Raymond E. Stewart entered the USAF in December 1954 from Bellflower, California.
After attaining the grade of A1C and completing two years of college he applied for and was accepted into Class 63A Officer Candidate School, which started in April 1962 at Lackland AFB, Texas.
Ray spent the next twenty years at various assignments including several ARCLIGHT tours in Southeast Asia. During his service he completed the requirements for award of a Master’s Degree in Management.
He married Beulah (Bea) and they have five children, one arriving after he retired.
In civilian life, he flies for a Florida-based company. He and Bea call Port Richey, Florida home.