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First Name: Henry

Last Name: Ulrich

Birthplace: Southampton, PA, USA

Gender: Male

Branch: Navy (present)


Middle Name: G.

Date of Birth:

Rank or Rate: Admiral

Years Served: 1972 - 2007
Henry G. Ulrich III

Graduate, U.S. Naval Academy, Class of 1972


Henry G. "Harry" Ulrich III

Admiral, U.S. Navy

Henry G. "Harry" Ulrich III, was born in Southampton, PA.

He is a 1972 graduate of the U.S. Naval Academy. In 1981, he earned a Master of Science degree in Physics from the U.S. Naval Postgraduate School, and has also studied at the National War College in Washington, DC.

Ulrich served in a broad range of sea and shore assignments. As a Surface Warfare Officer, he served seven sea tours with units of the Atlantic Fleet, and participated in eight deployments to South America, West Africa, Northern and Southern Europe, and the Persian Gulf. During his last operational assignment, Admiral Ulrich served simultaneously as Commander, U.S. Sixth Fleet, Commander, Naval Striking and Support Forces NATO, and Commander, Allied Joint Command Lisbon.

Shore assignments include duty on the Joint Staff and the staff of the Chief of Naval Operations. He has served as Director of Cruise Missile Plans and Policy, as well as Director of Surface Warfare. In 2001, he was selected to lead the revolution in U.S. Navy training as Commander, Task Force Excel.

On 22 July 2005, Ulrich was promoted to the four-star rank of Admiral and began serving as Commander, U.S. Naval Forces Europe/Commander, Allied Joint Force Command Naples (COMUSNAVEUR/COMJFC Naples), from 2005-2007.

He retired from the Navy in 2007.

Medals and Awards

Defense Superior Service Medal (3 Awards)
Legion of Merit (5 Awards)
Meritorious Service Medal (3 Awards)
Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal
Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal

In Retirement

He is now associated with Enterra.

Honoree ID: 668   Created by: MHOH




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