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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.



US Navy Photo, Courtesy of the USS Liberty Memorial Website



Posted: 29 September 2003
Purple Heart Medal
 
 
 
 

RB Sweet Gravesite PHOTO June 2003
Photo By M. R. Patterson, 27 June 2003