Larkin Spivey is a decorated veteran of the
Vietnam War and a retired Marine Corps officer. He commanded
infantry and reconnaissance units in combat, and was trained
in parachute, submarine,
and special forces operations. He was with the blockade force
during the Cuban Missile Crisis and served in the White House
during the Johnson and Nixon administrations. As a faculty
The Citadel he taught college courses in U.S. military history,
a subject of life long personal and professional interest.
He now resides in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina with his wife,
Lani, and their
four children, and is active in community, business, and church
affairs. He is a long time leader
in Cursillo, the nationwide Christian renewal movement of
the Episcopal Church and other denominations.