Do our lives reflect the best that was in the lives of those whose names are on the walls of this memorial?
  • 66 years old
  • Born on December 14, 1944 .
  • Passed away on December 31, 2010 in Delaware, United States.

The above quote is from Jack himself at the dedication of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial on May 28, 1984. It is also a challenge to us, his friends and family, as we read this memorial and reflect upon his life. 

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Posted by Meriwether Schas on 13th February 2011
Links: John P Wheeler III by James Fallows: A Personal Tribute Remembering Jack: Warrior and Man Without Peer by Robbin Laird: Remembering Jack Wheeler by AFA:

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