RONALD J. VAUK, LCDR, USNR
Ronald Vauk '87
Date of birth: January 25, 1964
Date of death: September 11, 2001
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.