MAJ  Eric ‘Ric’ Sawyer, USA, Retired

MAJ  Eric ‘Ric’ Sawyer, USA, Retired (1945-2021)

MAJ  Eric 'Ric’ Sawyer, USA, Retired

Army helicopter pilot, Vietnam, earning Distinguished Flying Cross, Bronze Star and 31 Air Medals; 27 years in CT and RI National Guard. Radio station, corporate and Connecticut State Police helicopter pilot; ended flying career flying pipeline patrol for El Paso Energy. During his 45 year flying career, Sawyer flew more than 40,000 hours. 

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