CPT Robert W Adamson was a potential VHPA member who died after his tour in Vietnam on 07/12/1981 at the age of 36.4 from Bus accident
Jacksonville, FL
Flight Classes 66-9W and 66-9
Date of Birth 02/02/1945
Served in the U.S. Army
Served in Vietnam with A/25 AVN 25 INF in 66-67
Call sign in Vietnam LITTLE BEARS
This information was provided by Richard Adamson (son), Chris Jensen, SSN Deceased search

More detail on this person: Robert W Adamson served with "A" Co., 25th Avn Bn, 25th Inf Div (Little Bears) in Cu Chi, RVN from August 66 to August 67. I served in the same unit with him but never got to know him very well. Bob was a quiet individual who tended to keep to himself.

We both graduated with WORWAC Class 66-9.

I heard rumors that he was assigned to Ft. Eustis, VA either as a test pilot or to become a test pilot after his DEROS in '67 but I can't confirm any of that.

From: Chris Jensen

My father left Ft. Eustis VA when I was 6. (1972). Stationed in Tomball TX. After being wriffed back to WO1, he left service and died after being hit by a Trailways Bus in Jacksonville FL in 1981. Survived by 3 sons: Robert W Adamson IV, Richard E Adamson, & Raymond S Adamson. I didn't know much about my father since I was young when he died. Would appreciate any info that anyone may have on his military career in Vietnam. He became mentally ill around 1975 and don't know much of his service history. I would like some service history if you know it.

My father died on July 12 1981. Buried at Hillcrest cemetery in Haughton Louisiana.

From: Richard Adamson

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