Robert Gobble


Preferred Name: Bob

Nickname/Call Sign: Bob

Date Of Birth: July 23, 1937

Highest Military Grade Held: Lieutenant Colonel, O5

Hometown: Beavercreek, OH

Biography

– Played on the Clemson Orange Bowl Team – 57; Sugar Bowl Team – 58

– 129 Combat missions Vietnam F-105D and F-105G Wild Weasel

Units Assigned

  • 8/1959-1/1960 Malden AFB, MO (T-34, T-28)
  • 2/1960-7/1960 Craig AFB, AL (T-34)
  • 8/1960-1/1961 Luke AFB, AZ (F-100C)
  • 2/1961-4/1961 Nellis AFB, NV (F-100D)
  • 5/1961-8/1962 67th Tactical Fighter Squadron, Okinawa, Japan (F-100D/F)
  • 9/1962-5/1964 67th Tactical Fighter Squadron, Okinawa, Japan (F-105D)
  • 6/1964-11/1964 4485th Test Wing, Eglin AFB, FL (F-105D/F)
  • 11/1964-11/1965 335 Tactical Fighter Squadron, Seymour Johnson AFB, NC (F-105D/F)
  • 12/1965-7/1966 333rd Tactical Fighter Squadron, Takhli RTAB, Thailand (F-105D)
  • 8/1966-8/1969 ATC, Webb AFB, TX (T-38)
  • 9/1971-1/1974 F-15 System Program Office (SPO), Wright Patterson AFB, OH (T-33)
  • 2/1974-3/1974 Nellis AFB (F-105G)
  • 4/1974-9/1974, 17th Wild Weasel Squadron, Korat RTAB, Thailand (F105G)
  • 1974-1980 F-15 SPO Program Manager/Asst Program Director
  • 1985-1991 F-15E SPO Chief Engineer

Awards & Decorations

 Distinguished Flying Cross
 Air Medal (with 9 Oak Leaf Clusters)

Flight Info

T-34
T-28
F-100 C/D/F
F-105 D/F/G
T-38
T-33

Military Education

  • SOS
  • ICAF
  • AWC

Civilian Education

  • 1959 BS, Clemson University
  • 1971 MS, Georgia Tech
  • 1985 MIT Sloan School
Biography

Biography

– Played on the Clemson Orange Bowl Team – 57; Sugar Bowl Team – 58

– 129 Combat missions Vietnam F-105D and F-105G Wild Weasel

Units - Education - Awards - Flight Info

Units Assigned

  • 8/1959-1/1960 Malden AFB, MO (T-34, T-28)
  • 2/1960-7/1960 Craig AFB, AL (T-34)
  • 8/1960-1/1961 Luke AFB, AZ (F-100C)
  • 2/1961-4/1961 Nellis AFB, NV (F-100D)
  • 5/1961-8/1962 67th Tactical Fighter Squadron, Okinawa, Japan (F-100D/F)
  • 9/1962-5/1964 67th Tactical Fighter Squadron, Okinawa, Japan (F-105D)
  • 6/1964-11/1964 4485th Test Wing, Eglin AFB, FL (F-105D/F)
  • 11/1964-11/1965 335 Tactical Fighter Squadron, Seymour Johnson AFB, NC (F-105D/F)
  • 12/1965-7/1966 333rd Tactical Fighter Squadron, Takhli RTAB, Thailand (F-105D)
  • 8/1966-8/1969 ATC, Webb AFB, TX (T-38)
  • 9/1971-1/1974 F-15 System Program Office (SPO), Wright Patterson AFB, OH (T-33)
  • 2/1974-3/1974 Nellis AFB (F-105G)
  • 4/1974-9/1974, 17th Wild Weasel Squadron, Korat RTAB, Thailand (F105G)
  • 1974-1980 F-15 SPO Program Manager/Asst Program Director
  • 1985-1991 F-15E SPO Chief Engineer

Awards & Decorations

 Distinguished Flying Cross
 Air Medal (with 9 Oak Leaf Clusters)

Flight Info

T-34
T-28
F-100 C/D/F
F-105 D/F/G
T-38
T-33

Military Education

  • SOS
  • ICAF
  • AWC

Civilian Education

  • 1959 BS, Clemson University
  • 1971 MS, Georgia Tech
  • 1985 MIT Sloan School