Romig, Robert (Interview outline and video), 2014

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Title

Romig, Robert (Interview outline and video), 2014

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Description

Bob Romig was born and raised in Ohio, attended Ohio State University and completed the ROTC program there, receiving his commission in the Army in 1967. He was allowed to attend graduate school for a year, and then took infantry officer training and went to jump school, then jungle training in Panama and supply officer training at Fort Knox, Kentucky. In the fall of 1969 he was deployed to Vietnam and was sent to Camp Evans and was assigned to 1st Platoon of Delta Company of the 2nd Battalion of the 506th Regiment of the 101st Airborne Division. From the time he arrived until May 1970 he patrolled with Delta Company in the Flatlands and in the area around what would become Firebase Ripcord. In May 1970 he was reassigned to a reconnaissance platoon of Echo Company which was based on Firebase Ripcord. After the fall of Firebase Ripcord on July 23, 1970 he and Echo Company were sent to Camp Evans to serve as a rear unit there providing security and still going out on recon patrols. In the fall of 1970 he returned home and completed his service in the Army as a supply officer at Fort Bragg, North Carolina.

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Publisher

Grand Valley State University Libraries. Allendale, Michigan

Contributor

Smither, James (Interviewer)

Relation

Veterans History Project (U.S.)

Identifier

RHC-27_RomigR1684V

Format

application/pdf
video/mp4

Type

Text
Moving Image

Language

eng

Date

2014-10-10

Citation

Romig, Robert, “Romig, Robert (Interview outline and video), 2014,” Digital Collections, accessed November 17, 2019, https://digitalcollections.library.gvsu.edu/document/41089.
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