May 21, 2015
Brig. Gen. Robin Olds' hallmarks were boldness, courage and leadership. A World War II ace and Air Force Cross recipient, he gained widespread fame and respect as the aggressive commander of the 8th. Tactical Fighter Wing during the Southeast Asia War
Robin Olds grew up amongst military aviators and aircraft. His father was a World War I pursuit pilot, an aid to Brig. Gen. Billy Mitchell, and commander of the first B-17 squadron. Robin Olds attended..