George Holland Weeks, Commander, United States Navy (retired) died on January 2, 2002. He was a 1952 graduate of the U.S. Naval Academy and a combat veteran of Korea and Vietnam, and died on the island of Guam.
On Guam, he served as Executive Officer of Naval Station and worked with numerous charities, including the Guam Chapter of the American Red Cross. He was involved in Operation Homecoming, which brought American prisoners of war out of Vietnam, arriving on one of the first aircraft to land at Hanoi and accompanying the former prisoners back to the United States.
Commander Weeks is survived by his wife, Janet Healy Weeks, and his daughter-in-law and son, Kimberly Ayn and George Coleman Weeks, of San
The funeral Mass will be offered at the Old Post Chapel, Fort Myer, Virginia, at 10:45am on Friday, February 1, 2002. Internment will be at Arlington National Cemetery, with Full Military Honors, where he will be laid to rest with his
daughter, Susan Sabina.
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