Bob Pheiff

[3 JUL 1930 - E2 - 20490 - 23 APR 1998]

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Bob Pheiff and Dan Troyan
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E-2 Firsties - 1st Row: Axup - Dorward - Lilly - Pheiff - Murray - Chikalla - 2nd Row: Hansell - Gallup - Pemberton - Troyan - Ewing - Black - 3rd Row: May - Hoeferkamp - Donaldson (CO) - Tebben - 4th Row: Seay - Shideler (Absent: York)



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Robert Frank Pheiff

Robert Frank Pheiff was born on3 July1930 in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania. He was appointed to West Point from the 20th Congressional District ofPennsylvania and entered on 3 July 1951. He was in Company E2 andwas footballmanager forthree years. He graduated on 7 June and was commissioned in the US Air Force.


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Robert Frank Pheiff

Educator, Infosystems educator


Pheiff, Robert Frank was born on July 3, 1930 in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania. Son of Andrew O. and Grace (Pinter) Pheiff.

Robert Frank Pheiff, American infosystems educator. Decorated 2 Silver Stars, 2 DFCs, Vietnamese Cross of Gallantry. Member Association Retired Teachers, Retired Officers' Association, Air Force Association, Elks.

Education
Bachelor of Science, United States Military Academy, 1955; Master of Business Administration, George Washington University, 1970.

Career
Commissioned 2d. Lieutenant United States Air Force, 1955, advanced through grades to lieutenant colonel, 1978, various flying assignments, 1956-1973. Commanding officer 22d squadron United States Air Force Academy, Colorado, 1964-1965.

Instructor military training United States Air Force, 1965-1966, instructor pilot 12 Air Commando Squadron Socialist Republic of Vietnam, 1967-1968, programmer, systems analyst Headquarters Europe, 1971-1974, project manager tactical air control center Langley Air Force Base, Virginia, 1975-1976, deputy commander mission support Tinker Air Force Base, Oklahoma, 1976-1978. Instructor computer science Center State University, Edmond, from 1978.

AWARDS AND CITATIONS
Silver Star

Awarded for actions during the Vietnam War

Major Robert F. Pheiff (AFSN: 0-27378), United States Air Force, was awarded the Silver Star for conspicuous gallantry and intrepidity in connection with military operations against the enemy while serving with the 12th Special Operations Squadron in Southeast Asia on 20 July 1968.

General Orders: Headquarters, 7th Air Force, Special Orders No. G-105 (January 8, 1969)

Action Date: July 20, 1968

Service: Air Force

Rank: Major

Company: 12th Special Operations Squadron

Works
Author, editor: (textbook) United States Air Force Military Training for Freshmen, 1965.

Politics
Party affiliation: Republican Party

Memberships
Member Association Retired Teachers Retired Officers' Association, Air Force Association, Elks.

Interests
Reading, travel.

Married Anne Dolores Rich, June 11, 1955.

Children:
Loretta Anne Pheiff
Suzanne Pheiff

mother: Grace (Pinter) Pheiff
father: Andrew O. Pheiff

Burial:
Florida National Cemetery
Bushnell, Florida, USA
Plot: 412, 0, 3025


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