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