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The POW / MIA Panel

Lost But Never Forgotten

The nationally recognized symbol affixed to the benches around the monument honors Texans serving in the Vietnam War who were held as Prisoners of War, and those who are listed as Missing In Action in Southeast Asia.

Featured Veterans Story

Karoni Forrester

MIA Daughter

Growing up as the child of an aviator who was missing in action, Karoni Forrester never knew her father – or even if he was still alive. U.S. Marine Corps Captain Ron Forrester is one of more than 100 Texans missing in Vietnam.

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Learn More About the 3417 Project

The Texas Capitol Vietnam Veterans Monument stands as a permanent honor to all Texans who served in the Vietnam War – and as a permanent memorial to the 3,417 Texans who never came home.  This memorial is made through The 3417 Project, which individually honors each Texan who died in the Vietnam War.

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