Collins, Robert H., Lt Col

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Last Rank
Lieutenant Colonel
Last Primary AFSC/MOS
1515B-Operations Support Officer
Last AFSC Group
Air Operations
Primary Unit
1943-1944, 8th Air Force
Service Years
1942 - 1965
Lieutenant Colonel

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Contact Info
Home Town
Olympia, Washington
Last Address
9405 E. Ravine Trail
Tucson, Arizona

Date of Passing
Sep 30, 2016
Location of Interment
Not Specified
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Ashes Scattered at Mt. Lemmon, Tucson, AZ

 Official Badges 

Air Force Retired Strategic Air Command

 Unofficial Badges 

Cold War Medal

 Countries Deployed To or Visited
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 Enlisted/Officer Basic Training
  1943, USAAF Recruit Training (Santa Ana Army Air Base, CA)
 Unit Assignments
8th Air Force490th Bombardment Group, Heavy3rd Air Division422nd Air Base Group
4th Air Force61st Troop Carrier Group65th Bombardment Squadron, HeavyStrategic Air Command (SAC)
15th Air Force303rd Air Refueling Squadron, Medium3536th Navigator Training Squadron3535th Navigator Training Wing
4017th Combat Crew Training Squadron326th Bombardment Squadron, Heavy92nd Bombardment Wing, Heavy4141st Strategic Wing
91st Bombardment Wing, Heavy
  1943-1943, Navigation School
  1943-1944, 8th Air Force
  1944-1944, 490th Bombardment Group, Heavy
  1944-1944, 3rd Air Division
  1945-1945, 422nd Air Base Group
  1945-1945, 1534, 4th Air Force
  1945-1946, 423rd Air Base Group
  1947-1949, USAFE Air Operations Squadron
  1947-1949, 61st Troop Carrier Group
  1950-1950, 43rd Bombardment Group, Heavy
  1950-1952, 65th Bombardment Squadron, Heavy
  1950-1965, 1515C, Strategic Air Command (SAC)
  1950-1965, 15th Air Force
  1952-1953, 1534, 65th Bombardment Squadron, Heavy
  1953-1955, 1534, 303rd Air Refueling Squadron, Medium
  1955-1956, 1521A, 303rd Air Refueling Squadron, Medium
  1956-1956, 1521A, 3536th Navigator Training Squadron
  1956-1956, 1534, 3535th Navigator Training Wing
  1957-1957, 4017th Combat Crew Training Squadron
  1957-1961, 1525A, 326th Bombardment Squadron, Heavy
  1958-1961, 1525A, 92nd Bombardment Wing, Heavy
  1961-1963, 4141st Strategic Wing
  1963-1963, 1411, 91st Bombardment Wing, Heavy
  1963-1965, 1515B, 91st Bombardment Wing, Heavy
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1944-1944 World War II/European-African-Middle Eastern Theater/Air Offensive, Europe Campaign (1942-44)
  1944-1944 World War II/European-African-Middle Eastern Theater/Normandy Campaign (1944)
  1944-1944 World War II/European-African-Middle Eastern Theater/Rhineland Campaign (1944-45)
  1948-1949 Berlin Airlift (East Gemany)
  1953-1953 Korean War/Korean Summer (1953)/Various Air Missions Over North Korea
  1962-1962 Cuban Missile Crisis
 Colleges Attended 
  1939-1940, Saint Martin's College
  1941-1942, Saint Martin's College
  2019-2019, Others/Not Listed
 My Aircraft/Missiles
B-24 Liberator  B-17 Flying Fortress  C-60 Lodestar  C-47 Skytrain/Dakota  
B-25 Mitchell  C-45 Expeditor  C-82 Packet  C-54 Skymaster  
KB-29P Tanker  B-29 Superfortress  B-50 Superfortress  B-52 Stratofortress (Buff)  
KC-97 Stratotanker  KC-135 Stratotanker  
  1943-1945, B-24 Liberator
  1944-1949, B-17 Flying Fortress
  1945-1945, C-60 Lodestar
  1945-1959, C-47 Skytrain/Dakota
  1946-1946, B-25 Mitchell
  1946-1947, C-45 Expeditor
  1947-1947, C-82 Packet
  1947-1949, C-54 Skymaster
  1947-1949, C-54 Skymaster
  1950-1950, KB-29P Tanker
  1950-1950, B-29 Superfortress
  1950-1953, B-50 Superfortress
  1952-1965, B-52 Stratofortress (Buff)
  1953-1956, KC-97 Stratotanker
  1964-1965, KC-135 Stratotanker
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