|68th United States Secretary of the Navy|
May 15, 1989 – June 26, 1992
|President||George H. W. Bush|
|Preceded by||William L. Ball|
|Succeeded by||J. Daniel Howard (Acting)|
|24th United States Under Secretary of the Navy|
August 6, 1987 – May 15, 1989
|Preceded by||James F. Goodrich|
|Succeeded by||J. Daniel Howard|
Henry Lawrence Garrett III
June 24, 1939
Washington, D.C., U.S.
|Education||University of West Florida (BS)|
University of San Diego (JD)
|Branch/service||United States Navy|
|Years of service||1961–1964|
|Unit||USS Sea Poacher|
• Cuban Missile Crisis
• Vietnam War
|Awards||Air Medal (2)|
Henry Lawrence Garrett III (born June 24, 1939) served as the 68th Secretary of the Navy from May 15, 1989, to June 26, 1992, in the administration of George H. W. Bush. Before leading the Department of the Navy, he served as General Counsel of the Department of Defense.
Garrett served in the U.S. Navy from October 1961 to November 1981, initially as a machinist's mate aboard USS Sea Poacher during the Cuban Missile Crisis, before getting commissioned as a naval flight officer in 1964. He served with VP-50 in the Vietnam War from 1965 to 1967 and was awarded the Air Medal two times during his military career.
- Appropriations, United States Congress Senate Committee on; Defense, United States Congress Senate Committee on Appropriations Subcommittee on (10 February 1988). "Department of Defense Appropriations for Fiscal Year 1989: Hearings Before a Subcommittee of the Committee on Appropriations, United States Senate, One Hundredth Congress, Second Session, on H.R. 4781 ..." U.S. Government Printing Office – via Google Books.
- Sweeney, Jerry K.; Kevin B. Byrne (2006). A handbook of American military history: from the Revolutionary War to the present. University of Nebraska Press. p. 278. ISBN 978-0-8032-9337-3.
- "Friends See Secretary as Honorable but Ill-Served". The New York Times. 27 June 1992.
- "Post Tailhook Punishment". Frontline, PBS. Retrieved 2007-08-13.
- Media related to Henry Lawrence Garrett III at Wikimedia Commons