85, passed away on May 10, 2017. Capt. Alderman retired after 26 years of active service while serving on the staff of the Commander, Naval Surface Force, U.S. Atlantic Fleet, Norfolk, Virginia. He received his bachelor’s degree from the University of North Carolina. Duty assignments included: U.S. Amphibious Base, Little Creek, Norfolk, Virginia; USS Lindenwald (LSD 6); USS Greenwich Bay (AVP 41); U.S. Naval Ammunition Depot, St. Juliens, Portsmouth, Virginia; U.S. Naval Station, Midway Island; Naval Supply Center, Norfolk, Virginia; Commander, U.S. Military Assistance Command, Vietnam; Commander, Service Forces, U.S. Atlantic Fleet; USS Yorktown (CV 10); Naval Air Station, Bermuda; Staff Commander-in-Chief, U.S. Atlantic Fleet; and U.S. Naval Air Station, Rota, Spain.