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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