1st Lt, Artillery. Lt. Ripingill’s convoy was ambushed and, though wounded, Ripingill continued to direct fire on the enemy until they broke contact. Mike returned to FSU after service and served as SMC in 1970.
Pastoral Care Ministry, Johnson Ferry Baptist Church, Atlanta
Minister; All-American football; eight years with the NFL Boston Patriots.
He began the first chapel services in professional football!
Former starting tight end for FSU; Spiritual Advisor to Delta Lambda Chapter. http://www.encouraginggodsservants.com/pastor-rick-blythe.html