Step Forward Tribute: Lieutenant Colonel Richard J. Conwell
Submitted by: Cecelia Evans-Conwell Honoring Her Husband, Cranberry Township, PA
I thank my husband Lieutenant Colonel Richard J. Conwell for his service over several decades in the U.S. Air Force, Air National Guard and Air Force Reserves. His military service began in June, 1965 through the present day where he serves in a U.S. Air Force capacity here in Western Pennsylvania.
Colonel Conwell also completed an overseas deployment to the Afghanistan Theatre of Operations under Operation Enduring Freedom in 2005. Other activations included service in Operation Desert Storm, Operation Desert Shield, and the Pueblo Incident involving North Korea.