Ronald J. Hays

Urania, Louisiana, United States

August 19, 1928

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Ronald Jackson Hays (born August 19, 1928) is a retired United States Navy four star admiral who served as Vice Chief of Naval Operations (VCNO) from 1983 to 1985; and as Commander in Chief, United States Pacific Command (USCINCPAC) from 1985 to 1988. Admiral Hays grew up in Urania, Louisiana, a sawmill town which was owned "lock, stock, and barrel" by the Q.T. Hardtner family. In high school, "Happy" Hays worked as the butcher's assistant in the company store. There, Mr. Hardtner took notice and succeeded in gaining a U.S Naval Academy congressional appointment for "Happy." Hays graduated from the United States Naval Academy in 1950 and served on a destroyer for one year prior to commencing flight training. After a series of operational aviation assignments, including a tour as an experimental test pilot and two combat tours in Vietnam flying the all-weather attack A-6A Intruder, he was ordered in 1969 to the Pentagon, Washington, D.C., for duty on the staff of the Chief of Naval Operations. Between 1969 and 1988 his career path was divided between fleet aviation assignments and resource management positions in the Pentagon. During this period significant assignments included: * Commanding Officer, Roosevelt Roads Naval Station, Puerto Rico * Director, Navy Program Planning * Commander, Carrier Group Four * Director, Office of Program Appraisal * Deputy Commander in Chief, Atlantic Forces * Commander in Chief, U.S. Naval Forces Europe * Vice Chief of Naval Operations * Commander in Chief, U.S. Pacific Forces As Commander in Chief Pacific Forces, Admiral Hays commanded all U.S. military forces in the Pacific Theater. He retired from military service in October 1988 and entered the commercial world as a director on several boards, including civic and non-profit organizations. He also served as a consultant for the Parsons Corporation, a global engineering firm. Admiral Hays is a graduate of the Naval War College, Newport, Rhode Island; Test Pilot School, Patuxent River, Maryland; Federal Executive Institute, University of Virginia; and Flight Safety School, University of California. A Doctorate of Humanities title was awarded him by Northwestern State University, Natchitoches, Louisiana. In 2005, he was honored as a Distinguished Graduate of the U.S. Naval Academy. He was recognized as a Distinguished Eagle Scout. Recognition for his military service includes the Navy Distinguished Service Medal (3 awards), Silver Star (3 awards), Distinguished Flying Cross (6 awards), Bronze Star with Valor device; Air Medal with Strike/Flight numerals, and the Navy Commendation Medal with Valor device. He also received personal awards from the heads of government of Korea, Japan, Thailand, and the Philippines and the Gray Eagle Award. His current work is the development of the Pacific Aviation Museum in historic Pearl Harbor, of which he is Chairman of the Board.

Ronald J. Hays


You can think of the planets as symbolizing core parts of the human personality, and the signs as different colors of consciousness through which they filter.* Sidereal Planetary Positions enabled in settings.* Because the birth time information is missing for this chart, the Moon may range up to 6° before or after this position.


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Chart patterns are a collection of aspects that are grouped together to reveal a larger geometric pattern within the chart.

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The section describes some additional features of this chart. Note the inner planets refer to Sun to Jupiter, as well as the Ascendant and MC, and represent the core parts of the personality.


Declinations are a rarely used piece of information in astrology. They reflect a planet's distance north or south of the celestial equator. Read more

Parallels occur when two planets are at the same declination, both in the north or south. They are considered to have the same effect as conjunctions. Contraparallels are when one star in the north and another in the south are at the same declination. They are considered to have the same effect as oppositions.

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