The following October 18, 1951, Lowell Tribune article was found on page 1, column 5:
Bob Schultz Is Enlistee
Bob Schultz, son of Richard Schultz of Creston, who enlisted in the Navy with his "best pal" David Grant, is also stationed at Great Lakes. The boys left October 8th. Both are L.H.S. graduates with the class of '51.
The following November 8, 1951, Lowell Tribune article was found on page 1, column 2:
David Grant and Bob Schultz, in boot training at Great Lakes Naval Training Center, had as their Sunday guests, Dave's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Byrl Grant. The boys will be very happy to hear from the fellows and girls at home. Address: Robert Carl Schultz, SR304-73-47, Co. 842, 103rd Bn., Camp Downes, Great Lakes, Ill.; David Byrl Grant, AR304-73-31, Co. 842, 103rd Bn., Camp Downes, Great Lakes, Ill.
The following December 6, 1951, Lowell Tribune article was found on page 7, column 4:
Mr. and Mrs. Byrl Grant visited their son, David, at Great Lakes Sunday. Dave and Bob Schultz of Creston will complete their Boot Training on December 15th and [will] be granted 12 hour leaves. All the fellows anticipate a Christmas leave from December 20 to January 4.
A December 27, 1951, Lowell Tribune article (page 2, column 1) listed Bob Schultz as one of many servicemen from the Lowell vicinity arriving home for the holidays.
This January 17, 1952, Lowell Tribune article was found on page 1, column 5:
David Grant and Robert C. Schultz, airmen apprentices, USN, sons of Mr. and Mrs. Byrl Grant and Richard Schultz, of Lowell, respectively, have completed recruit training at the U.S. Naval Training Center, Great Lakes, Ill. The 11-week training is designed to acquaint the recruit with all phases of Navy life, including instruction in seamanship, fire-fighting, gunnery, and signaling.
Bob left at 4:30 a.m. Tuesday, via plane, for San Diego, Calif., from where he expects assignment on an aircraft carrier. Dave is awaiting transfer to Jacksonville, Fla.
This information appeared in a January 31, 1952, Lowell Tribune article on page 1, column 3:
Bob Schultz, who completed his recruit training at Great Lakes shortly before Christmas and flew to San Francisco, Calif., on January 15th, has been assigned to duty on the aircraft carrier, USS Boxer. Bob sends his address to Lowell friends: Robert Carl Schultz AAN-F 304-73-47, USS Boxer, CV21, c/o Fleet P.O., San Francisco, Calif.
This April 10, 1952, Lowell Tribune article was found on page 3, column 3:
Robert C. Schultz A.A., VI-F, USS Boxer CV-21, c/o FPO, San Francisco, Calif. -- Bob, who graduated from Lowell high last spring, completed his recruit training at Great Lakes last December and has since been aboard the Boxer, participating in the Korean fight. He serves as a plane spotter. Bob enjoys letters from home friends, so keep directing them his way.
The following June 26, 1952, Lowell Tribune article was found on page 6, column 2:
Bob Schultz Aboard "Raider Ship"
With Task Force 77 in Korea -- Now serving aboard the aircraft carrier USS Boxer here is Robert C. Schultz, airman apprentice, USN, son of Richard Schultz of Lowell.
The Boxer is on her third tour of duty in the Far East. Her pilots have raided Communist supply lines throughout North Korea.
A September 18, 1952, Lowell Tribune article about letters to Mr. and Mrs. Byrl Grant (page 2, column 2) contained the following:
The Grants have also heard from Dave's L.H.S. classmate and pal, Bob Schultz, who is at sea aboard the U.S.S. Boxer, the aircraft carrier on which a plane exploded recently, killing a number of men and burning scores more. Bob's clothing was lost in the fire, but he was not injured.
This October 2, 1952, Lowell Tribune article was found on page 2, column 3:
Bob Schultz Returns from Korean Duty
San Francisco, Calif. -- Returning here aboard the aircraft carrier USS Boxer, Sept. 26, is Robert C. Schultz, airman, USN, of Lowell.
The Boxer is completing her third tour of duty in Korean waters with fast carrier Task Force 77.
Her pilots have taken part in air strikes against the North Korean power plants, the capital city of Pyongyang, Wonsan, Chongjin, Songjin, and numerous other smaller North Korean targets.