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is honored on Panel 8E, Line 90 of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial.

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  • Semper Fi Marine.

    Posted on 6/25/14 - by A Marine - Vietnam
  • Remembering an American Hero

    Posted on 6/24/13 - by Curt Carter

    Dear LCPL Larkin Oscar Vallerand, 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 10/14/11 - by Robert Sage
    Larkin is buried at Tracy Public Cemetery, Tracy, San Joaquin County, CA. PH
  • Still miss you

    Posted on 5/8/07 - by Cindy Barner
    I still miss you I know that will never pass. I hope your having a good time with mom now that shes gone to Heaven too. I love you both. Im so proud of you and always will be. Ive told my children all about you. You live on in our hearts forever. love your little sis cindy.
  • Thank you LCPL Vallerand

    Posted on 8/9/03 - by Donald Lytle
    Although we never met personally, I want to thank you Larkin Oscar Vallerand, for your courageous and valiant service, faithful contribution, and your most holy sacrifice given to this great country of ours!

    Your Spirit is alive--and strong, therefore Marine, you shall never be forgotten, nor has your death been in vain!

    Again, thank you LCPL L.O. Vallerand, for a job well done!


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