From USNA Virtual Memorial Hall

Ronald Vauk '87

Date of birth: January 25, 1964

Date of death: September 11, 2001

Age: 37

Lucky Bag

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From the Naval Academy Alumni Association's 9/11 page:

Commander Vauk was born in Nampa, ID, and graduated from Nampa High School. He was commissioned with the Class of 1987 with a bachelor’s degree with a major in political science. Following nuclear power training, Commander Vauk served aboard GLENARD P. LIPSCOMB and OKLAHOMA CITY. He retired from active service in 1993 in favor of the Naval Reserve. Lieutenant Vauk worked for Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory while obtaining a master’s in Business from the University of Maryland. Commander Vauk was serving the second day of his annual Reserve duty at the Pentagon on 11 September.

Class of 1987

Ronald is one of 5 members of the Class of 1987 on Virtual Memorial Hall.