Washington, DC 20549





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Securities Exchange Act of 1934


Date of report (Date of earliest event reported)           August 3, 2018          



(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in Its Charter)



(State or Other Jurisdiction of Incorporation)


001-14015 77-0262908
(Commission File Number) (IRS Employer Identification No.)


2480 W Ruthrauff Road, Suite 140 Q, Tucson, Arizona   85705
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 (520) 628-7415 

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Item 8.01 Other Events


Applied Energetics Announces the Death of President and Acting Chief Executive Officer, Thomas C. Dearmin


Tucson, AZ., August 6, 2018 -- Applied Energetics, Inc. (OTCQB: AERG), www.aergs.com  announced today that President and Acting Chief Executive Officer, Thomas C. Dearmin, died due to unexpectedly severe complications from a recent illness on August 3, 2018 in Orange County, CA. Board member Brad Adamczyk commented, “It is with great sorrow that we announce the untimely passing of our dear friend and CEO. Tom was, and always will be, the symbol of Applied Energetics core values and dedication to our employees and partners. Tom was a larger-than-life figure who brought his remarkable passion, experience and energy to Applied Energetics. On behalf of our board of directors, management team and employees, we extend our deepest sympathies to Tom’s family.”


Applied Energetics’ board of directors will assume the responsibilities of Mr. Dearmin today to ensure the continuity of its strategic direction and operations while it undertakes a search for a successor.   Brad Adamczyk will assume all corporate responsibilities as the Principle Executive Officer while Westpark Advisors continues to lead Business Development in Washington D.C. and Steve McCahon continues to lead the Scientific Lab in Tucson, AZ.   


Item 9.01 Exhibits  


99Press Release







Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the Registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned thereunto duly authorized.


  By: /s/ Bradford T Adamczyk
    Bradford Adamczyk
    Principal Executive Officer


Date: August 6, 2018