Robert B. Arnold
Distinguished Flying Cross
MEDALS-RIBBONS: Bronze Star, Air Medal w/32 Strike Flight Medals, Air Medal w/4 Gold Stars, Navy Commendation w/4 Gold Stars & Combat V, Presidential Unit Citation, Navy Unit Commendation, Marine Unit Commendation w/Bronze Star, Vietnam Cross of Gallantry, Vietnam Naval Distinguished Service Order (2nd Class), Vietnam Meritorious Unit Commendation, Vietnamese Air Gallantry, Defense Superior Service, Navy Occupation, National Defense Service w/Bronze Star, Armed Forces Expeditionary w/Bronze Star, Vietnam Service w/4 Bronze Stars, Vietnam Campaign w/Ribbon, Expert Pistol and Rifle
Bob had a celebrated career as a Naval Aviator. He made 1,265 arrested land-ings, flew 336 combat missions in Vietnam over six years, and had a total of 5,500 flight hours.