Olds, Robin, 1922-2007

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Robin Olds (b. July 14, 1922, Honolulu, Hawaii-d. June 14, 2007), U.S. Air Force officer, graduated from West Point, received his commission and completed flight training in 1943. During World War II, he flew 107 combat missions, and during the Vietnam War in 1966 he completed 152 combat missions. Assignments in England, Germany, Libya, Thailand, and the U.S. included command of squadrons, bases, groups, and wings; he also held positions at Air Force HQ and with the Joint Chiefs of Staff. In 1966 he assumed command of the 8th Tactical Fighter Wing in Thailand, and the following year began an assignment as commandant of cadets at the U.S. Air Force Academy. In 1971 he became director of aerospace safety at the Air Force Inspection and Safety Center, and retired in 1973.

From the description of Olds, Robin, 1922-2007 (U.S. National Archives and Records Administration). naId: 10598727

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referencedIn Records of U.S. Air Force Commands, Activities, and Organizations. 1900 - 2003. Moving Images Relating to Military Aviation Activities. 1947 - 1984. Vice-Premier Nguyen Cao Ky's visit, United States Air Force Academy
referencedIn Records of U.S. Air Force Commands, Activities, and Organizations. 1900 - 2003. Moving Images Relating to Military Aviation Activities. 1947 - 1984. ARRIVAL OF COLONEL ROBIN OLDS FROM VIETNAM AND PRESS CONFERENCE, ANDREWS AIR FORCE BASE, MARYLAND AND PENTAGON, WASHINGTON, D.C. ANDREWS AFB, MARYLAND AND PENTAGON, WASHINGTON, D.C.
referencedIn Records of U.S. Air Force Commands, Activities, and Organizations. 1900 - 2003. Moving Images Relating to Military Aviation Activities. 1947 - 1984. VISITING DIGNITARIES AT UBON AB, THAILAND National Archives at College Park
referencedIn Records of U.S. Air Force Commands, Activities, and Organizations. 1900 - 2003. Moving Images Relating to Military Aviation Activities. 1947 - 1984. GENERAL HUNTER HARRIS AT A SOUTHEAST ASIA AIR BASE
referencedIn Records of U.S. Air Force Commands, Activities, and Organizations. 1900 - 2003. Moving Images Relating to Military Aviation Activities. 1947 - 1984. MIG KILLERS (COLONEL OLDS), UBON AB, THAILAND
referencedIn Records of U.S. Air Force Commands, Activities, and Organizations. 1900 - 2003. Moving Images Relating to Military Aviation Activities. 1947 - 1984. Homecoming, March AFB, California
referencedIn Records of U.S. Air Force Commands, Activities, and Organizations. 1900 - 2003. Moving Images Relating to Military Aviation Activities. 1947 - 1984. FIRST RED RIVER VALLEY REUNION, KORAT AB, THAILAND National Archives at College Park
referencedIn Records of U.S. Air Force Commands, Activities, and Organizations. 1900 - 2003. Moving Images Relating to Military Aviation Activities. 1947 - 1984. BRIGADIER GENERAL MCDERMOTT'S RETIREMENT, AIR FORCE ACADEMY, COLORADO SPRINGS, COLORADO
referencedIn Denman, Donald R., 1922-. Oral history interview with Donald R. Denman, [sound recording], 2005. Wisconsin Veterans Museum Research Center
referencedIn Records of U.S. Air Force Commands, Activities, and Organizations. 1900 - 2003. Moving Images Relating to Military Aviation Activities. 1947 - 1984. F-4C MIG KILLERS, UBON AB, THAILAND National Archives at College Park
referencedIn Records of U.S. Air Force Commands, Activities, and Organizations. 1900 - 2003. Moving Images Relating to Military Aviation Activities. 1947 - 1984. UNDER SECRETARY OF THE AIR FORCE NORMAN S. PAUL, UBON AB, THAILAND
referencedIn Records of U.S. Air Force Commands, Activities, and Organizations. 1900 - 2003. Moving Images Relating to Military Aviation Activities. 1947 - 1984. GENERAL CARL SPAATZ RECEIVES USAFA'S THOMAS D. WHITE AWARD, COLORADO SPRINGS, COLORADO National Archives at St. Louis
referencedIn Records of U.S. Air Force Commands, Activities, and Organizations. 1900 - 2003. Moving Images Relating to Military Aviation Activities. 1947 - 1984. F-4 BATTLE DAMAGE, SOUTHEAST ASIA
referencedIn Records of U.S. Air Force Commands, Activities, and Organizations. 1900 - 2003. Moving Images Relating to Military Aviation Activities. 1947 - 1984. SUPPORT TO USAFA (COLONEL ROBIN OLDS AT AWARDS CEREMONY), COLORADO SPRINGS, COLORADO
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Birth 1922-07-14

Death 2007-06-14

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