Robert George Bull, II
"This memorial was created when photos of SGT Sleeper were submitted by David Sleeper's firstborn daughter, the eldest of 5 children ... 4 natural and 1 adopted. John (adopted), Ruthann(me), Darlene, Scott and Lynn. Ruthann Sleeper Marshall, 09/10/2012."
Air Force Academy Graduate, Class of 1961- Captain Bull was killed in
action on 26 August 1968 as a pilot of a C-7A aircraft in South Vietnam. He was on a resupply
mission when he encountered hostile fire, which destroyed one wing of his plane, causing it to spin and crash.
He was serving as a Pilot for the 475 TAC Airlift Squadron of Cam Ranh Bay ABSVN at the time. He had
also participated in airlift missions and as a ground controller for the Military Airlift Command
at Tan Som Nhut. He had completed over 100 combat sorties and over 400 combat hours. He was known for
his enthusiasm for all in which he was involved. Bull's name is on the Graduate Honor Roll at the
Catholic Cadet Chapel and on the USAFA War Memorial for his sacrifice for and dedication to the country.
Photo of Group Burial Marker at Arlington National Cemetery.
This is a memorial stone only because he graduated from the US Air Force Academy [location of marker]. He is buried in Arlington National Cemetery along with his wife, Virginia Lee (Ford) Bull.
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