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KERMITT CHEVENE PARNELL

  • Wall Name:KERMITT C PARNELL
  • Date of Birth:12/19/1946
  • Date of Casualty:10/27/1966
  • Home of Record:FAYETTEVILLE
  • County of Record:CUMBERLAND COUNTY
  • State:NC
  • Branch of Service:ARMY
  • Rank:PFC
  • Panel/Row:11E, 119
  • Casualty Province:PR & MR UNKNOWN

ORLANDO SILAS ROACH

  • Wall Name:ORLANDO S ROACH
  • Date of Birth:10/21/1941
  • Date of Casualty:10/27/1966
  • Home of Record:EAGLE BUTTE
  • County of Record:ZIEBACH COUNTY
  • State:SD
  • Branch of Service:ARMY
  • Rank:SP4
  • Panel/Row:11E, 120
  • Casualty Province:PR & MR UNKNOWN

MICHAEL RAND


is honored on Panel 11E, Row 119 of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial.

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REMEMBRANCES

  • Fifty years gone today

    Posted on 10/27/16 - by Laurette Kanavos lkanavos1@verizon.net
    October 27, 2016

    Dear Daddy,

    Whenever Larry or I dream of you, you look the same as when we last saw you and we both ask the same question: where have you been?
    Fifty years of missing you.

    Love,
    Laurette and Larry
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  • Remembering An American Hero

    Posted on 10/17/14 - by Curt Carter ccarter02@earthlink.net
    Dear SSGT Michael Rand, 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, Sir

    Curt Carter
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  • Exemplary soldier and JROTC instructor

    Posted on 3/20/13 - by Col(Ret) Robert Albracht, Inf XHS'60 colbob78@yahoo.com

    SSgt Rand was posted to Xavier HS, NYC, JROTC unit where I, along with over 1000 cadets benefitted from his example and mentorship for 3 yrs. I would have been proud to serve with him in Vietnam or anywhere.


    Our Army needs more like him.

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  • My Dad's Best Friend

    Posted on 2/18/11 - by Mark Kaiser mkaiser5419@aol.com
    Michael:

    You were the dearest friend my Dad ever had - I am forever greatful for the happiness your friendship and the memories of your friendship brought him.

    Now that Rosalind has joined you in heaven, I am sure she is at peace.

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  • From beloved friends

    Posted on 2/2/11 - by Craig Kaiser
    Together again walking hand in hand Michael and Rosalind
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