National Flight Log Entry
LT ROBERT DAWSON HIGHTOWER, USNR
|Service Date In:||12/17/1941|
|Service Date Out:||08/10/1946|
|Date of Birth:||12/14/1921|
|Date of Death:||10/27/1973|
|Aviation Designation:||Naval Aviator|
|State/College:||LA Polytech LSU Medical School|
|City, State:||Shreveport, LA
Highest Personal Decoration or AwardNavy Air Medal with 2 Gold Stars
Pacific Campaigns - 2 Silver and 1 Bronze Service Stars, 1942-44.
USS Saratoga (CV-3)
USS Enterprise (CV-6)
VB-12 on both ships.
Board Certified and Fellow of American Academy of Orthopedic Surgery.
European Campaign - Instructor Pilot (including night) - Miami and Daytona Beach, 1945.
Orthopedic Consultant Barksdale AFB.
Associate Professor of Orthopedics, LSU Medical School, Shreveport, LA.
SBD Pilot CV-3, VB-12, 1942-44.