Man Who Penned History of Valley Forge Academy Remembered

Ronald E. Tschiegg
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Ronald E. Tschiegg

Ronald E. Tschiegg, who wrote a history of Valley Forge Military Academy covering its founding in 1928 to the present, has died, reports the Dayton Daily News.

Tschiegg, a resident of Pittsburg, died Aug. 7 following a short illness. He was 89.

His book’s title, “Courage, Honor, Conquer!” was taken from the school’s motto.

Ronald Tschiegg was a graduate of Fairmont High School in Kettering, OH, before attending the Valley Forge Military Academy and College in Wayne, and then Ohio State University.

During the Cold War period, Mr. Tschiegg served as a commissioned officer in the Army’s Counter Intelligence Corps in the continental US and in Germany.

For 38 years Ronald Tschiegg worked at the Westinghouse Electric Corporation’s Commercial Nuclear Power facilities in various administrative and management positions associated with the licensing, control, and accountability of special nuclear materials.

Read more at the Dayton Daily News about the life of Ronald E. Tschiegg.

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