"Airman Avery REceives ROTC Scholarship," Mexico (Missouri) Ledger, 21 August 1974, p.10, col. 2.
Airman Avery Receives ROTC Scholarship WITH U.S. AIR FORCES, Thailand—Airman First Class Robert L. Avery, son of Mrs. Arvin LaRue of Route 2, Montgomery City, Mo., has been selected for a four-year U.S. Air Force Reserve Officers Training Corps scholarship. Airman Avery, presently a tele-communications systems controller at Takhli Royal Thai AFB, Thailand, will .separate from the Air Force this fall and will enter the University of Missouri at Columbia to study for his bachelor's degree. Under the scholarship, the airman will receive full tuition, laboratory and textbook fees and a monthly subsistence allowance. Upon graduation he will be commissioned an Air Force second lieutenant. The airman, whose father is Delbert Avery of Route 2, Laddonia, Mo., is a 1972 graduate of Montgomery County R-II High School.