Stanley Morris Lowry Sr.

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Stanley Morris Lowry, Sr.

Birthdate: (72)
Birthplace: Leavittsburg, Trumbull County, Ohio, United States
Death: July 04, 2004 (72)
Springfield, VA, United States (Lung Cancer)
Place of Burial: Arlington, VA, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Otis Post Lowry and Grace Ellen Longwell
Husband of Private
Father of Private; Stanley Morris Lowry Jr; Jeffrey Edward Lowry; Karen Sue Thompson; Private User and 1 other
Brother of Robert Iler Lowry; Dorothy Merle Lowry; John Bernard Lowry; Harold Otis Lowry; Phyllis Grace Lowry and 1 other

Occupation: US Air Force, Ret., USAF (Retired)
Managed by: Private User
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About Stanley Morris Lowry Sr.

Stan was born in Leavittsburg, Ohio, October 25, 1931 and reared in Warren, Ohio where he attended public schools.

He enlisted in the USAF as a private at the age of seventeen years seven months on June 8, 1949.

He married the former Nancy Jane McGill of Warren, Ohio on April 5, 1952, at Sampson AFB, New York.

He was named a distinguished graduate from OCS in September 1957. Selected for lieutenant colonel below-the-zone and attended senior service school.

He had four joint assignments, one Hq USAF assignment, and two major command headquarters assignments. He held command positions at detachment, squadron, and group levels and had seventeen permanent changes of station; nineteen household moves in nine states and two foreign countries. He was assigned to ten air bases (two of them twice), three Army posts, and the Pentagon twice. He had four overseas assignments (France, Thailand, Germany, and Hawaii).

Schools and education: USAF Communications Officer’s Course at Scott AFB, Illinois, 1958; Squadron Officer’s School by correspondence, 1964; Bachelor of General Education, University of Nebraska at Omaha, (Bootstrap) 1966; National Communications Security Course, National Cryptologic School, NSA, 1969; Air Command and Staff College, Maxwell AFB, Alabama, 1971; Master of Political Science, Auburn University, Alabama, 1971; National Security Management Correspondence Course, Industrial College of US, 1973; U.S. Army War college, Carlisle Barracks, Pennsylvania, 1976

His highest enlisted grade was Technical Sergeant and his highest commissioned grade was Colonel. He was active duty 35 years, 23 days of which 8 years and 3 months were enlisted. He retired from the USAF July 1, 1984 at age 52 years and 8 months.

Military Decorations and Awards: Defense Superior Service Medal, Legion of Merit, Meritorious Service Medal with 1 Oak Leaf Cluster (OLC), Joint Service Commendation Medal, Air Force Commendation Medal with 1 OLC, Army Good Conduct Medal with Clasp and 3 Bronze Loops, Medal for Humane Action, National Defense Service Medal with 1 Bronze Service Star (BSS), Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal, Vietnam Service Medal with 2 BSS, Humanitarian Service Medal, Air Force Outstanding Unit Award with “V” Device and 2 OLCs, Air Force Longevity Service Ribbon with 1 Silver and 2 Bronze OLCs, Small Arms Expert Marksmanship Ribbon, Republic of Vietnam Gallantry Cross with Palm, Republic of Vietnam Campaign Medal, Joint Chiefs of Staff Identification Badge.

His post-Air Force civilian employment chronology: Electrospace Systems Inc., Arlington, Virginia, 1984-1993; Lowry Consulting Services, Springfield, Virginia, 1993-1994; Electrospace Systems Inc., 1994 – 1996; second retirement in 1996 at age 64 years 4 months; Lowry Consulting Services, Inc., 1996 – 1998; third retirement at age 67 years 2 months.

Stan was a Mason and a Shriner.

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Stanley Morris Lowry Sr.'s Timeline

1931
October 25, 1931
Leavittsburg, Trumbull County, Ohio, United States
1954
October 13, 1954
Age 22
2004
July 4, 2004
Age 72
Springfield, VA, United States