Robert Albert Stephens BEM

Name: Robert Stephens BEM.
Combat Name: 'Chuck'.
Address: 234/1 Nguyen Tieu La.
P 8, Q 10.
City: TP HCMC.
Country: Vietnam.
Mobile: +84 938 884 729.
Service Number: A220871.
Aircrew Position: Crewman.
Squadron/s 5 Squadron.
9 Squadron.
Aircraft Flown: Iroquois.
Decorations: British Empire Medal for Gallantry.
Courses: No 7 Crewman's Course, 10/69 - 02/70.
No 550 Recruit Course, Wagga, 1960.
No 19 Trainee Mechanics Course (TM) RSTT, Wagga.
No 39 Armament Mechanics Course (ArmMech) RSTT, Wagga.
No 25 Armament Fitters Course (ArmFitt) RSTT,
No 46 Recruit Course, Sep 1985, Edinburgh.
Other: 1st RAAF Service ~ Dec 1960 - Dec 1972.
2nd RAAF Service ~ Sep 1985 - Dec 1993. Re-entered as a Motor Transport
Driver and commenced training on No 46 Recruit Course at Edinburgh.
Note: First time ever having male and female recruits on the same course.
Did all training courses required for a Motor Transport Driver (MTD2).
Jan 1994 - Dec 2007, Salvation Army Officer .... Philanthropic Representative in
support of the ADF. Served with 3BDE Townsville, 1AAVN Rgt/8 SIG
Regiment,Toowoomba, 1BDE Darwin, RMC Duntroon, and AHQ Canberra.

Total ADF time: 35 years.
Vietnam Service:
23/07/70 - 05/05/71.
Interests: Collecting Viet Cong (VC) and North Vietnamese medals (NVA/NLF). Bob believes he
has the largest collection in Australia and still going.
Profile Date: 26 April, 2008.  
Profile Update: 11 April 2015.