RPB’s Robert Faurot Gets U.S. Air Force Pilot Wings

Robert Faurot of Royal Palm Beach was awarded his Air Force pilot wings at Laughlin Air Base in Del Rio Texas on May 17.

Faurot will be flying a KC-135 tanker, on which he has been a in-flight refueler for the past 10 years.

His parents are John and Kathy Bell of Royal Palm Beach. He has two sisters, Jessica Fan and Gretchen Faurot, and a nephew Cameron Faurot.

Faurot is a 2000 graduate of Royal Palm Beach High School. He will be stationed for the next six months at Altus Air Base in Oklahoma with his wife, Melissa Will Faurot.