MAJOR DAVID R. ROSS III
ROLL OF HONOR QUALIFICATIONS
1962 NRA Collegiate All-American – First Team
1967 Pan American Games – Winnipeg Canada. (Gold team medal in 50m Free Rifle Prone 60 shots. Individual World Record and Team World Record in 50m Free Rifle Prone 60 shots.)
1967 United States Distinguished International Shooter Badge
1967 NRA Smallbore Rifle Distinguished Prone Badge
1967 NRA Smallbore Rifle Distinguished Position Badge
1968 U.S. Army Rifle Excellence in Competition Badge
1970 National Smallbore Rifle Prone Champion, Camp Perry, Ohio.
1971 Pan American Games – Cali, Columbia. (Gold team medal in 50m Free Rifle Prone 60 shots.)
1975 National 50m Free Rifle Prone 60 shots Champion.
1975 Pan American Games – Mexico City, Mexico. (Gold individual medal and Gold team medal in 50m Free Rifle Prone 60 shots.)
1976 National 50m Free Rifle Prone 60 shots Champion.
1976 Olympic Games – Montreal, Canada.
1977 Championship of the Americas – Mexico City, Mexico. (Gold team medal in 50m Free Rifle Prone 60 shots.)
Born 16 November 1940 in New York, New York. Started shooting at summer camp earning the NRA Junior Distinguished Rifle Badge. Member of the varsity rifle team in high school at St. Paul’s School, Concord, NH. Majored in Mathematics at Yale University and captained the Yale Varsity Rifle Team for two years. Tied for first place in the 1962 National Collegiate Rifle Championships.
Commissioned in 1963, he graduated from the Medical Service Corps Officer Basic Course and was assigned to the USAMU International Rifle section from 1964 to 1966. Member of the USAR II Corp Shooting Team from 1966 to 1969. Received his MBA from Harvard University in 1970.
Member of the 1969 Lord Earl Roberts Team to Bisley, England. Won the 1969 British Smallbore Rifle Prone Championship.
Served on the NRA Smallbore Rifle Committee and NRA Finance Committee as well as the USOC Budget and Audit Committee. Founding member of the Board of Directors of the International Shooter Development Fund and the National Archery Association’s Endowment Fund.
Co-founder of Sterling Consulting Group. Retired in 1992. Currently an Adjunct Professor of finance at the Jesse H. Jones Graduate School of Management at William Marsh Rice University, in Houston, Texas teaching advanced finance in the MBA program. Serves as a Director of two NYSE companies as well as several non-profit foundations.
Member of the USAR International Rifle Team from 1969 to 1982.