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  • Thank You

    Posted on 3/14/18 - by Lucy Micik
    Dear PFC Larry Cunningham,
    I hope your photo is put here because this is a wall of faces and yours should be here. Thank you for your service as a Rifleman. It is so important for us all to acknowledge the sacrifices of those like you who answered our nation's call. Please watch over America, it stills needs your strength, courage and faithfulness. Rest in peace with the angels.
  • The Evening Star - May 7, 1969

    Posted on 9/7/17 - by Jim McIlhenney

    Marine Pfc. Larry A. Cunningham, 21, of 2775 Langston Place SE, was killed in action last Wednesday while on a search and clear mission in Quang Nam Province, Vietnam.
    A District native, Pfc. Cunningham attended Springarn High School. He entered the Marine Corps last May and had been in Vietnam 24 days when he was killed. He was a rifleman with B Company, 1st Battalion, 7th Marine Regiment.
    He leaves his mother, Mrs. Gladys Pearson, and a step-brother, Marine Pfc. John R. Pearson Jr., who is escorting Pfc. Cunningham's body back to the United States.

    Semper Fidelis, Marine!
  • The Evening Star (DC) - May 13, 1969

    Posted on 5/15/16 - by Jim McIlhenney
    CUNNINGHAM, PFC. LARRY A. On Wednesday, April 30, 1969, PFC. LARRY A. CUNNINGHAM of 2775 Langston pl. s.e., beloved son of Mrs. Gladys E. Pearson; brother of Pfc. John R., WandaE., Ronald M., Martin, Karl, Floyd, Vera and Mark Pearson; grandson of Mrs. Gladys Cunningham. He is also survived by many other relatives and friends. The late Pfc. Cunningham may be viewed at the Stewart Funeral Home, 4001 Benning rd. n.e., after 2p.m. Wednesday, May 14, where services will be held Thursday, May 15, at 10 a.m. Interment Arlington National Cemetery.

    Semper Fidelis, Marine!
  • Remembering An American Hero

    Posted on 11/30/13 - by Curt Carter
    Dear PFC Larry Alfonso Cunningham, sir

    As an American, I would like to thank you for your service and for your sacrifice made on behalf of our wonderful country. The youth of today could gain much by learning of heroes such as yourself, men and women whose courage and heart can never be questioned.

    May God allow you to read this, and may He allow me to someday shake your hand when I get to Heaven to personally thank you. May he also allow my father to find you and shake your hand now to say thank you; for America, and for those who love you.

    With respect, and the best salute a civilian can muster for you, Sir

    Curt Carter
  • Semper Fi

    Posted on 4/30/12 - by A Marine
    Semper Fi, Marine.
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