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Henry Mauz

Trustee Emeritus, NPS Foundation

Admiral Henry H. Mauz, Jr. retired from the Navy in November, 1994. His last duty assignment was as Commander-in-Chief, U.S. Atlantic Fleet with headquarters in Norfolk, Virginia. After graduating from the U.S. Naval Academy in 1959, initial tours were in destroyers in the Pacific Fleet followed by a tour in Vietnam where he was in charge of ten River Patrol Boats (PBRs) operating on the rivers of the Mekong Delta. Admiral Mauz went on to command three ships, a minesweeper, a guided missile destroyer and a cruiser. Early shore tours included the U.S. Mission to NATO in Brussels, Belgium, and the Office of the Chief of Naval Operations in the Pentagon. 

 As a Vice Admiral in 1988 through 1990, Admiral Mauz was the Commander of the U.S. Seventh Fleet in the Far East. In August, 1990, Admiral Mauz flew to the Persian Gulf and assumed command of all naval forces in the region during Operation Desert Shield. Transferring to Washington, Admiral Mauz was assigned as the Deputy Chief of Naval Operations responsible for long range planning as well as the preparation and submission to Congress of the Navy’s budget of over $75 billion. Admiral Mauz was promoted to four star rank in July, 1992. 

Upon retirement from the Navy, Admiral Mauz and his wife Peggy moved to Pebble Beach, California.