Brigadier General Ronald T. Rand

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Brigadier General Ronald T. Rand

UNITED STATES AIR FORCE

After graduating from the U.S. Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs in 1971, General Rand served the U.S. for 32 years, retiring in 2004 as a U.S. Air Force Brigadier General. He was honored with many awards, including the Legion of Merit and the Distinguished Flying Cross. He now resides in Arlington, Virginia, and is retired from the Congressional Medal of Honor Foundation in 2018.

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    Years of Service: 1971-2004

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    Graduated from the U.S. Air Force Academy in 1971

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    Born in the Germantown neighborhood of Quincy and raised in Quincy Point

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    Awards: Legion of Merit, Distinguished Flying Cross, Meritorious Service Medal with four oak leaf clusters, Joint Service Commendation Medal Air Force Commendation Medal with oak leaf cluster

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    1998-2004: Director of Public Affairs, Secretary of the Air Force Office of Public Affairs, the Pentagon, Washington, D.C.

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    1997-1998: Deputy Director of Public Affairs, Secretary of the Air Force Office of Public Affairs, the Pentagon, Washington, D.C.

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    1995-1997: Director of Public Affairs, Headquarters Air Combat Command, Langley Air Force Base, VA

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    1993-1995:Director of Public Affairs, Headquarters Pacific Air Forces, Hickam Air Force Base, Hawaii

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    1991-1993:Director of Public Affairs, 13th Air Force and 633rd Air Base Wing, Andersen Air Force Base, Guam

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    1990-1991:Director of Public Affairs, 13th Air Force and 3rd Tactical Fighter Wing, Clark Air Base, Philippines

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    1987-1990:Director of Public Affairs, Eastern Space and Missile Center, Patrick Air Force Base, FL

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    1981-1987:Media officer and Branch Chief, Secretary of the Air Force Office of Public Affairs, the Pentagon, Washington, D.C.

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    1976-1979:Chief, Plans Branch, Air Force Orientation Group, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio

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    1975-1976:Commander, Detachment 17, 601st Photo Squadron, Korat Royal Thai Air Force Base, Thailand

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    1974-1975:Commander, Detachment 12, 601st Photo Squadron, Nakhon Phanom Royal Thai Air Force Base, Thailand

Rand Final Portrait

Oil Portrait on Canvas by Quincy Resident Artist David Wang

Rand Bust Better Aimola

Bronze bust by Sculptor Sergey Eylanbekov