<html> <head> <META NAME="keywords" CONTENT="2/77Army Artillery Stories,6/77Army Artillery Stories, Personnel Rosters, 2/77Artillery Pictures, 6/77Artillery Pictures, Photos, Graphics, Rosters of 2/77Field Artillery Killed In Action, KIA, 6/77Field Artillery Killed In Action. WWI, WWII, Vietnam War, Artillery, Army, 2d Battalion, 77th Artillery, Veterans, Field Artillery, Cu Chi, Dau Tieng, Soui Dau, Soui Da, Soui Cut, Soui Tre, BURT, MAHONE, WOOD, CROOK, PIKE, FSB, RADAR, COUNTER MORTAR, REACTION, AO, FO, SURVEY"> <META NAME="description" CONTENT="Stories, Rosters, Pictures, of the 2d & 6th Battalions of the U.S. Army Field Atillery, and its veterans"> <META NAME="author" CONTENT="Michael Pectol"> <META NAME="generator" CONTENT="NOTE PAD"> <title>Honoring our KIAs!</title> </head> <body bgcolor="black"> <font color="silver"><center><body bgcolor="black"> <font color="silver"><body bgcolor="black"> <font color="silver"> <bgsound src="BlueBayouLindaRhondstadt.mp3" loop="1"> <center><img SRC="pflaga.gif" BORDER=0></center> <center><img src="new77falogo.png"></center><br> <hr color=silver> <center><b>| <a href="honors.html">Back to KIA Roster</a>|</b></center> <hr color=silver> <br> <center><b>Panel 51E, Row 36</center><br> <center><h3>Thomas Keith Beamon</h3></center> <br> <hr color=silver> <img src="puc.jpg"><img src=nov6rpok.jpg><center><img src="ndmvsmvcm.jpg"></center> Born on: : 06/24/1946 Thomas joined the Armed Forces while in SOUTH GATE, CA. He served as a 63A20 in the Army. In 1 year of service, he attained the rank of SP4/E4. At the age of 21, he perished in the service of our country in South Vietnam, Tay Ninh Province. <br> <center>Non-Combat. Accident</center> <br> It is said a man hasn't died as long as he is remembered. This prayer is a way for families, friends and fellow veterans to remember our fallen brothers and sisters. <br> <br><center>Do not stand at my grave and weep</center><center> I am not there, I do not sleep.</center><center> I am a thousand winds that blow,</center><center> I am the diamond glints on snow.</center><center> I am the sunlight on ripened grain,</center><center> I am the gentle autumn rain.<center> When you awaken in the morning hush,</center><center> I am the swift, uplifting rush</center><center> of quiet birds in circled flight,</center><center> I am the stars that shine at night.<center><center> Do not stand at my grave and cry,</center> I am not there, I did not die</center> <br> <br> <br> <center>Gone but not forgotten</center><br> Just wanted to let you know that you will always be remembered, not only in the hearts and minds of those that knew you, but here on our 2/77 site and your sacrifice cherished by us along with your memory! <br> Rest in peace, brother <br> <hr color=silver> <center><b>| <a href="honors.html">Back to KIA Roster</a>|</b></center> <hr color=silver> </body> </html>