Veterans Day 2013

11 11 2013









Veterans Day 2013 finds Diane Finnemann holding the photo of her brother Twins Platoon member Wallace “Skip” Schmidt, who died as a result of his military service in Vietnam. Her loss and how she is helping to make history is the subject of a well written feature story appearing in the Pioneer Press newspaper on Sunday November 10th. “The Memory of 1 Face Drives a Search for 1,074 Others” by Erin Lengas details how Diane is contributing to the success of the planned Education Center accompanying the Vietnam Veterans memorial in Washington D.C..

To read the full story go to.  For a listing of the names of fallen Vietnam soldiers whose photos are needed go to (Ctrl+click to follow link). Or you can email Diane at



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