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is honored on Panel 32W, Line 34 of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial.

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  • Remembering An American Hero

    Posted on 12/18/13 - by Curt Carter
    Dear CPL Salvador Ortencio Ricardo, 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
  • We Remember

    Posted on 6/4/10 - by Robert Sage
    Salvador is buried at Manila Memorial Park in Paranaque, Rizal, Philippines. BSM PH
  • Thank You

    Posted on 3/27/04 - by Marie Shank
    Dear Salvador Ortencio Ricardo,
    I am a sophomore at Gridley High School in Gridley, Illinois. I am posting this remembrance as part of the Gridley High School Posting Project. This is a way for me to respectfully thank you, soldier. Thank you so much for fighting for our country and leaving your home, family, friends, and other loved ones, to make America a better place for me. They must be even more proud of you than I am thankful to your service. Thank you so much soldier, and God be with your family and those who were close to you.
    Humbly and respectfully,
    Marie Shank

The Wall of Faces

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