Williams, Robert Ray
Williams, Robert Ray(1918– ) aviator; born in Evanston, Wyo. A West Point graduate, he organized the first Army Aviation Unit in 1946, as the Army Air Force prepared to become the independent U.S. Air Force. He commanded the Army Aviation Center (1962–63) and advised South Vietnamese forces (1966–67).
The Cambridge Dictionary of American Biography, by John S. Bowman. Copyright © Cambridge University Press 1995. Reproduced with permission.