Name: Sam Searcy
Place of Birth: Dothan, Alabama
Personal History: Sam and his wife (Joan) moved to Colorado (Aurora and Centennial) in November, 1966 after discharge from the Air Force. They raised two children in Aurora and Centennial - Deborah graduated from Smoky Hill High School (and Regis University) and Matthew graduated from Central High School (and Colorado State University). Sam graduated from the University of Northern Colorado with a Master's in Business. Joan is a graduate of Community College of Denver. The Searcy's love Colorado and Centennial.
Place of Recruitment: Dothan, Alabama
Branch of Service: United States Air Force
Military Occupation: Computer analyst in the supply division of the air force. Tracked and controlled aircraft parts.
Lackland AFB - Nov., 1962 - Jan., 1963.
Amarillo AFB - Jan., 1963 - Apr., 1963.
England AFB - Apr., 1963 - Nov., 1966,
Commendations & Honors:
- Good Conduct Ribbon
- Sharp Shooter Award
- Air Force Longevity Service Award
- Air Force Outstanding Unit Award
- Presidential Unit Citation (Vietnam)
Present Location: Centennial, CO
What’s Your Centennial Connection? Sam and his wife, Joan have lived in Centennial since it became a city.