Carlisle Trost

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Carlisle Trost
Trost in 1990
Born(1930-04-24)April 24, 1930
Valmeyer, Illinois, U.S.
DiedSeptember 29, 2020(2020-09-29) (aged 90)
Bethesda, Maryland, U.S.
AllegianceUnited States
Service/branchUnited States Navy
Years of service1953–1990
Commands heldChief of Naval Operations
United States Atlantic Fleet
United States Seventh Fleet
Submarine Group Five
Submarine Flotilla One
AwardsDefense Distinguished Service Medal (2)
Navy Distinguished Service Medal (3)
Army Distinguished Service Medal
Air Force Distinguished Service Medal
Legion of Merit (3)
Other workChairman, U.S. Naval Academy Alumni Association[1]

Carlisle Albert Herman Trost (April 24, 1930 – September 29, 2020) was a United States Navy officer. He was the 23rd Chief of Naval Operations (CNO) and a member of the Joint Chiefs of Staff from 1 July 1986 to 29 June 1990. He retired from active naval service on 1 July 1990, following completion of a four-year term as CNO.

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  1. "Board of Trustees 2006–2007". U.S. Naval Academy Alumni Association. Retrieved 2008-01-04.[permanent dead link]