A special unveiling of 140 names being added to the Vietnam Memorial Wall South was the highlight of the annual Memorial Day Observance Ceremony, May 28, 2017, at the Pensacola Fla. Veterans Memorial Park. Among the names being added were four members of 'The Lost Back End Crew,' which received this name after having to bail out over the South China Sea during an in-flight emergency while en route to a combat mission May 26, 1966. The men were never heard from again. The 140 names added to Wall South this year are in coordination with the names updated on the Washington memorial over the years. For more information, visit the Pensacola Veterans Memorial Park website, the Wall South webpage, The Sextant website, the Northwest Navy Life website, and the Lost Back End Crew webpage.
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