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Charles R. Larson

Admiral Charles Larson as superintendent of the US Naval Academy
Born November 20, 1936(1936-11-20)
Sioux Falls, South Dakota
Died July 26, 2014(2014-07-26) (aged 77)
Annapolis, Maryland
Allegiance United States of America
Service/branch United States Navy
Years of service 1958–1998
Rank Admiral
Unit USS Sculpin (SSN-590) (XO)
USS Halibut (SSN-587) (CO)
Commander, Submarine Development Group One
Commands held Superintendent of the U.S. Naval Academy
U.S. Pacific Command
Awards Defense Distinguished Service Medal
Navy Distinguished Service Medal (7)
Legion of Merit (3)
Bronze Star
Presidential Service Badge
Other work Board of Directors, Northrop Grumman
Political candidate

Charles Robert Larson (November 20, 1936 – July 26, 2014) was an American four-star Admiral of the United States Navy.

A 1958 graduate of the United States Naval Academy, Larson twice served as Superintendent of the U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis, Maryland. He also served as Commander in Chief, United States Pacific Command (CINCPAC).

Larson died in his home in Annapolis, Maryland, after a two-year battle with leukemia at the age of 77.[1]

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