Robert Earl Whitbeck was born on February 22, 1929 and joined the Armed Forces while in Alexandria, Virginia.
He served in the United States Army and in 20 years of service, he attained the rank of Lieutenant Colonel.
On January 30, 1968, at the age of 38, Robert Earl Whitbeck perished in the service of our country in South Vietnam, Phu Yen.
Per Ben Youmans Colonel Whitbeck served in the 173rd Airborne Brigade, Headquarters Service Battery 3rd Battalion 319th Artillery.
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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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