U.S. Army Spc. Charles Gamble was funny and tall; handsome and popular.
And with a brush of a fingertip, it all came back.
“To me, it’s kind of like visiting him,” his sister, Charlene Ransom, 62, said.
Gamble is one of 11 Southeast Alaskans and 57 Alaskans who was killed during the Vietnam War. His and 58,271 other names appear silk-screened in white letters against the black aluminum panels that comprise the traveling Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall replica.