Douglas Raymond Ault
- Born: 4 Oct 1958, Colby, Thomas County, Kansas
- Marriage (1): Susan Lynn Wheat on 3 Apr 1982 in Rome, Oneida County, New York
- Marriage (2): Lori Sue Raetz on 18 Aug 1993 in Wisbech, Cambridgeshire, Fendland District, England
Noted events in his life were:
• Newspaper Article: Belleville Telescope, 18 Mar 1976, Belleville, Republic County, Kansas.
Pike Trail League Holds Speech And Drama Festival
The Pike Trail League Speech and Drama Festival was held last Monday, at the Jewell High School. Esbon, Waconda East, Jamestown, Burr Oak, Hillcrest , Lebanon, North Central, and Jewell were the schools participating in Informative Speaking, Improvised Duet Acting, Dramatic Interpretation, Poetry, Prose, Duet Acting and One-Act Plays.
Following are the ratings: Duet Acting: III Rating: Endsley, Ault, Jewell; Glider, Smith, Lebanon. II Rating: Novak, Novak, Jewell; Grennan. Bombardier, Jamestown. I Rating: Lapo, Reams, Jeamestown; Havel, Holloway, Hillcrest.
• Newspaper Article: Belleville Telescope, 26 Aug 1976, Belleville, Republic County, Kansas.
AIRMAN DOUGLAS R. AULT, whose parents are Mr. and Mrs. Clifton S. Ault of R.R. 2, Mankato, has been assigned to Griffiss AFB, N.Y., for training and duty in the U.S. Air Force wire maintenance field. The airman, who recently completed basic training at Lackland AFB, Tex., studied the Air Force mission, organization and customs and received special instruction in human relations. Airman Ault is a 1976 graduate of Jewell high school.
• Newspaper Article, 5 Sep 1976, Salina, Saline County, Kansas.
Defense Department - Boot Camp Grads At Lackland AFB, Tex.: Airman Douglas R. Ault, USAF, Mankato
• Newspaper Article, 22 May 1980, Belleville Telescope.
Ionia Man Air Force NCO - Douglas R. Ault, son of Clifton Ault of Ionia, has been appointed a noncommissioned officer (NCO) in the U.S. Air Force.
The sergeant completed training in management, leadership, human relations and NCO responsibilities, before being awarded this status.
Sergeant Ault is an outside wire and antenna maintenance repairman at Griffiss Air Force Base in Rome, N.Y.
The sergeant is a 1976 graduate of Jewell High School.
• Newspaper Article: Jewell County Record, 5 Aug 1982, Jewell County, Kansas.
SGT. AULT DECORATED - Army and Air Force Hometown News - Sgt. Douglas R. Ault, nephew of Mr. and Mrs. Don Sutton of Ionia, Kan., and Goldie Pate, also of Ionia, has been decorated with the U.S. Air Force Commendation Medal at McConnell Air Force Base, Kan.
The Air Force Commendation Medal is awarded to those individuals who demonstrate outstanding achievement or meritorious service in the performance of their duties on behalf of the Air Force.
Ault is an antenna maintenance specialist with the 2155th Communications Squadron at McConnell. His wife, Susan, is the daughter of Harry Wheat of Maricopa, Ariz.
He is a 1976 graduate of Jewell High School, Kan.
• Military Service, Jun 1976-Aug 1998, the U.S. Air Force at the following locations either temporay or permanently assigned.
Permanently or temporarily assigned to: Griffiss AFB, NY (485 Engineering & Installation Group); McGuire AFB, NJ; Plattsburg AFB, NY; Loring AFB, ME; Westover AFB, MA; Andrews AFB, MD; Halifax Air Station, Nova Scotia; Empire Air Force Station, MI; Cape Cod AF Station, MA; North Truro Air Station, MA; Athens Air Station, Greece; Iraklion Air Station, Crete; Torrejon Air Base, Spain; Rein-Main Air Base, Germany; Kapaun AS, Germany; Dover AFB, DE; Charleston AFB, SC; Lackland AFB, TX; Sheppard AFB, TX, Otis AB, MA; Thule AB, Greenland; Incirlik Air Base, Turkey (TUSLOG Det 16); Mersin, Adana, Diyarbakir, Izmir, Eskishehir, Ankara, Elmadag, Erzurum, Sinop, Iskenderun, & Samsun TUSLOG Detatchments in Turkey; McConnell AFB, KS (2155 Information Systems Squadron - 381st Strategic Missile Wing); Keesler AFB, MS; Lowry AFB, CO; Tyndall AFB, FL (2nd Aircraft Maintenance Unit - 325th Aircraft Generation Squadron, 325th Fighter Wing); McDill AFB, FL; Eglin AFB, FL; Homestead AFB, FL; Kelly Field, TX; RAF Lakenheath, England (492nd Fighter Squadron, 48th Operations Group, 48th Fighter Wing); RAF Alconbury, England; RAF Mildenhall, England; Seymour Johnson AFB, NC (335th Fighter Squadron, 4th Operations Group, 4th Fighter Wing), Doha AB, Doha, Qatar (4th Air Expedionary Wing - Operation Southern Watch); Scott AFB, IL, King Khalid AB, Khamis Mushayt, Saudi Arabia; Nellis AFB, NV; Vandenberg AFB, CA (30th Space Wing - 30th Space Communications Squadron); Luke AFB, AZ (56 Fighter Wing - 56th Range Management Office).
Douglas married Susan Lynn Wheat, daughter of Harry Preston Wheat and Alma Mae Rhine, on 3 Apr 1982 in Rome, Oneida County, New York. (Susan Lynn Wheat was born on 8 Jul 1960 in Homestead, Florida.)
Douglas next married Lori Sue Raetz, daughter of Virgil Henry Raetz and Wanda Darlyne Swink, on 18 Aug 1993 in Wisbech, Cambridgeshire, Fendland District, England. (Lori Sue Raetz was born on 1 Aug 1962 in Kankakee, Kankakee County, Illinois.)