Colonel William C. Robinson

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I have fond memories of "Uncle Robbie" from my early days in Arlington, VA. My father, Thomas A. Miller, Col. USAF retired/deceased, worked with Robbie at the Pentagon. My dad and mom, Betty, were best friends with Robbie and Jane in the early 1950s. We moved away but always stayed in touch over the years. After I graduated from university in 1970 I went to DC to sightsee and job-hunt, staying with Robbie and Jane. Robbie was a great tour

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Posted by: Gail Miller Richardson - Bozeman, MT - god-daughter   Jan 06, 2013

My best wishes to everyone at this time. Bill was great friend who welcomed me into Rotary and into his teaching program at GW. I will always remember him warmly and with respect.

Posted by: John Chappelear - Jakcsonville, FL - Friend Rotarian   Dec 06, 2012

It was great to meet more of the “Robinsons” and to hear more about Bill and the family's relationships. Bill and Jane first connected with our family through Rotary and the Inner Wheel. Later Mary and I and my brother Tom got to know them as we became involved. Great people. Sad they are gone, glad they are again together. ~~ Steve Wharton

Posted by: A friend   Nov 17, 2012

My prayers and strength to the family through these sad times. Your dad, like mine, were very special in their lives. It shows in the love and unity of the Robinson family. Words do not meet the concrete dignity of Robbie's life, legacy. and honor. He is at peace now.

Posted by: Roger Brink - Bodega Bay, CA - Friends for many years   Nov 16, 2012

To the Robinson Family,
My sincere condolences on the death of your Father. I have know him since Pentagon days and have since kept in touch when seeing him at the Virginia Grand Military Band concerts and missed him at the last one.
May God comfort you during this difficult time and may he rest in peace.

Gloria Norris

Posted by: Gloria Norris - Alexandria, VA - Friend   Nov 15, 2012

Neil and Steve,

I send you my sympathetic condolences upon the death of your father.


Jim Pattisall

Posted by: Jim Pattisall - Falls Church, VA - Former teacher of his two sons.   Nov 15, 2012

On behalf of the Air Force Public Affairs Alumni Association, I want to convey our condolences to Colonel Robinson's family, and to express our deep appreciation for his very significant contributions to the military public affairs profession. He was a true pioneer and his oral history in the Defense Information School library will be a valuable student resource for years to come.

Mark Foutch, Lt Col, USAF, Retired
Chairman of the Board, AFPAAA

Posted by: Mark Foutch - Olympia, WA - Professional Association   Nov 15, 2012

In life there are certain people you meet who impact you in a wonderfully positive way. Bill was such a man. He will be missed but never forgotten.

Posted by: Drew Carroll - Alexandria, VA   Nov 15, 2012

Bill extended a warm hand of friendship to me on my first day at Rotary and has been a blessing to me and my family for over 15 years.

Posted by: Rick Endres - Alexandria, VA   Nov 15, 2012

Bill was an absolutely wonderful person. He was one of the first people to warmly welcome me to Rotary.
Years ago one of my sons played on our Rotary sponsored little league team. Bill came to one of the games. My son still remembers that, and it is just a small example of Bill's willingness to give to others.

Posted by: JOHN KLING - ALEXANDRIA, VA   Nov 15, 2012