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Another probe into misconduct at Kings Point

OCTOBER 12, 2016 — As the Logistics Management Institute (LMI) begins to perform an independent cultural assessment of the United States Merchant Marine Academy (USMMA), Kings Point, NY, on behalf of the

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USMMA training vessel rechristened as Kings Pointer

JUNE 18, 2014 — U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx and Acting Maritime Administrator Paul “Chip” Jaenichen visited the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy, Kings Point, NY, Monday, to celebrate the rechristening of the

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USS names 2014 AOTOS honorees

JUNE 17, 2014 — The United Seamen’s Service says that its 2014 Admiral of the Ocean Sea Awards (AOTOS) will be presented to Stephen Cotton, General Secretary of the International Transport Workers’

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Government shut down closes Kings Point

OCTOBER 1, 2013 —The day after marking its 70th anniversary, the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy (USMMA), Kings Point, NY, is today officially “closed for normal operations,” according to a notice on its

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Kings Point plebes take the oath

SEPTEMBER 9, 2013 — The U.S. Merchant Marine Academy (USMMA), Kings Point, NY, today welcomed 237 “plebe candidates” of the Class of 2017 into the Regiment of Midshipmen as they took the

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Crowley honors USMMA Midshipman

JUNE 20, 2013 — Crowley Maritime Corporation presented U.S. Merchant Marine Academy (USMMA) Midshipman James R. Cameron with the company’s Maritime Security Enhancement Award, during the academy’s 2013 graduation awards convocation in

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Kings Point holds commencement ceremony

JUNE 18, 2013 — The U.S. Merchant Marine Academy (USMMA), Kings Point, NY, held its Class of 2013 commencement ceremony yesterday. The 201 congressionally-nominated graduates received a Bachelor of Science Degree and

Alumni Association leaves Kings Point campus

MAY 15, 2013 — U.S. Merchant Marine Academy Superintendent James Helis has succeeded in his quest to evict the USMMA Alumni Association & Foundation (AAF) from its offices at Babson Center on