Robert Robinson was born at Hamilton AFB, CA. He grew up an Army brat and had the privilege of visiting Europe numerous times. After graduating high school at Lansing Kansas, Robert enlisted in the United States Army in June 1982. He received his Basic and Advanced Individual Training as a Military Policeman at Ft McClellan, Alabama.
During his 21 years of service, Rob served in South Korea, Texas, Italy, North Carolina, Johnston Atoll, Germany, Cuba, Panama, and Operation Enduring Freedom: Afghanistan. He completed the Basic Airborne School, Jumpmaster School, and Military Police Special Reaction Team Course. Rob retired as a SFC from the Army in 2003 and began teaching JROTC in at Summerlin Academy in Bartow, Florida.
Rob has an Associate’s Degree in General Studies from the Central Texas Collage and a Bachelor's Degree in Criminal Justice from Everest University. Rob is also a certified PADI wreck diver.
Rob is married to the former Tracy L Bonfransico and they have four sons (Sean, Christopher, Joshua, and Jesse) and two daughters (Brittany and Kera).
Rob, when he was young, became interested in Cryptozoology after watching the TV series “In Search of” and the movies” The Abominable Snowman of the Himalayas” and “The Legend of Boggy Creek”. His mother, who is from Scotland, related stories of the Loch Ness Monster, to him. Also, his uncle would relate scary stories of the Fouke Monster and Bigfoot. Because the whole subject of real monsters scared him, Rob started researching monster legends by reading every book he could. Rob also became interested in UFO and extraterrestrials after watching the movie “Close Encounters of the Third Kind”. His fear turned into intrigue and then became a hobby and passion. After retiring from the Army,
Rob started going on Swamp Ape expedition with the Bigfoot Field Research Organization. Tracy (Rob’s wife) also had an interest in the unexplained and accompanied him on his monster hunts. Tracy also conducted paranormal research investigations such as haunting and ghosts. Rob has accompanied Tracy on numerous ghost hunts. Robert took the Cryptozoology college class with Florida Keys Community College. Rob is also a member of MUFON to further explore his interest in UFO’s and extraterrestrials. Rob likes to refer to himself as a Legend Tripper, and goes on at least one Monster/Ghost hunt a month when his schedule allows. During a recent trip to Pennsylvania Rob and his wife stayed in a haunted bed and breakfast and conducted a ghost hunt.
Rob has stated that “When you are out at night, monster or ghost hunting, there is nothing better than being scared and excited at the same time.