Maurice F. Weisner

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Maurice F. Weisner
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Admiral Maurice F. Weisner
Born November 20, 1917
Knoxville, Tennessee
Died October 15, 2006(2006-10-15) (aged 88)
Pensacola, Florida[1]
Allegiance United States United States of America
Service/branch United States Navy
Years of service 1941-1979
Rank Admiral
Commands held U.S. Pacific Command
Battles/wars World War II
Awards Defense Distinguished Service Medal (2)
Distinguished Flying Cross (2)
Air Medal (6)

Maurice Franklin Weisner (November 20, 1917 – October 15, 2006) was a United States Navy four-star admiral who served as Vice Chief of Naval Operations (VCNO) from 1972 to 1973; Commander in Chief, U.S. Pacific Fleet (CINCPACFLT) from 1973 to 1976; and Commander in Chief, United States Pacific Command (CINCPAC) from 1976 to 1979. He served in World War II as a naval aviator aboard the USS Wasp (CV-7) until it was sunk in September 1942.

Awards and decorations

Admiral Weisner's awards and decorations include:


Weisner retired from the Navy in 1979. He died in 2006 and was buried in Barrancas National Cemetery

See also


  1. "Maurice Weisner, 88; Admiral Headed U.S. Pacific Forces in 1970s". Los Angeles Times. October 20, 2006.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>