Scott Stearney

Scott A. Stearney
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Stearney in May 2018
Born(1960-10-21)October 21, 1960
Chicago, Illinois, U.S.
DiedDecember 1, 2018(2018-12-01) (aged 58)
Naval Support Activity Bahrain base, Bahrain
AllegianceUnited States of America
Service/branchUnited States Navy
Years of service1982–2018
RankVice Admiral
Commands heldUnited States Fifth Fleet

Scott Andrew Stearney (October 21, 1960 – December 1, 2018) was an American naval aviator and Vice Admiral of the United States Navy who served as Commander of the Fifth Fleet based in Bahrain. He died in office by an apparent suicide.[1]

Early life and education

Stearney was a native of Chicago, Illinois. He graduated from the University of Notre Dame, earning a Bachelor of Arts in Economics prior to commissioning in the U.S. Navy in October 1982. He subsequently entered flight training and was designated a Naval Aviator in April 1984. He graduated from Navy Fighter Weapons School and held a Master of Science in National Resource Strategy from the National Defense University.[2]

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العربية: سكوت ستيرني
Simple English: Scott Stearney