Colonel Eric Robyn, a native of St. Louis, Missouri, spent 26 years in the US Army, serving in the Field Artillery and in various combat, headquarters and joint assignments. Since retirement from the Army, he has been active in business, classical Christian education and ministry to the military.
- A Tribute to Army Docs – 1995“You have the right knee of a 60-year-old man!” The year was 1995 and I was 48 years old. The Army doctor conducting my retirement physical was surprised when I replied: “Thank God, that is […]
- Two Tales of a City, 2015 – Part 2Fast forward to 2015. Not only were Sally and I looking forward to a nostalgic trip back to Germany and a visit with friends in Augsburg and Ansbach, but we also had the pleasure of […]
- Two Tales of a City, 1973 – Part 1INTRODUCTION: November 9, 2019, marks the 30th Anniversary of the Fall of the Berlin Wall. In 1961 when most of the West Point Class of 1969 were enjoying their first heady experiences of high school, […]
- What West Point Means To Me – Eric Robyn“West Point is wasted on cadets!” As a Tac, this half-joking assertion by a visiting professor of history at USMA stuck in my mind. Cadets are so busy just surviving, they neither fully understand nor […]
- No Good Deed Goes Unpunished – 1970I have learned over the years that connections with West Point classmates have become increasingly important – in good times and bad. Classmate and fellow Field Artilleryman Dan Horne and I shared a flight to […]
- Unexpected Influence – 1973By Colonel Eric Robyn, Aide to the Supreme Allied Commander Europe, 1983-1985 A Day with Sergeant John Baker, Medal of Honor Recipient As a Field Artillery Battery Commander assigned at Herzo Base (a former Luftwaffe […]
- At Normandy with President Reagan 1984By Colonel Eric Robyn, Aide to the Supreme Allied Commander Europe, 1983-1985 As Aide to the Supreme Allied Commander Europe (SACEUR), 1983-1985, I was privileged to accompany General Bernard Rogers (Commandant of Cadets when we […]