My great grandfather supposedly served in the Berlin Airlift.
His name is Robert Seaborn Whitehead.
I have no pictures only family stories is there any way to confirm this?
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The "Berlin Airlift Historical Foundation" have a website with a fair amount of information. That includes "The Men Who Participated". That has a list of units that were involved, only some of which have crew lists linked. Fortunately, one of them is for the 12th Troop Carrier Squadron, which includes Robert S. Whitehead among its members.
The 12th Troop Carrier Squadron is covered briefly on Wikipedia, including deployments and activities. If Robert Whitehead was in the 12th, he saw action in quite a few places.
The 12th Troop Carrier Squadron (M) site (on Geocities, and a bit broken) has some information on one incarnation of the 12th from the 1950s, including some photos. Not all people are labelled. If Robert Whitehead was still in the squadron then, he may be one of the unknowns, and it could be worth further study. But their "known members" page doesn't list him, so he may well have moved on by 1950 or so.
There's even a book 12th Troop Carrier Squadron history in cartoons, 1940-1945 about the squadron's WWII exploits… in cartoons! It does not look easy or cheap to find, but a library may be able to get a copy for you.
From Ancestry.com I can see that your great grandfather certainly registered for the draft during World War 2:
Name: Robert Seaborne Whitehead Age: 50 Birth Date: 22 Jun 1892 Residence Year: 1942 Residence: Ft Worth, Texas, USA
The National Archives at St. Louis; St. Louis, Missouri; Draft Registration Cards for Fourth Registration for Texas, 04/27/1942 - 04/27/1942; NAI Number: 576252; Record Group Title: Records of the Selective Service System; Record Group Number: 147
He also registered for the draft during World War I:
Name: Bob Leaburne Whitehead County: Lubbock State: Texas Birthplace: Texas, United States of America Birth Date: 22 Jun 1892
Registration State: Texas; Registration County: Lubbock; Roll: 1983384
At Google Books I found "Crossroads: A Southern Culture Annual" which, on page 49, mentions a Bob Whitehead who flew in the Berlin Airlift:
I think you will need to look for more records before you can establish the identity of the man in the two draft registrations and the man reported to have flown in the Berlin Airlift.