Vietnam Veterans Memorial Adds Six Names

Department of Defense Photo Essay

  • Expert stoneworker James Lee prepares to engrave during the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund Ceremony to add the name of U.S. Army Lt. Col. Taylor to Panel 7W, Line 81 of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, D.C., May 4, 2010. Taylor's name is one of six being added to the memorial. They represent veterans who survived serious injury in the war, but were determined by Defense Department officials to have died as a result of wounds sustained in the combat zone.
 DoD photo by William D. Moss
  • Jan C. Scruggs, founder and president of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund, speaks to guests during the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund Ceremony to add the name of U.S. Army Lt. Col. Taylor to Panel 7W, Line 81 of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, D.C., May 4, 2010. DoD photo by William D. Moss
  •  A small crowd gathered on the grass on The Mall during the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund ceremony to add the name of U.S. Army Lt. Col. Taylor to Panel 7W, Line 81 of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, Dc, May 4, 2010.  DoD photo by William D. Moss
  • JC Cummings, architect of record for the Memorial speaks to the crowd during the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund Ceremony to add the name of U.S. Army Lt. Col. Taylor to Panel 7W, Line 81 of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial, Washington, D.C., May 4, 2010. DoD photo by William D. Moss
  • The name William L. Taylor, who served as a lieutenant colonel in the U.S. Army, is being added to the Vietnam Veterans Memorial during a ceremony in Washington, D.C., May 4, 2010. DoD photo by William D. Moss
  • Expert stoneworker James Lee cleans his work after engraving the name of U.S. Army Lt. Col. Taylor to Panel 7W, Line 81 of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial inWashington, D.C., May 4, 2010. DoD photo by William D. Moss
  • A small American flag stands against the Vietnam Veterans Memorial during a ceremony to add the name of U.S. Army Lt. Col. Taylor to Panel 7W, Line 81 of the memorial in Washington, D.C., May 4, 2010. DoD photo by William D. Moss