Burke, Arleigh, ADM

Deceased
 
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Last Rank
Admiral
Primary Unit
1955-1961, CNO - OPNAV
Service Years
1923 - 1961
Admiral
Admiral

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Home State
Colorado
Colorado
Year of Birth
1901
 
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Home Town
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Last Address
Boulder

Date of Passing
Jan 01, 1996
 
Location of Interment
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Other Comments:

"Life has been good to me. I didn't die young. I wasn't killed in the war. I did most everything I wanted to do, and some things I didn't want to do. I had a job I liked and a woman I loved. Couldn't ask for more than that." 
- ADM Burke

   
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 Duty Stations
USS Arizona (BB-39)US NavyPearl Harbor Naval Ship YardDESRON 23
Bureau of OrdnanceCNO - OPNAV
  1923-1928, USS Arizona (BB-39)
  1928-1929, USS Procyon (AK-19)
  1937-1939, USS Craven (DD-382)
  1939-1940, USS Mugford (DD-389)
  1940-1942, Pearl Harbor Naval Ship Yard
  1943-1944, DESRON 23
  1945-1946, Bureau of Ordnance
  1948-1949, USS Huntington (CL-107)
  1955-1961, CNO - OPNAV
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1943-1943 Treasury-Bougainville Operation/Battle of Cape St George
  1943-1943 Treasury-Bougainville Operation/Battle of Empress Augusta Bay
  1945-1945 World War II/Asiatic-Pacific Theater/Okinawa Gunto Operation
 Colleges Attended 
United States Naval AcademyUniversity of Michigan-Ann Arbor
  1919-1923, United States Naval Academy1
  1929-1931, University of Michigan-Ann Arbor
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