Ronald Furman Branson

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U.S. Air Force

Branson3Name: Ronald Furman Branson

Place of Birth: Greensboro, North Carolina

Personal History: Wife: Cindy – Retired Teacher Creekview High School; Mother: Ruth B. Branson; Father: William H. Branson – WWII U.S. Army Vet - Normandy; Three brothers, one sister; Son: Christopher; Daughters: Amy and Kimberly; Grandchildren: 11. Graduate of Southeast Guilford High School, Guilford County, N.C., University of N.C. at Greensboro, B.S. Business Administration and Economics, University of Dallas, M.B.A. Information Systems Management. Retired Vice President MBNA America

Place of Recruitment: Greensboro, NC

Branch of Service: United States Air Force

Class: Sergeant

Military Occupation: Communications, Teletype, Autodin (computer)

Branson2Service History, Stateside or Abroad (list dates): Lackland A.F.B. San Antonio, Texas Basic Training August 1965; Shepherd A.F.B. Wichita Falls, Texas 1965-66; McClellan A.F.B. Sacramento, California 1966-1967; Nha Trang and Tan Son Nhut AFB, Vietnam 1967-68; Andrews AFB, Maryland 1968-69

Commendations & Honors (medals, ribbons, etc.): Air Force Commendation Medal, Air Force Outstanding Unit Award, Air Force Good Conduct Medal, National Defense Service Medal, Vietnam Service Medal, Republic of Vietnam Campaign Medal

Present Location: Carrollton, Texas
What’s Your Carrollton Connection? Moved to Carrollton in February, 1982. Branson

Served on Parks & Recreation Board, including chairman
Served on City Council 2002-2006
Served as Mayor 2008-2011
Member VFW Post 8923 – Currently Board Member, Service Officer
Member American Legion Post 8923
Member Aldersgate United Methodist Church – Finance Chairman