ROBERT E. CALKINS, LTJG, USN
Robert Calkins '52
Date of birth: June 6, 1930
Date of death: May 8, 1956
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."
Robert survived a mid-air collision in March 1955; he and the other pilot both parachuted from their planes and were rescued.