• Naval Academy Alumni will honor Pebble Beach Resident

    The United States Naval Academy Alumni Association will honor Pebble Beach resident Admiral Henry H. Mauz Jr. USN (Ret) and present him with the 2015 Distinguished Graduate Award at the 17th Annual Distinguished Graduate Award ceremony on March 27 at the U. S. Naval Academy in Annapolis, MD.

    The 2015 Distinguished Graduate Award is presented to individuals who have demonstrated a commitment to a lifetime of service and has made significant contributions to the U. S. Naval Academy, the Navy, the Marine Corps and the nation.

    Admiral Mauz graduated in 1959 from the U.S. Naval Academy and served in the surface warfare community following graduation. He commanded PBR river boats in Vietnam, minesweeper PRIME, destroyer SEMMES and cruiser ENGLAND. Early shore duties include leading the staff of the U. S. Mission to NATO in Brussels and the CNO’s staff in the Strategy and Concepts Branch. He was Chief of Staff to the Commander of Carrier Group One and upon being selected for flag rank in 1983 was assigned as Assistant Chief of Staff for Operations at Supreme Headquarters Allied Powers Europe.

    In 1986 Admiral Mauz commanded Cruiser Destroyer Group 12, AMERICA Battle Group and CTF 60 during strikes against Libya and was Deputy Chief of Staff and Acting Deputy for the Commander in Chief at Pacific Fleet Headquarters.

    From 1988 to December 1990, Admiral Mauz was Commander, Seventh Fleet and in August 1990 was Commander, U.S. Naval Forces Central Command during Desert Shield. He was assigned as Deputy Chief of Naval Operations for Navy Program Planning in 1991 and Commander in Chief, U. S. Atlantic Fleet in 1992.

    Following his retirement in late 1994 Admiral Mauz has served as a senior fellow for the Center for Civil-Military Operations at the Naval Postgraduate School and as president and then chairman of the Naval Postgraduate School Foundation.

    For more information on the United States Naval Academy Distinguished Graduate Award visit http://www.usna.com/page.aspx?pid=247

    posted to Cedar Street Times on March 20, 2015

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