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31st Chief of Naval Operations Adm. John M. Richardson to Receive Navy League's Prestigious Adm. Arleigh Burke Leadership Award.

The Navy League of the United States is honored to present the Chief of Naval Operations, Adm. John M. Richardson, with the Adm. Arleigh Burke Leadership Award. This prestigious award will be presented at the Navy League's Maritime Gala ( on May 7, 2019, during the Navy League's Sea-Air-Space exposition at the Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center, National Harbor, Maryland.

The Adm. Arleigh Burke Leadership Award is named for a great naval leader and three-term chief of naval operations. Adm. Burke was a true American hero whose professional achievements, ethical standards, and unselfish dedication to his calling and his country personify all that is noble in the American character. This award is presented to an outstanding leader from government (civilian or military), industry or academia whose life is in keeping with the example set by Adm. Burke.


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