William Robert Andrews, Jr
Birth: June 5, 1941 at Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts
Death: July 9, 1996 at El Paso, Texas
William(Bill) Andrews was born in Boston, Massachusetts, in 1941 and moved to El Paso, Texas, with his parents as a young boy. In 1963 he graduated from Texas A&M and was commissioned a Second Lieutenant in the Army Corps of Engineers.
Bill served in the Dominican Republic, Vietnam, Thailand, and Korea and his military career included numerous high level command and staff assignments. He retired as a Colonel in 1992.
Bill married his wife Anita in 1965 and had three daughters, Lisa, Nicole, and Erica. Bill returned to live in El Paso in 1993 where he died in 1996.
Burial: Arlington National Cemetery
ANDREWS, WILLIAM ROBERT JR
- Colonel, United States Army
- DATE OF BIRTH: 06/05/1941
- DATE OF DEATH: 07/09/1996
- BURIED AT: SECTION 59 SITE 469
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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