Ronald L. Barker


 

Preferred Name: Ron

Nickname/Call Sign: Ron

Date of Birth: December24, 1933

Highest Military Grade Held: Colonel, O6

Hometown: Lansing, MI

Biography

Units Assigned

  • 6/1956-8/1956 Pilot Training Moore AB, TX (T-34)
  • 8/1956-12/1956 Pilot Training Moore AB, TX  (T-28)
  • 1/1957-7/1957 Pilot Training, Greenville AFB, MS (T-33)
  • 8/1957-11/1957 Fighter transition, Williams AFB, AZ
  • 12/1957-4/1961 387th Tactical Fighter Squadron/523rd Tactical Fighter Squadron, Cannon AFB, NM (F-100)
  • 4/1961-7/1964 416th Tactical Fighter Squadron, Misawa AB, Japan F-100
  • 7/1964-12/1965 Air Officer Commanding, USAFA CO
  • 12/1965-12/1966 531st Tactical Fighter Squadron, Bien Hoa AB, Vietnam (F-100)
  • 9/1966-11/1966 FAC, An Khe, Vietnam (O-1)
  • 12/1966-2/1968 AFIT, Univ of Alabama – MBA (U3A)
  • 3/1968-2/1970 Wright Patterson AFB, OH (T-29, T-39)
  • 2/1970-12/1970 UK Joint Services Staff College
  • 12/1970-5/1974 55th Tactical Fighter Squadron,  RAF Upper Heyford, UK  (F-100, F-111)
  • 5/1974-3/1975 429th Tactical Fighter Squadron, Korat RTAFB, Thailand (F-111)
  • 3/1975-8/1977 429th Tactical Fighter Squadron, Nellis AFB, NV (F-111)
  • 9/1977-4/1979 86th Combat Support Group CC, Ramstein AB, Germany
  • 4/1979-12/1979 86th Tactical Fighter Group, Commander, Ramstein AB,  Germany (F-4)
  • 1/1980-5/1983 TACLO, Ft Leavenworth, KS
  • 5/1983-5/1986 – Director of Support Ops, HQ PACAF, Hickam AFB, HI

Awards & Decorations

Flight Info

T-34
T-28
T-33
F-100
O-1
T-29
T-39
F-111
F-4

Military Education

  • SOS
  • 1970 UK Joint Services Staff College

Civilian Education

  • BA, Michigan State University
  • MBA, University of Alabama (AFI)
Biography

Biography

Units - Education - Awards - Flight Info

Units Assigned

  • 6/1956-8/1956 Pilot Training Moore AB, TX (T-34)
  • 8/1956-12/1956 Pilot Training Moore AB, TX  (T-28)
  • 1/1957-7/1957 Pilot Training, Greenville AFB, MS (T-33)
  • 8/1957-11/1957 Fighter transition, Williams AFB, AZ
  • 12/1957-4/1961 387th Tactical Fighter Squadron/523rd Tactical Fighter Squadron, Cannon AFB, NM (F-100)
  • 4/1961-7/1964 416th Tactical Fighter Squadron, Misawa AB, Japan F-100
  • 7/1964-12/1965 Air Officer Commanding, USAFA CO
  • 12/1965-12/1966 531st Tactical Fighter Squadron, Bien Hoa AB, Vietnam (F-100)
  • 9/1966-11/1966 FAC, An Khe, Vietnam (O-1)
  • 12/1966-2/1968 AFIT, Univ of Alabama – MBA (U3A)
  • 3/1968-2/1970 Wright Patterson AFB, OH (T-29, T-39)
  • 2/1970-12/1970 UK Joint Services Staff College
  • 12/1970-5/1974 55th Tactical Fighter Squadron,  RAF Upper Heyford, UK  (F-100, F-111)
  • 5/1974-3/1975 429th Tactical Fighter Squadron, Korat RTAFB, Thailand (F-111)
  • 3/1975-8/1977 429th Tactical Fighter Squadron, Nellis AFB, NV (F-111)
  • 9/1977-4/1979 86th Combat Support Group CC, Ramstein AB, Germany
  • 4/1979-12/1979 86th Tactical Fighter Group, Commander, Ramstein AB,  Germany (F-4)
  • 1/1980-5/1983 TACLO, Ft Leavenworth, KS
  • 5/1983-5/1986 – Director of Support Ops, HQ PACAF, Hickam AFB, HI

Awards & Decorations

Flight Info

T-34
T-28
T-33
F-100
O-1
T-29
T-39
F-111
F-4

Military Education

  • SOS
  • 1970 UK Joint Services Staff College

Civilian Education

  • BA, Michigan State University
  • MBA, University of Alabama (AFI)