AG1 Edward T. Earhart
May 14, 1975 – September 11, 2001

Petty Officer 1st Class Edward Thomas Earhart, 26, was an aerographer’s mate in the Navy.  The Morehead, Kentucky native began his military career with basic training in Great Lakes, Illinois, before moving on to the Naval Reserve Center in Lexington, Kentucky, and then to Naval Technical Training Unit at Keesler Air Force Base in Mississippi.  Edward Earhart spent three years in Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, before being stationed in  Washington DC in November, 2000.

AG1 Earhart was eulogized by his best friend, AGC Christopher K. Cox, at his funeral service September 22, 2001 saying, “He was intelligent, caring and funny…. Ed was the type of man that you wish your daughter would marry.”

Today, Petty Officer Earhart would have celebrated his 45th birthday with his family and friends.

RIP shipmate!