Sergeant First Class Roy F. Davis is originally from Portland, Maine. After graduating high school in 1979, he joined the United States Navy and completed basic training in Orlando, Florida in 1980. Upon completion of basic training he served aboard the USS Carl Vinson CVN-70 as an Aerographer Mate (Meteorology) commissioning her in 1982 and then made the maiden voyage “Around the World” in 1983 from Norfolk, Virginia to San Francisco, California. In 1984, he left the Carl Vinson and took orders to Naval Air Station Lemoore, California.
After seven years he decided to leave the military in 1987, but two years later he enlisted again taking orders to the United States Territory of Guam. He was assigned to the Naval Oceanography Command Center/Joint Typhoon Warning Center. His command tracked typhoons in an area of responsibility encompassing 11 million square miles. In 1996 after another six years in the military he decided to depart a second time.
Davis has an Associate’s of Science Degree in Computer Science and Network Administration. He worked in the computer field for almost ten years in Colorado Springs where he was employed by MCI and Oracle corporation. In 2005, Davis moved to Fort Worth and in the United States Army Reserve.
After training at Fort Knox, he reported to Co A 980th Engineer Battalion, then to the 721st Engineer Co. After those two assignments, he transferred to the 90th Aviation Support Battalion, then to the 370th Chemical Company, and finally back to the 90th Aviation Support Battalion, where he holds Chemical, Fuels and Water MOS. Davis is a Platoon Sergeant for Headquarters Company. For his full-time job, SFC Davis has been a Conductor for BNSF Railway for 12 years and has been married for 23 years now to his wife Ok Chung Davis.