Bolstered by over 60 years of professional experience in the field of electronics, Willard E. Salter has served with Fairchild Space and Electronics since 1963, having currently been recognized as the senior director of test and evaluation. Previously, he served the American aircraft and aerospace manufacturing company as a test technician, supervisor and test engineering department manager. Prior to joining the staff at Fairchild Space and Electronics, Mr. Salter served as an electronic test technician at the Emerson Research Laboratory in Silver Spring, Maryland, and as a customer service technician at the Dictaphone Corporation.

Prior to embarking on his career, Mr. Salter pursued formal education. First attending Montgomery Junior College, he obtained a technical degree in 1961. After spending several years in his profession, he returned to higher education at National Louis University in Chicago, Illinois, graduating with honors with a Bachelor of Science in human behavioral science in 1983. He is also recognized as a certified scuba diver and holds a private pilot license.

Impressively, Mr. Salter also served active duty in the United States Navy between 1956 and 1958, where he served aboard the USS Saratoga (CVA-60). Following his active duty, he served in the United States Navy Reserves between 1958 and 1963.

To remain abreast of developments in his areas of interest, Mr. Salter has maintained affiliation with several organizations. To wit, he is a member of the Institute of Environmental Science, a fellow of National Louis University, and a life member of such organizations as the National Rifle Association of America, AMVETS Post 9 and the Izaak Walton League. Civically engaged as well, he has volunteered with People Helping People.

In light of his outstanding undertakings, Mr. Salter was honored with an Achievement Certificate that was signed by numerous astronauts. In the coming years, he intends to witness the continued success of his career and spend more time with his family, which includes two children, seven grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.

Categories: UncategorizedTags: , , , ,

Leave a Reply

%d bloggers like this: