Bob Greenwood 'Bobo' graduated as a sergeant pilot from 19 pilots' course, RAAF Point Cook, in 1955. From there he was posted to Air Armaments School at East Sale, Victoria, where he flew Mustangs, Lincolns and Wirraways.
Bob progressively rose in rank during his time in the RAAF retiring as an Air Commodore in 1990. Bob was awarded the Air Force Cross during his service career. Upon retirement from the ADF, Bob joined the Victoria/Tasmanian region of the Department of Civil Aviation where he remained until his retirement. He lived in the Melbourne suburb of Williamstown.