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Engineer

Richard Valentine Modic, American engineer. Decorated Distinguished Flying Cross, Bronze Star, Air medal 5 oak leaf clusters; recipient Viet Nam Service medal, Vietnam Cross Gallentry. Member of United States Air Force Navigator Association, Optimist (Rancho Cordova, California).

Background

Modic, Richard Valentine was born on February 14, 1937 in Johnstown, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Rudy and Ann Marie (Popovich) Modic.

Education

Bachelor of Science, Ohio University, 1962. Postgraduate, Squadron Officers School, 1969. Postgraduate, Command and Staff College, 1973.

Postgraduate, Air War College. Postgraduate, Industrial College Armed Forces, 1975. Postgraduate, Northern Colorado University, 1979.

Career

Engineering manager Pacific Telephone and Telephone Сompany, Sacramento, from 1981. Commissioned Second lieutenant United States Air Force, 1962, advanced through grades to lieutenant colonel, 1979, retired, 1981.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

Member of United States Air Force Navigator Association, Optimist (Rancho Cordova, California).

Connections

Married Dolores Sophia Otolinsky. Children: Dianne, Christopher, Richard Junior, Blaise.

father:
Rudy Modic

mother:
Ann Marie (Popovich) Modic

spouse:
Dolores Sophia Otolinsky

children:
Dianne Modic

Christopher Modic

Richard Junior Modic

Blaise Modic