Ralph L. Davis, Jr.

Retired: 1978

 

Wife: None

Children: Tim, Kathleen, Suzanne

Grandchildren: 5

Jobs / Assignments
1961 Lackland AFB, TX Officer Candidate School
1961-62 Webb AFB, TX Undergraduate Pilot Training
1963 Luke AFB, AZ F-100 Gunnery Training
1963-66 RAF Woodbridge, U.K. F-100 Pilot
1966 Bien Hoa AB, RVN F-100 Pilot
1966-67 Phuouc Vinh, RVN o-1 Pilot / Forward Air Controller
1967-69 Richards-Gebaur AFB, ND T-33 Pilot / Base Flight Manager
1969-70 Holloman AFB, NM F-100 Pilot
1970-72 Tainan AB, ROC Emergency Actions Officer
1972-76 Ft. Lewis, WA O-2 Pilot / Air Liaison Officer / Forward Air Controller
1976-77 Kunsan AB, ROK Staff Operations Officer
1977-78 Davis-Monthan AFB, AZ O-2 Pilot / Operations Officer
1978 Davis-Monthan AFB, AZ Retired from Active Duty
1978-85 Seattle, WA Law Student / Graduate School / Music School
1985-Present Washington State Lay Monk in the Nyingma Tradition of Vajrayana (Tibetan) Buddhism

Education
Dec. 1974 Bachelor of Arts (Political Science), St. Martin ’ s College, Lacey, WA
Mar. 1981 MBA, City University, Seattle, WA
Jun 1988 ASC (Piano Technology), Conservatory of Music, Shenandoah University, Winchester, VA

 

Ralph Remembers . . . Bugging . . . Square Meals . . . Painting 1 st Squadron ’ s Gold Bar to resemble a Warrant Officer ’ s Bar . . . Saturday night at the “ 4-H ” Club . . . Starched uniforms . . . Left hand salutes . . . A goldfish burial . . . Spit shining shoes with alcohol . . . Marching as an Egyptian soldier in the opera “ Aida ” . . . Backward uniforms . . . Early AM calisthenics . . . Marching backwards in parades (as squadron commander) . . . Up against the wall.