Gary Wayne Robbins, Major US Air Force (retired)

Subject: Interment of Gary Wayne Robbins, Major US Army (ret), Cullum 19171-1953

Our USMA 1953 D-2 Classmate Gary W. Robbins will be interred with full military honors on Friday 2 December 2022 in Arlington National Cemetery (ANC).

The graveside service will begin promptly at 9:00 am ET with the caisson followed by the cortege departing the Arlington National Cemetery (ANC) Administration Building.  ANC advises that attendees should be at the Admin Bldg parking lot thirty to forty-five minutes ahead of the 9:00 am start.  The main entrance to ANC at the end of Memorial Avenue (see ANC Map) should be used.

At the time of his passing, Gary was to be laid to rest in the family cemetery plot in Mountain View, Missouri on a date when COVID-19 allows.  The interment plan has now been changed and Gary will be interred in ANC as indicated above.

Make a testimonial or a memorial gift:


  1. The PDF file distributed on 13 August 2020 via distro1953 email giving notice of Gary’s death.  The PDF contains not only the notice of his death but also the story of his life.
  2. A printable PDF 2022 map of ANC

ANC requires 100% ID checks at all entrances:

All visitors 16 years of age and older (pedestrians, drivers and passengers) must present a valid photo identification upon entering the cemetery.  Visitors include all funeral attendees, tourists, and personnel on official business.  School group leaders and tour guides must also present the required identification.  Original documentation is required; paper copies or cell phone photos of identification are not accepted: 

  • Visitors 18 years of age and older must present a valid U.S. state or federal government-issued photo identification for entry.  
  • Visitors 16 and 17 years old who do not have a U.S. state or federal government-issued photo identification may present an official school-issued photo identification for entry. 
  • Persons who are not U.S. citizens must present a valid passport or U.S. State Department-issued photo identification for entry. 

When stopped near the entrance to ANC by security, announce that you are there for the Robbins service.  You will be directed to park in a queuing lane.  Signs may also direct you to the lane dedicated to the Robbins service.  Please wait in your car due to restrictions on the numbers allowed in the Admin Bldg.

Weather appropriate outerwear and footwear are recommended.