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Robert L. Gray Collection (2136) Finding Aid

Item Number: 21360000000
 Collection

Scope and Contents

Two hundred slides document Robert L. Gray's service in the United States Navy with River Section 523/River Division 572 and River Division 594, July 1968 - July 1969.

Dates

  • 22 December 2009

Biographical / Historical

Robert L. Gray was born in 1938 in Jane Lew, West Virginia. He volunteered for the United States Navy in 1956. Gray serviced twenty-six and half years in the navy with one and half years in Southeast Asia. He was assigned to River Section 523, River Division 572 from July 1968 to December 1968 then reassigned to River Division 594 from December 1968 to July 1969. He was later assigned to Nag Dong Tam from August 1971 to February 1972. He held the positions of PBR Boat Captain and Advisor to Vietnamese Navy Communication. While in Vietnam, he was stationed at Vinh Long, Moc Hoa, Nha Be, and Dong Tam. Gray was apart of various campaigns while in Vietnam and received the Silver Star, Bronze Star, Purple Heart, and other citations. He retired in 1982 at the rank of E-9. Gray currently belongs to the VFW, American Legion, AMVets, and PBR -FVA.
Title
Finding Aid
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Slide Collection
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Slides

200 slides documents Robert Gray's service with River Section 523/River Division 572 and River Division 594, July 1968 - July 1969 VAS059655-VAS059854

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1
Slides

200 slides documents Robert Gray's service with River Section 523/River Division 572 and River Division 594, July 1968 - July 1969 VAS059655-VAS059854

Click here to view all Slides

Pub Credit Line
21360000000, Robert L. Gray Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University

Added: 22 Dec 2009 [Updated: 04 Jun 2012]