Charles R. Larson
|Charles R. Larson|
Admiral Charles Larson as superintendent of the US Naval Academy
|Born||November 20, 1936|
Sioux Falls, South Dakota
|Died||July 26, 2014 (aged 77)|
|Allegiance||United States of America|
|Service/branch||United States Navy|
|Years of service||1958–1998|
|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)
Presidential Service Badge
|Other work||Board of Directors, Northrop Grumman|
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.
- Rodricks, Dan (26 July 2014). "Adm. Charles R. Larson, former Naval Academy superintendent, dies". The Baltimore Sun. Retrieved 27 July 2014.