Ret. Capt. Philip G. Graessle, SC, USN

85, passed away on May 6, 2017. Capt. Graessle retired after 26 years of active service while serving as officer-in-charge, Navy Exchange Service Center, San Diego, California. He received his bachelor’s degree from the U.S. Naval Academy, Annapolis, Maryland and his master’s degree from the Naval Postgraduate School, Monterey, California. Duty assignments included: USS Eldorado (AGC 11); USS Marshall (DD 676); Naval Supply Center, Oakland, California; Joint U.S. Military Advisory Group, Bangkok, Thailand; Electronics Supply Office, Great Lakes, Illinois; Bureau of Naval Weapons, Washington, District of Columbia; Naval Air Systems Command, Washington, District of Columbia; USS Bennington (CV 20); Navy Resale System Office, Brooklyn, New York; Taipei Headquarters Support Activity, Taipei, Taiwan; Naval Supply Center, San Diego, California; and Navy Regional Finance Center, San Diego, California.

July/August 2017