Roll of Honor

Midshipmen in the Naval Reserve Officers' Training Corps program pass in review just south of College Walk.

Robert C. Baetz

  • School: Columbia College
  • Class Year: 1948
  • War: Korean War
  • Date of Death: January 3, 1951

First Lieutenant Robert C. Baetz, U.S. Air Force, was killed in action on January 3, 1951, in Korea. He was a veteran pilot of World War II. In Korea, he was the pilot of a B-26B Invader bomber with the 8th Bomber Squadron, 3rd Bomber Wing. On January 3, 1951, while on a night intruder mission, the aircraft ran out of fuel and crashed four miles west of K-2 airfield.

Robert C. Baetz

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