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Carlisle Trost
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Trost in 1990
Born (1930-04-24)April 24, 1930
Valmeyer, Illinois, U.S.
Died September 29, 2020(2020-09-29) (aged 90)
Bethesda, Maryland, U.S.
Allegiance United States
Service/branch United States Navy
Years of service 1953–1990
Rank Admiral
Commands held Chief of Naval Operations
United States Atlantic Fleet
United States Seventh Fleet
Submarine Group Five
Submarine Flotilla One
Awards Defense Distinguished Service Medal (2)
Navy Distinguished Service Medal (3)
Army Distinguished Service Medal
Air Force Distinguished Service Medal
Legion of Merit (3)
Other work Chairman, U.S. Naval Academy Alumni Association

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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