Robert Earl Whitbeck
Lieutenant Colonel, United States Army
Robert Earl Whitbeck was born on February 22, 1929 and joined the Armed Forces while in Alexandria, Virginia.
He served in the United States Army and in
20 years of service, he attained the rank of Lieutenant Colonel.
On January 30, 1968, at the age of 38, Robert Earl Whitbeck perished in the service of our country in South Vietnam, Phu Yen.
Per Ben Youmans Colonel
Whitbeck served in the 173rd Airborne Brigade, Headquarters Service
Battery 3rd Battalion 319th Artillery.
Photograph By M. R. Patterson, October 2002
Posted: 12 October 2002 Updated: 21 October 2002
Photo By M. R. Patterson, 28 June 2003