Robins, Augustine Warner, Brig Gen

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Last Rank
Brigadier General
Primary Unit
1939-1940, M 2120, Army Air Forces Central Instructors School (CIS)
Service Years
1904 - 1940
Brigadier General

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Home State
Virginia
Virginia
Year of Birth
1882
 
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Contact Info
Home Town
Gloucester Courthouse, Virginia
Last Address
Randolph Field, Texas

Date of Passing
Jun 16, 1940
 
Location of Interment
Arlington National Cemetery - Arlington, Virginia
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Section 6, Grave 5738

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Last Known Activity
He is known as the Father of Logistics of the Air Force. He established workable systems and procedures  for logistics and for the training of officers, NCO's, and civilians who worked in that field. The city of Warner Robins, GA as well as its adjacent Robins AFB are named for him.
   
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Sources:
http://www.robins.af.mil/shared/media/document/AFD-070226-042.pdf
http://www.airpower.maxwell.af.mil/airchronicles/cc/robins.html
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Augustine_Warner_Robins
http://www.arlingtoncemetery.net/awrobins.htm
http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=8271592
 
   
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 Unit Assignments
US Army (USA)/US Military Academy West PointUS Army (USA)Aviation Section, Signal CorpsUnited States Army Air Service
United States Army Air Corps (USAAC)Air Corps Ferrying Command Air Force Bases/ Installations
  1903-1907, US Army (USA)/US Military Academy West Point
  1907-1917, US Army (USA)
  1917-1918, Aviation Section, Signal Corps
  1918-1918, Advanced Flight Training Course
  1918-1926, United States Army Air Service
  1921-1921, Medical Units
  1926-1940, United States Army Air Corps (USAAC)
  1935-1939, M 4416, Air Corps Ferrying Command /Headquarters
  1939-1940, M 2120, Army Air Forces Central Instructors School (CIS)
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1917-1918 World War I
 Colleges Attended 
United States Military AcademyArmy War College
  1903-1907, United States Military Academy
  1928-1929, Air Corps Tactical School
  1934-1935, Army War College
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