RON SARGENT, COLORADO SPRINGS, CO
Ron had a 20-year Air Force career, retiring in 1981 as a SMSgt 70490.
After Linkou, he had Stateside assignments in SAC, AFLC, ATC, and Hq AFISC. In addition there was a USAFPCS assignment in Taiwan, a tour in Vietnam, and four years at Hq PACAF.
Following retirement, Ron went back to school and earned degrees at Indiana University and the University of Washington. He then taught mathematics for the next 20 years at the middle school through community college level in Indiana, Washington, Colorado, and South Carolina.
He returned to Taiwan in 2007 and studied for a year at National Taiwan Normal University. Following that, he taught for two years in grades K through 9 in Taiwan Public Schools in Taitung County.
Ron and his wife, Nancy, raised two sons and have three grandchildren.