“Don had survived the Tet offensive, but he did not survive the war. He died in combat on January 1,…”

“Don had survived the Tet offensive, but he did not survive the war. He died in combat on January 1, 1971, according to the records in Washington; and his name is inscribed on the twentieth slab of a long, low wall of polished black granite–Donald Dean Winn–one of the many gay men named on the Vietnam Veterans Memorial.”

Conduct Unbecoming: Gays & Lesbians in the U.S. Military by Randy Shilts, page 59.

See this post for an article of LGBT+ veterans visiting the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in 1993.