Robinson, Rembrandt Cecil, RADM

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Last Rank
Rear Admiral Upper Half
Last Primary NEC
111X-Unrestricted Line Officer - Surface Warfare
Last Rating/NEC Group
Line Officer
Primary Unit
1971-1972, 111X, COMCRUDESFLOT 11
Service Years
1944 - 1972
Rear Admiral Upper Half
Rear Admiral Upper Half

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Home State
Pennsylvania
Pennsylvania
Year of Birth
1924
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
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Last Address
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Casualty Date
May 08, 1972
 
Cause
Non Hostile- Died Other Causes
Reason
Air Loss, Crash - Sea
Location
Vietnam, North (Vietnam)
Conflict
Vietnam War
Location of Interment
Arlington National Cemetery - Arlington, Virginia
Wall/Plot Coordinates
01W 015

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 Duty Stations
US NavyCommander Naval Amphibious Forces Pacific (COMPHIBPAC)USS Monmouth County (LST-1032)USS Clarke County (LST-601)
USS Mahnomen County (LST-912)USS English (DD-696)Bureau of Naval Personnel (BUPERS)Fleet Anti-submarine Warfare Training Center Pacific (FLEASWTRACENPAC)
USS Walker (DD-517)Joint Forces Staff College/Armed Forces Staff College (Faculty Staff)CNO - OPNAVFleet ASW Training Center Atlantic (FLEASWTRACENLANT)
USS Charles Berry (DE-1035)COMCRUDESPACCommander in Chief Pacific Fleet (CINCPACFLT)/Commander Pacific Fleet (COMPACFLT)Fleet Anti Air Warfare Training Center (Faculty Staff)
COMNAVSURFGRU MIDPAC/DESRON 31Joint Chiefs of Staff (JCS)COMCRUDESFLOT 11
  1943-1944, 110X, USS Prairie State (IX-15)
  1944-1944, 111X, Commander Naval Amphibious Forces Pacific (COMPHIBPAC)
  1944-1946, 111X, USS No Name (LST-485)
  1946-1946, 111X, 12th Naval District
  1946-1946, 111X, 4th Naval District
  1946-1947, 111X, USS Monmouth County (LST-1032)
  1947-1947, 111X, USS Clarke County (LST-601)
  1947-1948, 111X, USS Mahnomen County (LST-912)
  1948-1949, 111X, Naval Training Station (Cadre) Newport
  1949-1952, 111X, USS English (DD-696)
  1952-1954, 111X, Bureau of Naval Personnel (BUPERS)
  1954-1954, 111X, Fleet Anti-submarine Warfare Training Center Pacific (FLEASWTRACENPAC)
  1954-1956, 111X, USS Walker (DD-517)
  1956-1957, 111X, Joint Forces Staff College/Armed Forces Staff College (Faculty Staff)
  1957-1959, 111X, CNO - OPNAV
  1959-1959, 111X, Fleet ASW Training Center Atlantic (FLEASWTRACENLANT)
  1959-1960, 111X, USS Charles Berry (DE-1035)
  1960-1960, 111X, COMCRUDESPAC
  1960-1962, 111X, USS Bradford (DD-545)
  1962-1964, 111X, CNO - OPNAV
  1964-1968, 111X, Commander in Chief Pacific Fleet (CINCPACFLT)/Commander Pacific Fleet (COMPACFLT)
  1968-1968, 111X, Fleet Anti Air Warfare Training Center (Faculty Staff)
  1968-1969, 111X, COMNAVSURFGRU MIDPAC/DESRON 31
  1969-1971, 111X, Joint Chiefs of Staff (JCS)
  1971-1972, 111X, COMCRUDESFLOT 11
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1945-1945 World War II/Asiatic-Pacific Theater/Surrender of Japan, End of WWII
  1945-1945 World War II/Asiatic-Pacific Theater/Okinawa Gunto Operation
  1945-1945 World War II/Asiatic-Pacific Theater/Iwo Jima Operation
  1972-1972 Yankee Station, North Vietnam
 Colleges Attended 
Pennsylvania State Wilkes-BarreArmed Forces Staff CollegeGeorge Washington University
  1941-1943, Pennsylvania State Wilkes-Barre
  1956-1957, Armed Forces Staff College
  1963-1964, George Washington University
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  OPERATION "DUCK HOOK"
  Sep 01, 1970, Promoted to Rear Admiral2
  Mar 04, 1974, TIME MAGAZINE ARTICLE1
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
Rear Admiral Rembrandt C. Robinson, commander, Cruiser-Destroyer Flotilla 11, became the first flag officer killed in the Vietnam War when his helicopter crashes in the Gulf of Tonkin. He was returning to his flagship.
   
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