CW2 Robert S Allen was a VHPA member who died after his tour in Vietnam on 08/05/2009 at the age of 68.9
Bedford, TX
Flight Class 67-5
Date of Birth 09/28/1940
Served in the U.S. Army
Served in Vietnam with 134 AHC in 67-68, C/7/17 CAV in 70-71
Call signs in Vietnam DEVIL 12, YELLOW SCARF 17
This information was provided by Pat Richardson

More detail on this person: Originally from Elizabethtown, N.C. Graveside service: 9 a.m. Monday, Aug 10, 2009, in Dallas-Fort Worth National Cemetery. He proudly served his country in the U.S. Army, serving two tours in the Republic of Vietnam as a helicopter pilot. He retired from the service at Fort Hood in 1982 after serving 25 years. Robert received numerous medals during his years in the military which include the Legion of Merit, Distinguished Flying Cross, the Bronze Star Medal, Meritorious Service Medal, Air Medal with Numerals 21, Good Conduct Medal, National Defense Medal, Army Service Ribbon, Vietnam Service Medal with one Silver and one Bronze Service Star, Overseas Service Ribbon with Numerals 3, Republic of Vietnam Campaign Medal, Armed Forces Reserve Medal with 10-year device, Vietnamese Cross of Gallantry with Palm, and the Master Army Aviator Badge.

Survivors: Wife, Pamela Allen of Bedford, TX; son, Stephen W. Allen and wife, Angel, of Florida; grandson, Dylan Scott Allen; brother, the Rev. Willie F. Allen and wife, Alice, of North Carolina; and numerous family members and friends.

Above info was culled from the Fort Worth Star-Telegram obituary section and the VHPA directory.

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