Today We Remember

Today we remember William Prestwood Simmons, who died on this day in 1966 while serving in Vietnam. Simmons was an Air Force captain from Meridian, Mississippi, who was serving in Khanh Hoa, South Vietnam. He is remember on the Vietnam Veterans Memorial on Panel 10E, Row 67.

Throughout the Vietnam War, 109 service members made the ultimate sacrifice on September 3. We honor and remember all of them today. Find your loved one or learn more about the individuals we lost in Vietnam by visiting VVMF’s Virtual Wall.