Our Government Forgot About Them , Did You?
For all those soldiers still missing, You are not forgotten!!!!
Staff Sgt. Floyd Henry Robinson - E6/ US ARMY- Born Friday January 28, 1949
- Company E, 1st Battalion, 8th Infantry, 4th Infantry Division, MOS-11B40
- On March 12, 1969 , Sgt. Robinson was serving as pointman for a 5-man reconnaissance team of a rifle company.
- The team was operating in Kontum Province, South Vietnam, about 10 miles West-Northwest of the city of DAK TO.
- During the mission the team became engaged in a heavy gun fire fight in the late afternoon. At that time, Robinson and two other team members were seperated from the team leader and his assistant.
- The 3 men began to escape and evade in a heavily congested area. They continued to evade until 1700 hours.
- On March 14, they had crossed a stream and had moved south where they were ambushed by a squad-sized element of communist soldiers.
- The 3 men returned fire and were able to break contact. Robinson proceeded north on a trail, while the other men sought to find cover in the thick brush.
- That was the last time Robinson was seen alive.
- The 2 other men continued to evade and were eventually returned to friendly forces.
- Company size operations were conducted in the area in which Robinson was last seen for 2 weeks after the loss without a sign of Robinson.
- He was classified Missing In Action!
- Nearly 10,000 reports relating to Americans in South East Asia have been received by the U.S. Government since 1975.
- A Pentagon panel concluded in 1986 that there were at least 100 men still alive.
- Robinson could be one of them men.
- How much longer must they wait for this country to bring them home?
- These men belong walking on or buried in American soil.
- Adopt a soldier and help bring them back where they belong.
- On July 8 , 1975 Robinson was declared Dead/Missing
- You can find his name on The Wall at Panel 29W-Row 023
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