Robert Edward Rocky was born on November 12, 1939 and joined the Armed
Forces while in Lincroft, New Jersey.
He served in the United States Air force and in four years of service, he attained the rank of Captain.
On September 17, 1966, at the age of 26, Robert Edward Rocky perished in the
service of our country in South Vietnam, Khanh Hoa.
He was killed with Michael Edward Surwald, First Lieutenant, United States Air Force, and they are buried together in Arlington National Cemetery.
Michael Robert Patterson was born in Arlington and is the son of a former officer of the US Army. So it was no wonder that sooner or later his interests drew him to American history and especially to American military history. Many of his articles can be found on renowned portals like the New York Times, Washingtonpost or Wikipedia.
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