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While their names are not on The Wall, they are never forgotten. The In Memory Honor Roll recognizes those who served in the Vietnam War and later died as a result of their service. Click here to learn more about the In Memory program and how to add someone to the Honor Roll.

Christopher Benedict

  • Name:Christopher Blair Benedict
  • Date of Birth: 01/21/1949
  • Date of Death: 09/21/1997
  • Home of Record: Albequerque
  • State: New Mexico
  • Branch of Service: Marine Corps
  • Biography:
    Christopher Blair Benedict, "Benny," served two tours with the Marine Corps in Vietnam between August 1969 and September 1971. After his return home, Chris suffered from many physical and emotional wounds. His suffering ended on September 21, 1997.

    “We do not have to worry about Chris anymore. There is no more pain.”
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  • Uncle Chris

    Posted on 12/27/16 - by Jennifer Crawford (Benedict)
    Uncle Chris was my favorite Uncle and I loved him dearly. I was 9 years old when he came home from Vietnam and we picked him up from the airport. I will always remember that day. I have many fond memories of my Uncle Chris and I will always miss him.
  • I will never forget you....

    Posted on 6/23/14 - by Lynda Benedict
    For the past 17 years I have made the trek to Washington DC to say my loving husband's name at the In Memory Program. He will forever be in my heart!
  • Never Forgotten

    Posted on 9/15/11
    In Remembrance