Robert F. Burt

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Robert F. Burt
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Rear Admiral Robert F. Burt
24th Chief of Chaplains of the United States Navy
Born (1948-03-03)March 3, 1948
Eugene, Oregon
Died January 27, 2014(2014-01-27) (aged 65)
Silverdale, Washington
Allegiance  United States of America
Service/branch Seal of the United States Department of the Navy.svg United States Navy
Years of service 1970 – 2010
Rank US-O8 insignia.svg Rear Admiral

Chaplain (Rear Admiral) Robert Francis Burt, USN, (March 1, 1948 – January 27, 2014) was an American Navy officer who served as the 24th Chief of Chaplains of the United States Navy from 2006 to 2010.

Early career and education[edit]

Burt joined the United States Navy in 1970, where he served aboard the USS Kitty Hawk after completing boot camp at the Naval Training Center Orlando, Florida. He finished his enlisted service in 1977. Afterwards, he obtained a bachelor's degree at Eugene Bible College and became a minister of the Open Bible Standard Churches.


Admiral Burt received the Legion of Merit, the Meritorious Service Medal (three awards), Navy Commendation Medal (two awards) and various service and campaign awards.[1] He died in 2014 from multiple myeloma and is buried at Tahoma National Cemetery.[2][3]


External links[edit]

Media related to Robert F. Burt at Wikimedia Commons

Military offices
Preceded by
Louis V. Iasiello
Chaplain of the United States Marine Corps
Deputy Chief of Chaplains of the United States Navy

Succeeded by
Alan T. Baker
Preceded by
Louis V. Iasiello
Chief of Chaplains of the United States Navy
Succeeded by
Mark L. Tidd