Robert M. Greene


Preferred Name: Mick

Nickname/Call Sign: Mick

Date Of Birth: 12-03-1934

Highest Military Grade Held: Lt Col, O-5

Hometown: Taft, CA

Biography

Daughter Kathy is married to JAG B/G Steve Lepper USAFA ’79.

#1 Granddaughter Jen, USAFA ’04 is a Capt Bioenvironmental Engineer at Patrick.

#2 GD Helen is a Colo State grad and a Bio Research Scientist in Denver.

Units Assigned

  • 1956-57 Primary Pilot Tng, Marana AB, AZ T-34, T-28
  • 1957-58 Basic Pilot Tng Webb AFB, Big Springs, TX T-33 Distinguished GradJust before graduation, led a 5-ship of solo studs to make a flyover of Reese AFB “to show those B-25 pukes what the REAL pilots were doing”. Had Reese all reccyed from the air, or so I thought. In contact with Reese tower, made a perfect 5 ship flyby, when Reese asked “what is your position”? We had just buzzed Lubbock Municipal. When he pinned my wings on a couple of days later, my instructor, Frank Rodkey, said in a low voice, “Don’t know where Reese is, huh”.
  • 1958 Advanced Pilot Tng, Williams AFB, AZ F-86F
  • 1959 Advanced Pilot Tng, Nellis AFB, NV F-100A, F
  • 1959 AF Survival School, Stead AFB, NV
  • 1959-1960 Bomb Commander 9TFS, 49th TFW, Etain AB, France F-100D
  • 1960- 1961 Bomb Commander 9 TFS, 49th TFW, Spanghdalem AB, Germany F-100;
  • 1961-1962 Chief, Maintenance Flight test and F-105 Flightline Maintenance Officer; L-20
  • 1962-1964 AFIT, WPAFB OH, T-33
  • 1964-1966 AFWL and AFSWC Weapons Scientist and Flight Test Engineer F-100F, F-104C,D, F-4
  • 1967 Clovis AFB NM, F-100 Refresher: Jungle Survival Philippines
  • 1967 416TFS, 3TFW, Bien Hoa AB, Vietnam F-100
  • 1967 3TFW 416 TFS, Phu Cat Vietnam F-100
  • 1967-1968 416TFS Det 1 Commando Sabre (Misty) Ops Officer, Phu Cat AB, RVN F-100
  • 1968-1972 FX/F-15 Safety Design Project Engineer IG, Norton AFB CA T-39, F4
  • 1972-1974 48 TFW RAF Lakenheath, England Chief of Safety T-39
  • 1974-1976 48 TFW RAF Lakenheath, England Asst DCM, OMS/CC T-39
  • 1976 Assigned to WPAFB as Chief of Maintenance- Resigned in Lieu of assignment
  • 1976- Project Engineer, Chief Engineer, Program Manager with several Aerospace companies; worked on: Aircraft Ground Support Equipment Development, MX First Stage propulsion and FTOS and OIS; Nav/Wep delivery systems retrofit for foreign aircraft, Tacit Rainbow Autonomous radar killer, Anti-missile propulsion systems, Saudi Radio production and PM training, Comanche Helicopter development, and Standard Missile Interceptor Third Stage Rocket Motor.

Awards & Decorations

Flight Info

Military Education

  • BS Us Naval Academy 1956
  • MS Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering AFIT, WPAFB 1964

Civilian Education

  • BBA Utah State U. 1982
Biography

Biography

Daughter Kathy is married to JAG B/G Steve Lepper USAFA ’79.

#1 Granddaughter Jen, USAFA ’04 is a Capt Bioenvironmental Engineer at Patrick.

#2 GD Helen is a Colo State grad and a Bio Research Scientist in Denver.

Units - Education - Awards - Flight Info

Units Assigned

  • 1956-57 Primary Pilot Tng, Marana AB, AZ T-34, T-28
  • 1957-58 Basic Pilot Tng Webb AFB, Big Springs, TX T-33 Distinguished GradJust before graduation, led a 5-ship of solo studs to make a flyover of Reese AFB “to show those B-25 pukes what the REAL pilots were doing”. Had Reese all reccyed from the air, or so I thought. In contact with Reese tower, made a perfect 5 ship flyby, when Reese asked “what is your position”? We had just buzzed Lubbock Municipal. When he pinned my wings on a couple of days later, my instructor, Frank Rodkey, said in a low voice, “Don’t know where Reese is, huh”.
  • 1958 Advanced Pilot Tng, Williams AFB, AZ F-86F
  • 1959 Advanced Pilot Tng, Nellis AFB, NV F-100A, F
  • 1959 AF Survival School, Stead AFB, NV
  • 1959-1960 Bomb Commander 9TFS, 49th TFW, Etain AB, France F-100D
  • 1960- 1961 Bomb Commander 9 TFS, 49th TFW, Spanghdalem AB, Germany F-100;
  • 1961-1962 Chief, Maintenance Flight test and F-105 Flightline Maintenance Officer; L-20
  • 1962-1964 AFIT, WPAFB OH, T-33
  • 1964-1966 AFWL and AFSWC Weapons Scientist and Flight Test Engineer F-100F, F-104C,D, F-4
  • 1967 Clovis AFB NM, F-100 Refresher: Jungle Survival Philippines
  • 1967 416TFS, 3TFW, Bien Hoa AB, Vietnam F-100
  • 1967 3TFW 416 TFS, Phu Cat Vietnam F-100
  • 1967-1968 416TFS Det 1 Commando Sabre (Misty) Ops Officer, Phu Cat AB, RVN F-100
  • 1968-1972 FX/F-15 Safety Design Project Engineer IG, Norton AFB CA T-39, F4
  • 1972-1974 48 TFW RAF Lakenheath, England Chief of Safety T-39
  • 1974-1976 48 TFW RAF Lakenheath, England Asst DCM, OMS/CC T-39
  • 1976 Assigned to WPAFB as Chief of Maintenance- Resigned in Lieu of assignment
  • 1976- Project Engineer, Chief Engineer, Program Manager with several Aerospace companies; worked on: Aircraft Ground Support Equipment Development, MX First Stage propulsion and FTOS and OIS; Nav/Wep delivery systems retrofit for foreign aircraft, Tacit Rainbow Autonomous radar killer, Anti-missile propulsion systems, Saudi Radio production and PM training, Comanche Helicopter development, and Standard Missile Interceptor Third Stage Rocket Motor.

Awards & Decorations

Flight Info

Military Education

  • BS Us Naval Academy 1956
  • MS Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering AFIT, WPAFB 1964

Civilian Education

  • BBA Utah State U. 1982
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