Ronald L. Shroyer
Attended the Connellsville Area School District
Graduated in: 1967
Branch of service: US Navy
Served 31 years from June 4th, 1967 to April 1st, 1998 during the Vietnam,Desert Storm, and Iraq/Afghanistan War Era’s.
Information regarding duties/deployment:US Naval Aviation Flight Engineer, Carrier Warfare.
Served on the following carriers: USS Constellation (Vietnam),USS John F. Kennedy, (Vietnam), USS Enterprise (Indian Ocean),USS Independence (Mediterranean Sea/ Middle East Persian Gulf),and USS America (Atlantic Ocean), USS Intrepid (Pacific Ocean).
Served with the following fighter/attack squadrons: Carrier Air Group 7, VC-6,RVAH-5 (Vietnam), RVAH-11 (Vietnam), RVAH-3, VS-41, VS-21, VF-101,VF-84 (F-14 Tomcats), and Nartu Norfolk.In my final decade of active duty, served as a command Master Chief for the UnitedStates Navy Recruiting Command in three Major Regions of the United States.
Special Recognition Received: US Naval Air Warfare Device,Surface Warfare Device, Naval Aviation Air Crew Wings, Navy Recruiting Ribbon (6),US Navy Recruiting Command Gold Wreath Awards (52), Meritorious Service Medal,Navy Commendation Medal (5), Navy Achievement Medal (5), Combat Action Ribbon (2),Navy Presidential Unit Commendation, Navy Unit Commendation (2, Vietnam),Navy Meritorious Unit Commendation (Recruiting), Naval Battle E Ribbon,Navy Good Conduct Medal (6), National Defense Medal (3), Vietnam Service Medal (3),Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal, Armed Forces Service Medal,Navy Sea Service Deployment Ribbon (6), Vietnam Cross of Gallantry,Vietnam Cross of Gallantry for Civil Action, Republic of Vietnam Campaign Medal,Navy Expert Rifleman Medal and Navy Expert Pistol Medal.