Robert Leggat

Preferred Name: Bob
Nickname/Call Sign: Bob
Date Of Birth: 10-29-1938
Highest Military Grade Held: Colonel, O 6
Hometown: Midvale, UT

Civilian Education

  • Masters Degree

Units Assigned

  • 1965 UPT Class 66A , Webb AFB, Big Spring, TX.
    C-141 Transition Tinker AFB, OK
    44th MAS, Travis AFB. CA C-141 Aircraft Cdr, Flight Examiner, C-141
    Volunteered for duty in Vietnam. Transition training at Luke AFB, AR F-100
    Three survival schools
  • 1969 to 1970 531st TFS, 3rd TFW, Bien Hoa AB, RVN 220 combat missions, F-100. Upgraded to Instructor Pilot in the F-100D.
  • After Vietnam, I was initially assigned to Myrtle Beach in the A7, but MAC was in dire need of pilots, so I was reassigned back to Travis where I resumed duty as a Flight Examiner Pilot.
  • 1973-76- attended SOS and went back to school for a Masters Degree and then to an AFROTC assignment. Flew the T-39 at Hill AFB while serving as the Commandant of Cadets at BYU.
  • 1976-77 Armed Forces Staff College
  • 1981-84 Professor of Aerospace Studies (PAS) at the University of Utah.
  • 1983-86 Deputy Cmdr 7350th th ABG, Templehof AB, Berlin Germany
  • 1986 – Retired from the Air Force

Military Education

  • Air War College


I just found out about the Saber Society from my old friend Al Whitley.
I have sent in my dues and hope to be seeing some of my old friends at some future reunions.
Best Wishes to all!!!

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