Bianchi, Robert T., LT

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Last Rank
Last Primary NEC
131X-Unrestricted Line Officer - Pilot
Last Rating/NEC Group
Line Officer
Primary Unit
1987-1987, USNS Mercy (T-AH-19)
Service Years
1983 - 1987

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Home State
New Jersey
New Jersey
Year of Birth
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Contact Info
Home Town
Maplewood, NJ
Last Address
Not Specified

Date of Passing
Mar 23, 1987
Location of Interment
Restland Memorial Park - East Hanover, New Jersey
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Plot: Birch section 68-B grave 1

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Order of the Shellback

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Naval Aviator Wings

 Unit Assignments/ Advancement Schools
HC-5 Providers/Arch AngelsUSNS Mercy (T-AH-19)
  1984-1987, 131X, HC-5 Providers/Arch Angels
  1987-1987, USNS Mercy (T-AH-19)
 Colleges Attended 
United States Naval Academy
  1979-1983, United States Naval Academy10
 Other News, Events and Photographs
  Mar 24, 2013, General Photos2
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
Bobby was a graduate of the United States Naval Academy Class of 1983. All American Lacrosse Player and Captain of the Navy Lacrosse Team his first class year. He reported to flight school in January 1984. He graduated, earned his "Wings of Gold", became a Naval Aviator on 31 May 1985 in Pensacola, Florida. He was assigned to HC-5 in Guam January of 1986. He made flight commander on 30 January 1987. Bobby was assigned to the USNS Mercy 18 March 1987 to aid with it's four month humanitarian mission in the Philippines and South Pacific. On March 23, 1987 the HH-46 Helicopter he was piloting crashed approx. 32 miles north of Subic Bay Naval Air Station on the Bucao River. 
Other Comments:
His Brother, Kevin A. Bianchi, was killed in 2003 in Navy Helo Accident also. 
 Military Association Memberships
In the Line of DutyUnited States Navy Memorial
  2015, In the Line of Duty [Verified]
  2015, United States Navy Memorial - Assoc. Page
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