Reeves, Robert Russell

Robert Russell Reeves, Lt. Colonel, USAF (Retired)
11 Feb 1933 – 24 Apr 2019 (aged 86)

BIRTH            11 Feb 1933

Halifax, Halifax County, Virginia, USA

DEATH          24 Apr 2019 (aged 86)

Montgomery, Montgomery County, Alabama, USA


Alabama National Cemetery

Montevallo, Shelby County, Alabama, USA


MEMORIAL ID        198632528 · View Source


During his 30-year career in the United States Air Force, he clocked in over 5,000 flying hours without an accident, including over 60 combat missions and 361 flight hours in Vietnam. He was credited with saving numerous civilian and military lives and was awarded the Bronze Star, 2 Meritorious Service Medals, and 3 Air Medals, as well as many other recognition’s for his outstanding service to his country. Col. Reeves served as a professor at the Air War College at Maxwell Air Force Base for nine years prior to his retirement in 1986

Integrity, Honor, and Respect
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