COL Robert A Arnet was a potential VHPA member who died after his tour in Vietnam on 07/07/1995 at the age of 66.0
Austin, TX
Date of Birth 06/19/1929
Served in the U.S. Army
This information was provided by Barry Geller, SSN Deceased search

More detail on this person: Austin American-Statesman (TX) - Monday, July 10, 1995

U.S. Army Col. Robert A. Arnet, age 66, of Austin died Friday July 7, 1995.

He was the son of U.S. Coast Guard Cmd. (Ret.) Sverre S. Arnet and Jenny B. Arnet. He was a distinguished graduate from the New Mexico Military Institute in 1951. Col. Arnet was a veteran of the Korean and Vietnam wars where he was awarded many meritorious awards: Legion of Merit with Three Oak Leaf Clusters; Distinguished Flying Cross; Soldier's Medal; Bronze Star Medal with V Device and Three Oak Leaf Clusters; Air Medal with Numerals 14; Meritorious Service Medal with One Oak Leaf Cluster; Purple Heart; Army Commendation Medal with One Oak Leaf Cluster; Office of the Secretary of Defense Identification Badge; General Staff Identification Badge; United Nations Service Medal; National Defense Service Medal with One Oak Leaf Cluster; Korean Service Medal with Three Bronze Service Stars; Republic of Korea Presidential Unit Citation; Master Army Aviator Badge; Vietnam Service Medal with One Silver and One Bronze Service Star; Vietnamese Civil Actions Honor Medal, First Class with Oak Leaf Device; Two Vietnamese Crosses of Gallantry with Palm; and Republic of Vietnam Campaign Medal. He completed his military career proudly serving as G-1 of HHC III Corps at Fort Hood, Texas, where he retired in 1978. Survivors include his wife, Nadine Arnet of Austin; sons, Robert A. Arnet, Jr. and wife, Sally, of Tulsa, Oklahoma, and James A. Arnet and wife, Sherry, of Grand Rapids, Michigan; daughter, Anita Ann Arnet of Austin; and five grandchildren, Stewart, Amanda, Abby, Christopher and Preston. The family will receive visitors from 3:00 to 7:00 p.m. Sunday at Amey Funeral Home. Services are pending at Fort Sam Houston on Tuesday.

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