Jeremy Michael Boorda, age 56

Lost to gun violence on May 16, 1996 in Washington, District of Columbia.

a United States Navy admiral who served as the 25th Chief of Naval Operations. Boorda is notable as the first American sailor to have risen through the enlisted ranks to become the Chief of Naval Operations, the highest-ranking billet in the United States Navy.

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