Blackwood, Robert Gene, CDR

Deceased
 
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Last Rank
Commander
Last Primary NEC
131X-Unrestricted Line Officer - Pilot
Last Rating/NEC Group
Line Officer
Primary Unit
1967-1968, 132X, Commander in Chief Pacific Fleet (CINCPACFLT)/Commander Pacific Fleet (COMPACFLT)
Service Years
1952 - 1968
Official/Unofficial US Navy Certificates
Cold War
Order of the Golden Dragon
Neptune Subpoena
Commander
Commander

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Home State
Texas
Texas
Year of Birth
1931
 
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Contact Info
Home Town
Breckenridge
Last Address
San Angelo, Texas

Date of Passing
Apr 19, 2010
 
Location of Interment
Calvary Cemetery - San Angelo, Texas
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Not Specified

 Official Badges 




 Unofficial Badges 

Order of the Shellback Gulf of Tonkin Yacht Club Order of the Golden Dragon


 Military Association Memberships
Military Order of Foreign Wars of the United StatesIntruder AssociationBlue Water Navy Vietnam Veterans AssociationVeterans of the Vietnam War
  1961, Military Order of Foreign Wars of the United States [Verified] - Assoc. Page
  1964, Intruder Association [Verified]
  1965, Blue Water Navy Vietnam Veterans Association [Verified]
  1972, Veterans of the Vietnam War [Verified]


 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
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 Ribbon Bar
Naval Flight Officer Wings

 
 Duty Stations
Commander Navy Reserve Forces Command (COMNAVRESFORCOM)Direct Commission Officer (Faculty Staff) Pensacola FLNaval Aviation Preflight Indoctrination (API), NAS Pensacola, FLAdvanced Flight Training, NAS Meridian, Mississippi.
Fleet Aviation Specialized Operational Training Group (Faculty Staff)/FASOTRAGRUPAC (Faculty Staff)VAH-5 Savage SonsVA-85 Black FalconsUSS Kitty Hawk (CVA-63)
VA-196 Main BatteryUSS Constellation (CV-64)Commander, Naval Air Force, U.S. Pacific Fleet (COMNAVAIRPAC)/Commander Carrier Air Wing 14 (CVW-14)Commander, Naval Air Force, U.S. Pacific Fleet (COMNAVAIRPAC)
CTF 77Commander in Chief Pacific Fleet (CINCPACFLT)/Commander Pacific Fleet (COMPACFLT)
  1952-1954, 110X, Commander Navy Reserve Forces Command (COMNAVRESFORCOM)
  1953-1953, 110X, Direct Commission Officer (Faculty Staff) Pensacola FL
  1954-1954, 137X, Naval Aviation Preflight Indoctrination (API), NAS Pensacola, FL
  1954-1955, 137X, Advanced Flight Training, NAS Meridian, Mississippi.
  1955-1956, 137X, Fleet Aviation Specialized Operational Training Group (Faculty Staff)/FASOTRAGRUPAC (Faculty Staff)
  1956-1956, 132X, VAH-5 Savage Sons
  1963-1966, 132X, VA-85 Black Falcons
  1965-1966, 132X, USS Kitty Hawk (CVA-63)
  1967-1968, 132X, VA-196 Main Battery
  1967-1968, 132X, USS Constellation (CV-64)
  1967-1968, 132X, Commander, Naval Air Force, U.S. Pacific Fleet (COMNAVAIRPAC)/Commander Carrier Air Wing 14 (CVW-14)
  1967-1968, 132X, Commander, Naval Air Force, U.S. Pacific Fleet (COMNAVAIRPAC)
  1967-1968, 132X, CTF 77
  1967-1968, 132X, Commander in Chief Pacific Fleet (CINCPACFLT)/Commander Pacific Fleet (COMPACFLT)
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1960-1973 Vietnam War
  1964-1973 Yankee Station, North Vietnam
  1967-1967 Operation Rolling Thunder/Operation Rolling Thunder V
 Colleges Attended 
Texas State University
  1948-1950, Sul Ross State University
  1950-1952, Texas State University
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