RONALD K KELSEY
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HONORED ON PANEL 6W, LINE 117 OF THE WALL

RONALD KEITH KELSEY

WALL NAME

RONALD K KELSEY

PANEL / LINE

6W/117

DATE OF BIRTH

08/01/1942

CASUALTY PROVINCE

LZ

DATE OF CASUALTY

12/12/1970

HOME OF RECORD

TROY

COUNTY OF RECORD

Oakland County

STATE

MI

BRANCH OF SERVICE

AIR FORCE

RANK

1LT

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REMEMBRANCES

LEFT FOR RONALD KEITH KELSEY
POSTED ON 11.12.2013
POSTED BY: Curt Carter [email protected]

Remembering An American Hero

Dear 1LT Ronald Keith Kelsey, sir

As an American, I would like to thank you for your service and for your sacrifice made on behalf of our wonderful country. The youth of today could gain much by learning of heroes such as yourself, men and women whose courage and heart can never be questioned.

May God allow you to read this, and may He allow me to someday shake your hand when I get to Heaven to personally thank you. May he also allow my father to find you and shake your hand now to say thank you; for America, and for those who love you.

With respect, and the best salute a civilian can muster for you, Sir

Curt Carter
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POSTED ON 8.12.2012
POSTED BY: Alan Cass - USAF Sr Pilot

Ron Kelsey

Ron was my room mate at Udorn (13th TFS). Very difficult to accept his passing.

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POSTED ON 3.17.2004
POSTED BY: Kelsey Robson

Thank You

Dear Mr. Kelsey
I congratulate you for your efforts. I congratulate you for what you did. Although I do not know specifically what you did. I know that it did someone a great deal of good because for every bad thing, there is a good thing in result. The result in your case is the efforts you made on the battle field and I am proud to be standing in the result of what you did, a free America. I and the rest of the World History class at Gridley High School are proud of what you did.
Gridley High School Posting Project
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POSTED ON 5.27.2002
POSTED BY: Jill Kelsey

About Ron

After Ron completed Officer's Training at Lackland AFB, TX, he was sent to Moody AFB, GA for undergraduate pilot training (1968-1969). Ron completed pilot training at the top of his class.

Ron was then sent to George AFB, CA for F-4 training (1969-1970). George AFB is near Victorville, CA, in the upper desert. In the middle of the graduation ceremonies, an earthquake hit as the speaker was beginning his speech. He began with "they said the earth would move, if this class ever graduated".

Surviving Ron are his wife Jill Kelsey, his children Ronald Kelsey, Kristen Gantner Kelsey and Matthew Kelsey. His parents Calvin Kelsey, Alice Kelsey Auger, sister's Joanne Kelsey Ward, Christine Kelsey Powers, brother's John Kelsey and James Kelsey.

A broken heart never heals.

http://www.virtualwall.org/dk/KelseyRK01a.htm
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POSTED ON 3.14.2002
POSTED BY: Gary Overbaugh

Training Trials

Ron and I were in the same training flight at OCS at Lackland in the summer of 1968. Ron, you always bore our training hardships with a laugh and a smile.

You are not forgotten, nor will you ever be.
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