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'EIMANN ROBERT T. REIMANN Rear Admiral, US Navy Rear Admiral Robert T. Reimann, U.S. Navy, passed away June 29, 2014, He was born in Cambridge, Massachusetts. He was graduated from Boston University, College of Business Administration in 1958. Upon subsequent graduation from Officer Candidate School, Newport, RI, he was commissioned an Ensign in the United States Navy on May 1, 1959. His first assignment was the USS Gainard (DD 706). In January 1964, he was assigned as Executive Officer of the destroyer escort USS Van Voorhis (DE 1028). In August 1966 RADM Reimann was assigned to the Bureau of Naval Personnel, Washington, D.C. which was followed by assignment to the destroyer USS Charles H. Roan (DD 853) as Executive Officer. From July 1970 to January 1972, he commanded the destroyer escort USS Courtney (DE 1021). From January 1972 until August 1973, RADM Reimann commanded the frigate USS Garcia (FF 1040). Following command, he attended the U.S. Naval War College. In September 1974, he established and was the first Officer in Charge of the Surface Warfare Officer School Command Detachment in Coronado, CA. In August 1977, he was assigned dutiesas Executive Officer of the guided missile cruiser USS Chicago (CG 11). In April 1979, RADM Reimann reported for duty as Deputy Director OP 39 in the Office of the Chief of Naval Operations. RADM Reimann left this duty in May 1981 to assume duties as Executive Assistant to the Deputy Chief of Naval Operations (Surface Warfare). RADM Reimann reported aboard the guided missile cruiser USS Gridley (CG 21) as Commanding Officer in January 1982. The USS Gridley received the Battle "E" while he was in command along with numerous other awards and honors. Following selection to Flag rank, he departed USS Gridley in January 1985 for assignment as Inspector General for Commander in Chief, U.S. Atlantic Command and U.S. Atlantic Fleet. RADM Reimann's next assignment was Commander Naval Surface Group Middle Pacific/Commander Naval Base Pearl Harbor, Hawaii. In July 1988 he was assigned as Deputy Commander of Surface Combatants, Naval Sea Systems Command. RADM Reimann assumed duties as Deputy Assistant Chief of Naval Operations (Surface Warfare) in December 1990. Upon retirement in January of 1993, RADM Reimann served on several Corporate Boards as a Military Consultant. RADM Reimann's personal decorations include the Defense Superior Service Medal, Legion of Merit (3), and the Meritorious Service Medal (3). RADM Reimann is survived by the former Iris Johnson of Holbrook, Massachusetts. He is also survived by their two children, Robert Jr. and Lynne Iris Schwarz and four grandchildren, Melissa Reimann, Iris Schwarz, Dayna Reimann, and Taylor Schwarz. The family will receive friends from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. on Wednesday, July 16, 2014 at Adams-Green Funeral Home, 721 Elden St. Herndon, VA 20170. A Mass of Christian Burial will be offered at 10 a.m., Thursday, July 17, 2014 at Christ the Redeemer Catholic Church, 46833 Harry Byrd Hwy., Sterling, VA 20164. Interment to take place at a later date in Arlington National Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, please make donations to the Fisher House Foundation, Inc., 111 Rockville Pike, Suite 420, Rockville, MD 20850. Email condolences may be made at

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Published in The Washington Post from July 12 to July 14, 2014
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