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  • Feedback | U.S. Merchant Marine Academy
    on the content of this page or the entire site by completing the form below If you have a specific question on a DOT program or resource please use the contact information provided on the web page I d like to provide feedback on the Entire site Previous page Title Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Visits the United States Merchant Marine Academy Link https www usmma edu about

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  • Feedback | U.S. Merchant Marine Academy
    this page or the entire site by completing the form below If you have a specific question on a DOT program or resource please use the contact information provided on the web page I d like to provide feedback on the Entire site Previous page Title Registration Is Now Open For The 2015 Women on the Water Conference To Be Held At The United States Merchant Marine Academy Link https

    Original URL path: https://www.usmma.edu/feedback?title=Registration%20Is%20Now%20Open%20For%20The%202015%20Women%20on%20the%20Water%20Conference%2C%20To%20Be%20Held%20At%20The%20United%20States%20Merchant%20Marine%20Academy%20&url=https%3A/www.usmma.edu/about/communications/registration-now-open-2015-women-water-conference-be-held-united-states (2016-02-14)
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  • USMMA Welcomes Incoming Class of 2018 | U.S. Merchant Marine Academy
    Indoctrination which will transform them from recent high school graduates into future leaders and licensed maritime officers The new plebe candidates make up one of the most diverse classes at USMMA said Rear Admiral James A Helis Superintendent Minority enrollment for the Class of 2018 is now at 27 7 and the percentage of females is at 18 6 We are very pleased that the incoming class is more representative of the American demographic than ever before During their first day of Indoctrination also known as INDOC plebe candidates were issued uniforms received their first regulation haircut and formed on Barney Square as companies for the first time During formation they were greeted by the Acting Maritime Administrator Paul N Jaenichen Jaenichen said Kings Point is one of our nation s most selective schools and you have proven yourselves to be among the best of the best of this year s applicants It is a strenuous regimen of academic military and physical training that will change you inside and out Upon graduation USMMA midshipman will receive a Bachelor of Science Degree and a United States Coast Guard issued Merchant Marine Officer License ensuring a strong U S merchant marine that

    Original URL path: https://www.usmma.edu/about/communications/usmma-welcomes-incoming-class-2018 (2016-02-14)
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  • 225 Merchant Marine and Military Officers Graduate From USMMA | U.S. Merchant Marine Academy
    Victor M Mendez graduates family members and representatives from the federal government U S military and maritime industry These young men and women have worked hard in the classroom and at sea and are now ready to assume positions of leadership in every branch of the U S military said Acting Deputy Secretary Mendez I congratulate them on their accomplishments and thank them for their commitment to service and excellence Each congressionally nominated graduate received a Bachelor of Science Degree and an unlimited merchant marine officer license from the United States Coast Guard USCG and an Officer s Commission in the U S Navy or other branch of the military In exchange for their education each has the option of serving as a Merchant Marine Officer while concurrently serving in any branch of the U S military in the reserves or serving five years of active duty USMMA graduates ensure a steady stream of merchant marine officers who support the nation s economic and security requirements in times of peace and war America is a maritime nation Throughout times of peace and war the graduates of the Merchant Marine Academy have served their country well on the seas in public and private service said Howard It is a privilege to address the class of 2014 They will continue a tradition of excellence and uphold the motto Deeds not Words This year s graduates represent 43 states and territories and the three foreign countries Republic Korea Republic of Panama and Malaysia For over seventy years the Academy has trained leaders for careers at sea while instilling the values that allow them to become outstanding leaders in the maritime industry the military and their communities said Superintendent Rear Admiral James A Helis I am especially proud of these new maritime leaders and

    Original URL path: https://www.usmma.edu/about/communications/225-merchant-marine-and-military-officers-graduate-usmma (2016-02-14)
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  • Maritime TV To Broadcast Class of 2014 Commencement | U.S. Merchant Marine Academy
    ACADEMY LIFE AFTER GRADUATION Press Release You are here Home About Communications Communications Press Releases Calendar Photo Gallery Videos Maritime TV To Broadcast Class of 2014 Commencement Maritime TV will presenting a live webcast of USMMA s 78 th Commencement Exercises You may find the link at http events tvworldwide com Events usmmagraduation2014 aspx or at www MaritimeTV com Congratulations to the Class of 2014 Updated Friday June 20 2014

    Original URL path: https://www.usmma.edu/about/communications/maritime-tv-broadcast-class-2014-commencement (2016-02-14)
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  • USMMA Rechristens Training Vessel Kings Pointer | U.S. Merchant Marine Academy
    capital improvements the most funding ever secured for physical improvements at the Academy The Kings Pointer was retrofitted as a training vessel at North Florida Shipyard at a cost of 3 3 million Today s rechristening follows the recent dedication of the Academy s newly replaced Mallory Pier Before being redesigned to serve as a training vessel for students the former MV Liberty Star served as a solid rocket booster recovery vessel for the National Aeronautics and Space Administration NASA retrieving solid rocket boosters following space shuttle launches The Merchant Marine Academy has been a treasured part of this country since Congress commissioned its establishment in 1936 said Senator Charles Schumer It is quite literally the jewel of the sea and given the continued role that Congress plays in its operations it s my responsibility as Senator to do everything I can to see this institution flourish I m thrilled to have worked in recent years to address three key issues at the Academy finding inspiring leadership through a permanent Superintendent rehabilitating Mallory Pier and today bringing back the Kings Pointer this critical training vessel It s a banner day for the Merchant Marine Academy The USMMA is the crown jewel of my Congressional District because of the tradition of service and professionalism of its midshipmen and this institution said U S Congressman Steve Israel The new Kings Pointer will ensure that midshipmen continue to receive superb training and preparation for serving our nation I am proud to join Secretary Foxx and Admiral Helis today as we rechristen the Kings Pointer said Congressman Tim Bishop Each year we send our best and brightest to the U S Merchant Marine Academy to train to become our nation s next military and transportation leaders This vessel will provide a vital expansion of

    Original URL path: https://www.usmma.edu/about/communications/usmma-rechristens-training-vessel-kings-pointer (2016-02-14)
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  • U.S. Merchant Marine Academy Celebrates Completion of Mallory Pier | U.S. Merchant Marine Academy
    s completion including the Capital Improvement Team engineers administrators the Waterfront staff and the contractor Russell Marine The new Mallory Pier is a major accomplishment and a concrete pun intended symbol of our ongoing efforts to renovate and modernize the Academy s facilities said Helis Admiral Helis then quoted Mr Wayne Leong Maritime Administration MARAD Director of Procurement who wrote about the Mallory Pier project We were fortunate to have had a great team quality contractor good specs and strong leadership support It doesn t happen often that all the stars align perfectly and it s gratifying that it happened on this important project said Helis Helis introduced the Acting Maritime Administrator Paul N Jaenichen who thanked the U S Department of Transportation staff Dave Murk Lana Hurdle John Reardon Bruce Markman and Keith Washington for the work they did over the past five years He congratulated them not only on a job well done but for a job that was done on time and under budget Mr Jaenichen then introduced the Guest of Honor Deputy Secretary of Transportation Victor Mendez Mr Mendez greeted the audience and thanked them for working as a team to make the Mallory Pier project

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  • USMMA Flag at Half-Staff in Observance of Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day and in Tribute to Nelson Mandela | U.S. Merchant Marine Academy
    whose lives were dedicated to serving others and making the world better for future generations We honor them by carrying out their legacy of service and leadership In a proclamation issued this morning President Barak Obama has ordered the flag of the United States shall be flown at half staff at the White House and upon all public buildings and grounds at all military posts and naval stations and on all naval vessels of the Federal Government in the District of Columbia and throughout the United States and its Territories and possessions until sunset December 9 2013 I also direct that the flag shall be flown at half staff for the same length of time at all United States embassies legations consular offices and other facilities abroad including all military facilities and naval vessels and stations President Obama said The United States has lost a close friend South Africa has lost an incomparable liberator and the world has lost an inspiration for freedom justice and human dignity Tomorrow is National Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day the President issued a separate proclamation stating I urge all Federal agencies and interested organizations groups and individuals to fly the flag of the United States

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