Randall Shelley Richardson was employed both by Civil Air Transport and Air America. His employment with CAT began 16 June 1948 and ended when he retired from Air America 31 December 1973. His last duty station was Vientaine, Thailand where he was a captain flying fixed wing aircraft. A certificate of recognition given to Richardson from Headquarters, Military Airlift Command, United States Air Force on 15 May 1969 indicates he also was employed with Southern Air Transport. According to the certificate, he made sixty-six logistical airlift missions.