Ret. Capt. George Henry Eckert, SC, USN

Ret. Capt. George Henry Eckert, SC, USN, passed away on August 17, 2017. He was 87 years old. Capt. Eckert retired in March 1977 after 30 years of active naval service while serving as deputy commander, Navy Accounting and Finance Center, Washington, DC. He enlisted in the Naval Reserve in 1947 and was commissioned in the U.S. Naval Reserve in June 1952. In 1957, he augmented into the regular Navy. Capt. Eckert received his bachelor’s degree from St. Peter’s College in 1952. He also graduated from the Naval War College and the Industrial College of the Armed Forces. Duty assignments include: USS Kidd (DD 661); Naval Air Station, Atlantic City; Naval Station, San Juan; Naval Supply Depot, Mechanicsburg; USS Mountrail (APA 213); SPCC Mechanicsburg; Naval Air Station, Jacksonville; and commanding officer, Navy Regional Finance Center, Philadelphia.

Summer 2018