Robert G. Coleman II


Preferred Name: Bob

Nickname/Call Sign: Bullit

Date Of Birth: October 13, 1944

Highest Military Grade Held: Colonel, O6

Hometown: Jasper, AL

Biography

Colonel Robert G. Coleman, III has accumulated  4735 Total Flight Hours with 3970 Total Fighter Aircraft Flight Hours; 566 Total Hun (F-100) Flight Hours and 989 Combat Hours; 497 Missions in the 106 HC-47, 215 O-2, and 176 F-100

He also has 80 Combat Hours “in the hole” as night Battle Staff Director during 1st Gulf War

Units Assigned

12/1966-12/1967 Pilot Training Reese AFB, TX
3/1968-4/1969 9th SOS DaNang AB, Vietnam (HC-47, O2-B)
6/1969-12/1969 4510th CCTW Luke AFB, AZ (F-100)
1/1970-9/1970 355th FS Tuy Hoa AB, Vietnam (F-100)
10/1970-10/1971 416th Tactical Fighter Squadron, England AFB, LA (F-100)
11/1971-3/1974 391st & 390th Tactical Fighter Squadron/IP, Mt. Home AFB, ID (F-111F)
4/1974-8/1975 TAC Staff Officer Langley AFB, VA (T-33)
8/1975-6/1977 Aide to Comdr, TUSLOG Ankara, Turkey
7/1978-6/1981 435 Tactical Fighter Training Squadron/479th Tactical Fighter Training Wing, IP/Flt CC/IP/Wing Exec Holloman AFB, NM (AT-38)
12/1981-6/1983 75th Tactical Fighter Squadron: Operations Off England AFB, LA (A-10)
9/1983-9/1985 75th Tactical Fighter Squadron: Commander England AFB, LA (A-10)
10/1985-10/1986 Chief, Programs Control Div HQ TAC Langley AFB, VA
10/1986-6/1987 Dep. Director, Contingency Plans Langley AFB, VA
10/1987-2/1989 ADO 23rd TFW Langley AFB, VA (A-10)
3/1989-7/1989 Language School Monterey, CA
8/1989-6/1991 ACOS, TAC EVALS & EXERCISES. 6th ATAF, Izmir, Turkey (F-5, F-104, F-16)
7/1991-10/1993 Director, Contingency Plans & Arms Control, HQ TAC/ACC, Langley AFB, VA
1/1994 Retired

POST RETIREMENT:

10/1993-4/1996 Site Manager, Reflectone Training Systems, Columbus, MS
49th Tactical Fighter Training Squadron—Lead-in Fighter Training (AT-38)
4/1996 Final Retirement

4/1996- Presently Golfing, Fishing, and spending time with my Grandkids

Awards & Decorations

 Legion Of Merit
 Distinguished Flying Cross (with 2 Oak Leaf Clusters)
 Defense Meritorious Service Medal
 Meritorious Service Medal (with 5 Oak Leaf Clusters)
 Air Medal (with 20 Oak Leaf Clusters)
 Air Force Commendation Medal (with Oak Leaf Cluster)
 Air Force Achievement Medal
 Distinguished-Presidential Unit Citation
 Joint Meritorious Unit Award
 Air Force Outstanding Unit Award (with Valor Device & 4 Oak Leaf Clusters)
 Air Force Organizational Excellence Award
 Navy Commendation Medal
 Combat Readiness Medal (with 2 Oak Leaf Clusters)
 Vietnam Service (with Silver Service Star and 4 Bronze stars)
 Southwest Asia Medal (with Bronze Service Star)
 Republic of Vietnam Cross of Gallantry w/ V device

Flight Info

HC-47
O2-B
F-100
F-111 F
T-33
AT-38
A-10
F-5
F-104
F-16

Military Education

SOS (Resident)
ACSC (Correspondence)
Army Command & General Staff (Resident)
Air War College (Correspondence)

Civilian Education

1966 BS, The Citadel, SC
1977 MS, Troy State University, AL

Biography

Biography

Colonel Robert G. Coleman, III has accumulated  4735 Total Flight Hours with 3970 Total Fighter Aircraft Flight Hours; 566 Total Hun (F-100) Flight Hours and 989 Combat Hours; 497 Missions in the 106 HC-47, 215 O-2, and 176 F-100

He also has 80 Combat Hours “in the hole” as night Battle Staff Director during 1st Gulf War

Units - Education - Awards - Flight Info

Units Assigned

12/1966-12/1967 Pilot Training Reese AFB, TX
3/1968-4/1969 9th SOS DaNang AB, Vietnam (HC-47, O2-B)
6/1969-12/1969 4510th CCTW Luke AFB, AZ (F-100)
1/1970-9/1970 355th FS Tuy Hoa AB, Vietnam (F-100)
10/1970-10/1971 416th Tactical Fighter Squadron, England AFB, LA (F-100)
11/1971-3/1974 391st & 390th Tactical Fighter Squadron/IP, Mt. Home AFB, ID (F-111F)
4/1974-8/1975 TAC Staff Officer Langley AFB, VA (T-33)
8/1975-6/1977 Aide to Comdr, TUSLOG Ankara, Turkey
7/1978-6/1981 435 Tactical Fighter Training Squadron/479th Tactical Fighter Training Wing, IP/Flt CC/IP/Wing Exec Holloman AFB, NM (AT-38)
12/1981-6/1983 75th Tactical Fighter Squadron: Operations Off England AFB, LA (A-10)
9/1983-9/1985 75th Tactical Fighter Squadron: Commander England AFB, LA (A-10)
10/1985-10/1986 Chief, Programs Control Div HQ TAC Langley AFB, VA
10/1986-6/1987 Dep. Director, Contingency Plans Langley AFB, VA
10/1987-2/1989 ADO 23rd TFW Langley AFB, VA (A-10)
3/1989-7/1989 Language School Monterey, CA
8/1989-6/1991 ACOS, TAC EVALS & EXERCISES. 6th ATAF, Izmir, Turkey (F-5, F-104, F-16)
7/1991-10/1993 Director, Contingency Plans & Arms Control, HQ TAC/ACC, Langley AFB, VA
1/1994 Retired

POST RETIREMENT:

10/1993-4/1996 Site Manager, Reflectone Training Systems, Columbus, MS
49th Tactical Fighter Training Squadron—Lead-in Fighter Training (AT-38)
4/1996 Final Retirement

4/1996- Presently Golfing, Fishing, and spending time with my Grandkids

Awards & Decorations

 Legion Of Merit
 Distinguished Flying Cross (with 2 Oak Leaf Clusters)
 Defense Meritorious Service Medal
 Meritorious Service Medal (with 5 Oak Leaf Clusters)
 Air Medal (with 20 Oak Leaf Clusters)
 Air Force Commendation Medal (with Oak Leaf Cluster)
 Air Force Achievement Medal
 Distinguished-Presidential Unit Citation
 Joint Meritorious Unit Award
 Air Force Outstanding Unit Award (with Valor Device & 4 Oak Leaf Clusters)
 Air Force Organizational Excellence Award
 Navy Commendation Medal
 Combat Readiness Medal (with 2 Oak Leaf Clusters)
 Vietnam Service (with Silver Service Star and 4 Bronze stars)
 Southwest Asia Medal (with Bronze Service Star)
 Republic of Vietnam Cross of Gallantry w/ V device

Flight Info

HC-47
O2-B
F-100
F-111 F
T-33
AT-38
A-10
F-5
F-104
F-16

Military Education

SOS (Resident)
ACSC (Correspondence)
Army Command & General Staff (Resident)
Air War College (Correspondence)

Civilian Education

1966 BS, The Citadel, SC
1977 MS, Troy State University, AL