David Altwegg Obituary

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David M. Altwegg

February 24, 1930 - April 18, 2011
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David M. Altwegg, retired Rear Admiral, United States Navy, and senior executive, Missile Defense Agency, passed away on Monday, April 18, at his home in Alexandria, surrounded by his wife of 57 years, Rosina, his daughter, granddaughter, and other loved ones. He had been battling leukemia for several months. Admiral Altwegg had a combined 64 years of federal service, retiring from active duty in 1985 and from the senior executive service on February 23, 2011. The Secretary of the Navy recently dedicated and named the Navy's new Aegis Ballistic Missile Defense Complex in Dahlgren, Virginia after Admiral Altwegg. The family will be...
David M. Altwegg, retired Rear Admiral, United States Navy, and senior executive, Missile Defense Agency, passed away on Monday, April 18, at his home in Alexandria, surrounded by his wife of 57 years, Rosina, his daughter, granddaughter, and other loved ones. He had been battling leukemia for several months. Admiral Altwegg had a combined 64 years of federal service, retiring from active duty in 1985 and from the senior executive service on February 23, 2011. The Secretary of the Navy recently dedicated and named the Navy's new Aegis Ballistic Missile Defense Complex in Dahlgren, Virginia after Admiral Altwegg. The family will be receiving visitors on Saturday, April 23 from 2 to 5pm at the Demaine Funeral Home, 520 Washington Street, Old Town, Alexandria. An interment at Arlington National Cemetery is being arranged. The family is receiving flowers or request a donation to the Navy Safe Harbor program in honor of Admiral Altwegg. (www.safeharborfoundation.org)

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