There are 58,267 names now listed on that polished black wall, including those addes in 2011
There are three (3) sets of fathers and sons on the wall.
39,996 on the wall are 22 years or younger.
8,283 were just 19 years old
The largest group, 33,103 were 18 years old.
12 were just 17 years old
5 were just 16 years old.
1 soldier, PFC Dan Bullock was 15 years old.
997 were killed on their first day.
1,488were were killed on their last day in country
31 sets of brothers are on the wall
8 women are on the wall
244 soldiers were awarded the Medal of Honor; 153 of them are on the wall
The most casualty deaths for a single day was on Janary 31, 1968 ~ 245
The casualty deaths for a single month was May, 1968 ~ 2,415
Vietnam Veterans Memorial

New Orleans