Rob Van Sice

Preferred Name: Rob
Nickname/Call Sign: Rob
Date of Birth: September 29, 1945
Highest Military Grade Held: Colonel, 06
Hometown: Tucson, AZ

Rob Van Sice – grew up in Montana and Idaho and entered the USAF as an ROTC Distinguished Graduate (DG)  from Montana State University in August 1967.

As a UPT DG, he qualified for one of the first “front seat” F-4 assignments in 1968. He flew 150 combat missions at Phu Cat AB in Vietnam, then proceeded through various F-4 assignments, including F-4C Wild Weasel Instructor, F-4 Fighter Weapons School Instructor, Flight Commander, and Wing Chief of Weapons and Tactics.

He transitioned to the F-16 and became a Squadron Commander and Wing Director of Operations (where he flew 23 Combat Missions in Desert Storm).

In 1994, he retired from the USAF as a Colonel and spent the next 13 years working in Defense Industries.

He fully retired in 2008 and resides in Tucson.

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