Ron Clarke

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1966 Cruisebook photo Ron at our 2007 Reunion
Awarded the Silver Star Medal for the rescue of Capt. Marvin V. Mayfield, USAF - 27 July 1966
   
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Read rescue synopsis - Crewmember accounts of rescue and pictures

 
   
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Read more about the rescue efforts as described in "Leave No Man Behind - the Saga of Combat Search and Rescue" by George Galdorisi and Tom Phillips. This excerpt used with the gracious permission of the authors. The book can be ordered from Amazon.com and many other book sellers.
   
Awarded the Air Medal for the rescue of Lcdr William Isenhour, USN - 7 July 1966

 

 
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Read rescue synopsis - Ron's Logbook entry for rescue

 
   
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Read more about the rescue efforts as described in "Leave No Man Behind - the Saga of Combat Search and Rescue" by George Galdorisi and Tom Phillips. This excerpt used with the gracious permission of the authors. The book can be ordered from Amazon.com and many other book sellers.

Read Ron's account of HS-6 support of President Johnson at the Seven Nation Conference in Manila - October 1966

Ron flew this Sikorsky S-61, a civilian version of the H-3 for Los Angeles Airways after leaving the Navy

Updated: 02/14/11