Eugene Carroll

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Eugene James Carroll, Jr. (December 2, 1923 Miami, Arizona - February 19, 2003) was a Rear Admiral in the United States Navy, and deputy director of the Center for Defense Information. [1]


He joined the Navy in 1945. He served as a naval aviator in the Korean War. He graduated from George Washington University with an MA in international relations. He commanded the USS Midway (CV-41), and a carrier group in the United States Sixth Fleet. He retired in 1980.[2]

He is interviewed/featured extensively in the 1992 Academy Award winning documentary The Panama Deception discussing the U.S. position and tactics during the Invasion of Panama the week prior to Christmas 1989. [3]

He joined the Center for Defense Information. He became a knowledgeable source for nuclear disarmament.[4]

He is buried in Arlington National Cemetery, Section 66, Site 7547.[5]


He was married; they had a son.[citation needed]

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