Minor, Richard (Dick)

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Name

Minor, Richard (Dick)

Class

2005

Biography

Born in Santa Fe, New Mexico, in 1936. Entered U.S. Army in 1959, served in Vietnam, retired 1990 with rank of Colonel. Served three years as Inspector General, Arizona National Guard causing a long-term dedication to ESGR – Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve. Serves as the ESGR Arizona Central Chairman and briefs over 1,500 personnel during a calendar year. Active in the Military Order of World Wars and Military Officers Association of America focuses on support for young people. Served as Phoenix Chapter Youth Leadership Coordinator and director of the annual 5-day conference for the past five years. Interacts with over 50 local high schools emphasizing American heritage, leadership skills, and free enterprise. Was recognized for his community service by the national Military Order of the World Wars with the Silver Patrick Henry Medallion.