Ralph Brent Sweet – CT3, United States Navy

Ralph Brent Sweet, CT3, United States Navy, was born on 6 November 1943 and died on 19 February 1998.  Sweet was aboard the USS Liberty intelligence ship when it was “accidentally” attacked by Israeli military forces on 8 June 1967 as it was monitoring the Six Day War between Arab States and Israel.

Sweet was also a veteran of the Vietnam War and was the recipient of the Purple Heart Medal.

He was buried with full military honors in Arlington National Cemetery.


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