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Robert Wilson

Robert Earl Dee Wilson was born inNorman , Oklahoma , in 1983 and grew up in Springfield Township , Ohio , with his mother, Elizabeth, and stepfather, Rodney. He attended Northwest High School where he graduated with State Honors in 2001.

 

He followed in his father’s (Lt. Col. Brian David Wilson) footsteps and joined the Air National Guard immediately following high school. Robert was a standout in every level of his military training. He earned Achievement in Marksmanship during basic training at Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio , Texas .

 

He then graduated with the highest grade point average at Electronic Principles Technical School , also at Lackland AFB. Robert then attended Satellite Communications Technical School in Augusta , Georgia , where he graduated in the top percentile. Since earning the rank of Senior Airman in the Air National Guard's 123rd Air Control Squadron unit based in Blue Ash, Ohio , Robert has twice received Air Force Outstanding Unit Award and also earned a Recruiter’s Ribbon and National Defense Ribbon.

 

Robert currently attends the University of Cincinnati ’s College of Design , Architecture, Art and Planning where he majors in Urban Studies. He is also working toward a certificate in Urban Planning by completing specific classes and community studios in Over-the-Rhine, Newtown and Loveland . Rob maintains a 'Dean's List' GPA while completing his duties for the Air National Guard and holding a part-time job. Robert’s father is a Lt. Col. in the United States Air Force stationed at Warner Robins Air Force Base in Georgia .

 

His mother works at Cincinnati Financial in Fairfield , Ohio and lives in Springfield Township with her husband, Rodney, and Robert’s younger brother, Chandler . Robert lives on Plum Street in the heart of the Cincinnati central business district where he is a member of the Downtown Resident's Council.

 

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