ROBERT E. CALKINS, LTJG, USN

From USNA Virtual Memorial Hall

Robert Calkins '52

Date of birth: June 6, 1930

Date of death: May 8, 1956

Age: 25

Lucky Bag

From the 1952 Lucky Bag:

Life & Loss

Unable to find any information about Robert's life or loss. He is buried in Arlington National Cemetery.

He was a pilot of AD Skyraiders; one was lost from Fighter Squadron (VF) 54 on that date.

In the Class of 1952's book, “As We Recall,” the only information given is "aircraft accident 1956."

Other

Robert survived a mid-air collision in March 1955; he and the other pilot both parachuted from their planes and were rescued.


Class of 1952

Robert is one of 48 members of the Class of 1952 in Memorial Hall.