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Degrees and Certifications:
BA Political Science North Carolina Central UniversityMA Marine Corps University
Colonel Claude H. Davis III, U.S. Marine Corps (Retired)
Colonel Davis hails from Winston Salem, North Carolina. Colonel Davis is a graduate of North Carolina Central University and a distinguished graduate from Duke University Navy ROTC Unit. He served for 26 years and retired in 2006 from the United States Marine Corps. He has taught Navy JROTC for thirteen years. He is now the Senior Naval Science Instructor at South Aiken High School. He taught from 1990 to 1993 at the Military College of South Carolina (The Citadel). His final active duty assignment was the Deputy Commander/Chief of Staff of the Joint POW/MIA Accounting Command. After Retirement in 2006 he began teaching at Summerville High School until January of 2013 and Conway High School from January 2013 until June 2016.
His decorations include:
The Defense Superior Service Medal
The Defense Meritorious Service Medal
Meritorious Service Medal with (1) gold star in lieu of a second award
Navy/Marine Corps Commendation Medal with (2) gold stars in lieu of a third award
Joint Service Achievement Medal
Combat Action Ribbon
And numerous other unit awards.
Colonel Davis has a son (Rusty) and a daughter (Amanda). Additionally he has been in Boy Scouting over 50 years.