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Robert Peter Johnson

West Point, 1955

Be Thou At Peace

Posted by Roy Thorsen on January 26, 2003:

I am so very very saddened by Bob Johnson's death. I didn't know him that well since A-1 and D-2 didn't get together too often, but we had a kinship in our New York roots, his from Manhattan and mine from Brooklyn.

I guess I got to know him best at our 45th reunion and here on the internet. No one can claim to be a stronger supporter of what's best for West Point or for our country than Bob Johnson. I didn't always agree with him but I always respected him. He was outspoken when many of us shied away because we didn't want to make a wave but secretly hoped someone would come forth....Bob always did.

I don't know why I cried when I read the notice and even now. Maybe because I know how much I'm going to miss him.

Well done, Bob. Be thou at peace.


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