Donald Davis of Muldrow spent 20 years in the US Air Force, retiring on July 1, 1975. He served 5 tours in Southeast Asia. On the first tour he flew 80 combat missions in Laos and Vietnam. These were aboard C-130 Airborne Command Post Aircraft. The missions were 12 to 14 hours long and they sent all the bombers and fighters to their target. He was also involved in air rescue missions when aircraft and crew were on the ground.