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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, a distinguished graduate from Duke University Navy ROTC Unit, and earned a Master's degree in Military Studies from the Marine Corps University.  He served on active duty for 26 years and retired in 2006 from the United States Marine Corps. This year will be his fifteenth teaching  Navy JROTC. He is presently 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 as the Deputy Commander/Chief of Staff of the Joint POW/MIA Accounting Command Honolulu, Hawaii.  After retirement from the Marine Corps 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 is an Eagle Scout and has been in Boy Scouting for over 50 years.


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