Bob Romines was drafted into the Army just nine hours short of completing his degree at Stephen F. Austin University. He arrived in Vietnam in 1968, during the last part of the Tet Offensive. As a helicopter pilot with the 45th Medical Company, Romines flew into enemy fire daily to rescue wounded soldiers. Fellow crew members called him "fearless".
Before his twelve month tour of duty in Vietnam was over, Romines had flown more than a thousand hours and completed 1,471 missions, evacuating 3,620 patients. During that year, no one flew into danger more often or saved more lives than Colonel Bob Romines He was awarded the Distinguished Flying Cross and has been selected as the newest member of "The Dustoff Hall Of Fame."
Thursday, May 23 2013 7:45 AM EDT2013-05-23 11:45:13 GMT
LELAND, NC (WECT) - One week after a soldier returning home from Afghanistan is surprised by his wife 100 pounds lighter, the unexpected continues. The couple has been bombarded with phone calls fromMore >>
An Army soldier surprised on live television with wife 100 pounds lighter is overwhelmed with all of the media attention. His wife is loving it.More >>
Wednesday, May 22 2013 11:03 PM EDT2013-05-23 03:03:05 GMT
Dozens of East Texas soldiers are home with their families for the first time in more than a year. The forty men and women of Delta Company 3-144 spent nine of the last 16 months serving in Afghanistan. TheMore >>
Forty men and women of Delta Company 3-144 are home after spending more than a year away from family and friends.More >>
Wednesday, May 22 2013 9:38 PM EDT2013-05-23 01:38:14 GMT
MOORE, OK - The trembling, mud-spattered dog whose photo went viral on Tuesday was not actually standing watch over her owner's body - her name is Susie, her owner is named Curtis Collins, and he's alive.ThanksMore >>
There's a happy ending to the story of the little dog who was found standing guard over a body after the EF-5 tornado that decimated her neighborhood in Moore, OK. Her owner is alive, and they have been reunited thanks to the viral photo. More >>