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 Robert William “Bear” Bruno

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Robert William “Bear” Bruno

  • Birth 5 Oct 1956 Kern County, California, USA
  • Death 16 Jun 1983
  • Burial Mojave, Kern County, California, USA
  • Plot Section F Plot 6 Lot 12
  • Memorial ID 10301387

Lt. Bruno is one of fourteen killed when their P-3B-65-LO-Orion (152720) crashed into a Kauai mountain side during a routine mid-afternoon training exercise in support of ships. It was the worst Lockheed P-3 accident at the time.

They were part of the “Screaming Eagles” Patrol Squadron One based at Barbers Point Naval Air Station near Honolulu.

Also killed were:
PO2 Armando Santa Castillo Jr. – Hollister, CA
PO3 Christopher Roland Chambers – Houston, TX
Lt jg Robert Louis Coulter Jr. – Philadelphia, PA
Lt. Michael Eugene Gallagher – Pensacola, FL
PO3 Ronald Lipschutz Jr. – Rivera, CA
Lt jg Michael Richard Lunde – Arlington, TX
Lt. Cmdr. James Robert Moseley – Macon, GA
PO1 Steve Alan Phipps – Monticello, KY
PO3 Leslie Alan Roth – Oxnard, CA
PO2 Brian Morton Sparrow – Westland, MI
AA David Lee Stringer – Eau Claire, WI
PO2 Brian David Sunde – Erie, PA
PO1 Ronald Carter Wilson – Fresno, CA




List in cemetery records as a veteran.
CAName: Robert W Bruno
Birth Date: 5 Oct 1956
Gender: Male
Mother's Maiden Name: Goulden
Birth County: Kern
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SSDI
Name: Robert W. Bruno
SSN:
Born: 5 Oct 1956
Died: 16 Jun 1983
State (Year) SSN issued: California (1968


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  • Created by: Tami Kelley
  • Added: 10 Jan 2005
  • Find A Grave Memorial 10301387
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Robert William “Bear” Bruno (5 Oct 1956–16 Jun 1983), Find A Grave Memorial no. 10301387, citing East Kern Cemetery, Mojave, Kern County, California, USA ; Maintained by Tami Kelley (contributor 46584454) .