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Captain Robert B. Robeson

Commander and Operations Officer

236th Medical Detachment

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236th Medical Detachment

Background Information

Affiliations

Member
National Writers Association

Member
Military Writers Society of America

Member
Distinguished Flying Cross Society

Education

Eastern Oregon College

La Grande High School

La Grande Senior High School

bachelor's degree

English

University of Maryland

graduate degree

University of Nebraska at Lincoln

graduate degree

University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Web References (32 Total References)


Flashlight Memories Authors » Silver Boomer Books

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Robert B. Robeson was commander and operations officer during his tour with the 236th Medical Detachment (Helicopter ambulance) in Da Nang, Viet Nam, and also commanded the 63rd Medical Detachment (Helicopter ambulance) in Landstuhl, West Germany. He earned 35 medals in combat and has been decorated for valor eight times, including two Distinguished Flying Crosses and two air Medals with "V. Robeson has been published over 725 times in 250 publications in 130 countries, including the Reader's Digest. He's also a professional (life) member of the National Writers association and the Military Writers Society of america.


Honoring America’s Fallen Warriors on Memorial Day by Robert Robeson | Real Combat Life

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Honoring America's Fallen Warriors on Memorial Day by Robert Robeson

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2. (L-R) Captain Robert B. Robeson goes over details with CW2 Tim Yost (at Red Beach in Da Nang, South Vietnam) of a medevac mission for a captured and critically wounded North Vietnamese Army (enemy) officer-that they just flew under fire from the officer's own men-in time to save his life on March 7, 1970. (Photo by Bild am Sonntag, a West German newspaper that has given the author permission to use all photos taken that day.)
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Robert B. Robeson flew 987, medical evacuation missions in South Vietnam (1969-1970), evacuating 2,533 patients. Seven of his helicopters were shot up by enemy fire and he was twice shot down. He was commander and operations officer during his tour with the 236th Medical Detachment (Helicopter Ambulance) in Da Nang.
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Robeson retired from the U.S. Army, as a lieutenant colonel, after 27½ years of service on three continents. He has been a newspaper managing editor and columnist, has a BA in English from the University of Maryland and has completed extensive undergraduate and graduate work in journalism at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.
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WHY AMERICA EXISTS: A FOURTH OF JULY EPISTLE by Robert B. Robeson
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Pet's Hoof And Paw Prints On Combat Soldiers Hearts by Robert B. Robeson What It's Like To Be The Real 1% By Robert B. Robeson


Written by Robert Robeson ...

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Written by Robert Robeson For The Observer November 11, 2011 12:32 pm

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Robert B. Robeson flew 987 combat medical evacuation missions in South Vietnam (1969-1970), evacuating 2,533 patients. Seven of his helicopters were shot up by enemy fire and he was twice shot down. He was commander and operations officer during his tour with the 236th Medical Detachment (helicopter ambulance) in Da Nang.
He graduated from La Grande High School in 1960 and attended Eastern Oregon College for one year before moving to California to continue his college education.
More than 770 of his articles and short stories have been published in 270 publications in 130 countries. This includes the Reader's Digest, Writer's Digest, Vietnam Combat, Official Karate, Soldier of Fortune and Newsday, among others. He's also a professional (life) member of the National Writers Association and the Military Writers Society of America.
Robeson retired from the U.S. Army as a lieutenant colonel in Lincoln, Neb. He served 19 years in Army Aviation and a total of 27 1/2 years of military service on three continents. He's also been a newspaper managing editor and columnist, and earned a bachelor of art degree in English from the University of Maryland while completing extensive graduate work in journalism at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.


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The following article is written by Captain Robert B. Robeson, a pilot with the 236th Medical Detachment, Helicopter Ambulance and is excerpted from the May, 1983, edition of Soldier of Fortune magazine.


Written by Robert B. Robeson, ...

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Written by Robert B. Robeson, for The Observer May 25, 2009 11:05 am

From left, SP5 Tom Franks (medic on author From left, SP5 Tom Franks (medic on author's helicopter that rescued Yost and crew), SP5 Dave Farnum (crew chief), Capt. Robert Robeson (author and unit commander), and CW2 Tim Yost (aircraft commander of downed helicopter at Hiep Duc) pose for a group photo on the Red Beach flight line in Da Nang after a prior medical evacuation mission in early 1970.
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Robert B. Robeson, of Lincoln, Neb., and formerly of La Grande, flew 987 combat medical evacuation missions in South Vietnam (1969-1970), helping to evacuate 2,533 patients from both sides of the action. He had seven helicopters shot up by enemy fire and was twice shot down. He was commander and operations officer during his tour with the 236th Medical Detachment (Helicopter Ambulance) in Da Nang.
He's a writer whose articles and short stories have been published in more than 250 international, national and regional publications.
He graduated from La Grande Senior High School in 1960.
Robeson retired from the U.S. Army as a lieutenant colonel after 27 1/2 years of military service on three continents.

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