Hometown: Battlecreek, Michigan

Offutt AFB in Nebraska, home station of Staff Sgt. Ronald L. King, who was assigned to the 55th Contracting Squadron, Offutt dedicated a dining facility in his memory on April 20, 2001.

The SSgt Ronald L. King Award for Outstanding Contingency Contracting, honoring SSgt. King's exemplary service is awarded at the Air Force Contracting Awards Ceremony annually.