself, men and women whose courage and heart can never be questioned.
May God allow you to read this, and may He allow me to someday shake your hand when I get to Heaven to personally thank you. May he also allow my father to find you and shake your hand now to say thank you; for America, and for those who love you.
With respect, and the best salute a civilian can muster for you, Sir
Fellow Soldier, Fellow New Yorker!
Brooklyn NY USA
On Your Birthday, We Continue to Remember
Rest Well...we will remember! Today is your Birthday!
Dec 4, 2009
Fellow Veteran 69-70 An Khe
Union Gap, WA. 98903
“You are Remembered”
Peace and condolence, to the family and friends. "He which hath no stomach to this fight let him depart. But we in it shall be remembered. We few, we happy few, we band of brothers!! For he today, that sheds his blood with me, shall always be my brother.” Rest in peace brave soldier, you have not been forgotten. (W.Shakespeare) May God Bless You for your Sacrifice!!!
Jul 3, 2007
TO HAVE PROVEN MOST ROYALLY: AND ,FOR HIS PASSAGE, THE SOLDIERS MUSIC AND THE RITES OF WAR SPEAK LOUDLY FOR HIM.
Friday, January 07, 2005
Thank you for your service. Sorry you had to lose your life.
Saturday, December 04, 2004
"If you are able, save for them a place inside of you....and save one backward glance when you are leaving for the places they can no longer go.....Be not ashamed to say you loved them....
Take what they have left and what they have taught you with their dying and keep it with your own....And in that time when men decide and feel safe to call the war insane, take one moment to embrace those gentle heroes you left behind...."
Quote from a letter home by Maj. Michael Davis O'Donnell
KIA 24 March 1970. Distinguished Flying Cross: Shot down and Killed while attempting to rescue 8 fellow soldiers surrounded by attacking enemy forces.
We Nam Brothers pause to give a backward glance, and post this remembrance to you, one of the gentle heroes lost to the War in Vietnam:
Slip off that pack. Set it down by the crooked trail. Drop your steel pot alongside. Shed those magazine-ladened bandoliers away from your sweat-soaked shirt. Lay that silent weapon down and step out of the heat. Feel the soothing cool breeze right down to your soul ... and rest forever in the shade of our love, brother.
From your Nam-Band-Of-Brothers
Posted by: Bill Nelson
Relationship: NamVet 2/502 Inf 101 Abn 69-70
Monday, May 8, 2006
Roy is buried at Long Island Nat Cem
I am doing a project for a U.S. History class that involves reading about some of the people who gave their lives during the Vietnam War. It is our goal as a class to write 1,000 remembrances or more on those who don’t have remembrances. It would be nice to see that all 58,220 people would have remembrances someday. I would like to make a special remembrance to Roy Howard McClain for his bravery and dedication during the Vietnam War. He will always be remembered as a hero. God bless.
Posted by: Kelsey Zehr
Thursday, May 1, 2003