Alfred Gustave Ward - Annapolis MD
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe
N 38° 59.216 W 076° 29.377
18S E 370985 N 4316381
Quick Description: Admiral in the United States Navy. From 1965 to 1968, Ward was assigned as U.S. Military Representative, NATO Military Committee. During the Cuban Missile Crisis of 1962, Ward, then commander of the Second Fleet and Strike Fleet, Atlantic.
Location: Maryland, United States
Date Posted: 7/9/2020 3:57:39 PM
Waymark Code: WM12T0A
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Alfouine
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Long Description:
He is buried in the United States Naval Academy Cemetery in Section 7.
Description:
From Wikiedia: Alfred Gustave Ward (November 29, 1908 – April 3, 1982) was an admiral in the United States Navy. From 1965 to 1968, Ward was assigned as U.S. Military Representative, NATO Military Committee. During the Cuban Missile Crisis of 1962, Ward, then commander of the Second Fleet and Strike Fleet, Atlantic, was also responsible for supervising the blockade of Cuba. He died in 1982 at the Perry Point Veterans Administration Medical Center.


Date of birth: 11/29/1908

Date of death: 4/3/1982

Area of notoriety: Military

Marker Type: Monument

Setting: Outdoor

Fee required?: No

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