Lt. Colonel
Robert C Salamon "Solly"

with daugher  
Sue Salamon
at USAF Museum






​Solly at 2006 Reunion









Florida Today News - ​ Apr 4, 2014 - Salamon, Robert C., 90, of Rockledge, died Monday, March 31, 2014.  Arrangements by Life Event Center at Florida Memorial, Rockledge.   Solly's military service was written by Ralph Carlson and Tom McVey.

From MSgt Tom McVey

Solly was a WWII Veteran.  He served in the U.S. Army Air Corps as a navigator on a B-17.   Solly joined the 302nd in Clinton County AFB.  He was active and attended many reunions for the 302nd and was the Sergeant at Arms for the 302nd Buckeye Wing Association until March 2014.


From Colonel Ralph Carlson - Commander 1st TATS

Solly was one of the key Navigators for the 1st TATS  on the C-119 delivery missions to Ethiopia and other destinations.    In retirement, Solly was active with our Buckeye Wing members that had moved to Florida.  He served on both Coco Beach reunion organizing committee's and attended our February picnic gatherings at the Patrick AFB Yacht Club. ( See WEB page, Happenings for photos). An avid golfer, he played weekly at the Patrick course. He and Dick Linihan were frequent golfing partners


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