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  • Larry Joe Gard (1949-2015) - US Army, Vietnam
    • grave at Middle Run Cemetery north of Waynesville
    • Photo:  Stubbs-Conner Funeral Home Website accessed 19 Dec 2015
      " . . . Larry was a Vietnam Army veteran and a member of the Waynesville American Legion Post 615. . . ."
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  • Donnie Otis Gibson (1949-2000) - Command Sergeant Major US Army Vietnam
    • photo of gravestone at Deerfield Cemetery - Sec G Lot 212 D
    • Photo: "Donnie Otis Gibson," obituary, unnamed newspaper published in August 2000 on file at the Warren County Genealogical Society
      "... Gibson was a native of Kentucky having spend most of his time in South Lebanon. He was retired from the U.S. Army and was a member of the First Korean Baptist Church. ..."
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  • Richard J. Gomez (1949-2011) - US Army, Vietnam
    • grave at Lebanon Cemetery
    • Photo: Stine Kilburn Funeral Home Website
    • "Richard J. Gomez," obituary, The Western Star (Lebanon, Ohio), Thursday, August 4, 2011, page B2
      " . . . Richard was a proud U.S. Army Veteran of Vietnam, a member of the Lebanon American Legion and loved softball, bowling and fishing. . . ."
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  • Paul Edward Goonan Jr. (1948-1969) - Specialist Four, US Army, Vietnam   
    • grave at Woodside Cemetery, Middletown, Butler County, Ohio
    • The Virtual Wall for Warren County, Ohio from The Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington D.C.
    • Photo: "1966 Franklin Graduate Dies In Vietnam May 13", The Franklin (Ohio) Chronicle, Thursday May 22, 1969
      "Franklin suffered its fifth loss in Vietnam last Tuesday, May 13.
      Specialist Four Paul Goonan, Jr., United States Army, the son of Mrs. Ethel Goonan of 562 Beam Drive was reported killed in combat action". No further details on his death were available at press time, however.
      Specialist Goonan was 20 years old and had been in Vietnam since December and a member of the armed forces about a year.
      Funeral arrangements at the Eaton Funeral Home are incomplete, but the family announced Tuesday that Specialist Goonan would be given full military honors.
      The soldier's survivors, besides his mother, include a sister, Mrs. Carol Jones of Franklin; and his maternal grandfather, Joe Creech of Newport, Kentucky. His father, the late Paul Goonan, Sr., died in 1954.
      Paul, Jr., was a 1966 Franklin High School graduate and graduated from the Career Academy in Milwaukee that same year. He studied broadcasting there.
      A member of the 129th Company of the 176h Aviation Group in the First Brigade, young Goonan was a door gunner on a helicopter.
      Four other Franklin youths have been killed in Vietnam, the first one, Steve Young, in May 1966. The others have included Rickey Gillum in January 1967, Johnny Lowman in May 1967, and Jack W. Napier in June 1968.

      With the exception of Gillum, all franklin's deaths in Vietnam have occurred close to the observance of Memorial Day, the national holiday set aside to pay tribute to those who have died in war time."
    • "Paul Goonan, Jr.", The Franklin (Ohio) Chronicle, Thursday May 29, 1969
      "Funeral services with full military honors were held Tuesday afternoon for Specialist Four Paul Goonan, Jr., of Franklin, killed May 13 during hostile action in Vietnam.
      Officiating at services was the Rev. Henry Howard. Services were held at the Grand Avenue Church of God with interment in Woodside Cemetery in Middletown.
      The Eaton Funeral Home was in charg of arrangements."
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  • Freddie Allen Green (1947-1997) - SP4, US Army, Vietnam
    • photo of gravestone at Lebanon Cemetery with Disabled American Veteran flag holder - Interment #10909 in Sec J Lot 55-2 on 1 May 2002
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  • Franklin Delano Greene (1947-2015) - US Army, Vietnam
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  • Alvin Edward Greenhorn (1920-2010) - Lieutenant Colonel, US Air Force, World War II, Korea & Vietnam
    • grave at Rose Hill Cemetery, Fairlawn, Ohio
    • "Lt. Col. Alvin Edward Greenhorn," obituary, Dayton (Ohio) Daily News, Monday, March 22, 2010, page A11
      " . . . A WWII, Koran War and Vietnam veteran, he retired after 28 years as a U.S.Air Force Lt. Col. who worked as a Procurement Contracting Office. . . ."
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  • Donald J. "Joe" Gravenstine (1920-1991) - Colonel - US Air Force 1942-1971 (retired) World War II, Korea, Vietnam
    Command Pilot, Legion of Merit, Distinguished Flying Cross, Bronze Star Medal, Meritorious Service Medal, Air Medal, A. F. Commendation
    • photo of gravestone at Woodhill Cemetery -  Sec. 2 Lot 39-7
    • "Col Donald J. 'Joe' Gravenstine," obituary, Franklin (Ohio) Chronicle, 6 Jun 1991.
      " . . . Col. Gravenstine enlisted in the Army Air Corps through an aviation cadet training program offered at Wright Air Force Base in Dayton. He had combat duty in the European Theater of Operations during World War II, making 119 combat missions over Italy and the south of France. He trained a combat crew during the Korean and Vietnam wars, he held two positions on the Air Staff in the Pentagon and a third with the U.S. Air Force in Europe, stationed in Germany.
      In 1968, he assumed his duties as deputy commander of the 504th Tactical Air Support Group in Vietnam, logging 200 combat hours in forward tactical control aircraft. Col. Gravenstine flew between 250 and 300 combat hours over all areas of Vietnam. While in Wiesbaden, Germany he coordinated the entourage of President John F. Kennedy to Germany. He retired in 1971 with the rating of a Command Pilot and the rank of colonel.
      Among the more than 16 awards and decorations he received were the Legion of Merit, the Distinguished Flying Cross with oak leaf cluster, the Bronze Star Medal, Meritorious Service Medal, the Air Medal with eight oak leeaf clusters, Air Force Commendation Medal and the Vietnamese Staff Honor Medal First Class. . . ."
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  • William E. "Bill" Grays (1949-2011) - Sergeant, US Army, Vietnam
    • "William E. Grays," obituary, Middletown (Ohio) Journal, Wednesday, November 9, 2011.
      " . . . He retired from GE Evendale and served his country honorably as a Sergeant in the United States Army during Vietnam. He was an active member of Norwood Masonic Lodge #576 and life member of the VFW 7596, American Legion 615, AMVETS 120, Moose 36, and F.O.E. 2309.. . ."
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  • Gerald E. Griffin (1951-2009) - US Navy Vietnam
    • Gerald E. Griffin, The Middletown (Ohio) Journal, Thursday, May 7, 2009
      "... He was employed at Thyssen Bilstein Company, was a veteran of Viet Nam serving in the U.S. Navy and was a member of the Farmersville Masonic Lodge #482 F&AM. ..."
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  • Larry Douglas Gross (1952-1980) - SP4 US Army Vietnam
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  • Martin Steve Gruber Jr. (1949-1968) - Specialist Four, US Army, Vietnam   
    • The Virtual Wall for Warren County, Ohio from The Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington D.C.
    • grave at Oak Hill Cemetery
      Interment Number: 8147
      Interment Date: 08/17/1968
      Location: OL-E-0-629
      Date of Birth: 02/13/1949, MASON, OH
      Date of Death: 08/09/1968, VIETNAM
      Name of Father: MARTIN S. GRUBER, SR.
      Name of Mother: LUCILLE GODBY
      Name of Spouse: KATHLEEN -?-
    • "Mason Soldier Dies In Vietnam" (obituary from unknown paper - transcription from image on the Laurie Sawyer Ross Facebook page)
      "U.S. Army Sp/4 Martin S. Gruber, 19, of Mason has died of wound suffered in action against hostile forces in Vietnam August 8.
      His family learned of his death Monday. His wife, Kathleen and their daughter, Elizabeth, five months, reside with MRs. Gruber's parents, Mr. and MRs. Robert Ball, 6470 Snidercrest Drive. His parents, Mr. and Mrs. Martin S. Gruber Sr., live at 8780 East Plain Drive. A sister, Martha and brother, Gary, also survive.
      Specialist Gruber died one year and one day after the date of his enlistment - August 7, 1967. He was employed by Mason Railroad Salvage Co. prior to his enlistment and had attended William Mason High School. He had been in Vietnam since mid-April.
      Funeral arrangements are incomplete and are being handled by the Gallimore-Shorten Funeral Home, Mason."

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