Cranston R., Jr. "Rip"
|Birthplace:||Fort Bragg / North Carolina|
Lieutenant Colonel, USAF, Ret.; at the time of his selection he served with the 11th Weather Squadron at Elmendorf AFB, Alaska; semi finalist in WOSE II (Weather Officer in Space Experiment); did not come into the final selection. Junior National Champion Modern Pentathlon, 1968. Competitor US Olympic Trials 1968, 1972. Bachelor of Science Degree, Mathematics, 1971. Master of Science Degree, Meteorology, 1981. Master Military Parachutist. Combat Special Operations Weather Team leader. From 1997 to present, Vice President for Aviation Information Systems at Sonalysts, Inc. in Connecticut, USA. Artist (portrait painter), musician (bamboo flautist).
Last update on April 30, 2018.