COL Phillips, Robert A.

NAME: Robert A. Phillips
NICKNAME: Rip
RANK: Colonel
BRANCH: INF
STATUS: Retired
SERVICE: 23 years
DOB: 29 June 1933

 

 

 

SERVICE INFORMATION

HOURS FLOWN: 4206
COMBAT HOURS: 1160
FLT/NCO CLASS: 58-3
SCHOOL: Arkansas Tech
MILITARY SCHOOL: U.S. Army War College
AVN DESIGNATION: IP UH-1/O-1

AIRCRAFT INFORMATION

OH-58 O-1 T-41 T-43
U-6 U-8 UH-1 UH-1A

COMBAT EXPERIENCE

Vietnam – 4 campaigns

UNIT ASSIGNMENTS

158th Aviation Battalion
101st Aviation Group
10th Aviation Company (General Support)
Army Aviation School

POSITIONS HELD

Commander, 158th Aviation Battalion
GP S-3, 101st Aviation Group
DA Systems Coordinator, HLH CH-47
Chief, Concepts/Studies, FT Rucker
Chief, Army Section, Joint Brazil-U.S. Military Commission

DECORATIONS

Silver Star
Legion of Merit [2]
Distinguished Flying Cross [2]
Air Medal [18]
Bronze Star Medal