Thursday, May 24, 2018

Kings Point Superintendent James Helis Accepts New Role at MARAD Headquarters

The United States Maritime Administration on Thursday announced that Rear Admiral James Helis, Superintendent of the United States Merchant Marine Academy since 2012, has accepted a position at MARAD headquarters in...

May 24, 2018
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Tuesday, July 4, 2017
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The Fourth of July And American Ships

By Captain John Loftus – Around this time of year, I often ask Americans if they can name the three things the signer’s of the Declaration Of Independence pledged. Invariably, people can...

July 4, 2017
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Friday, December 2, 2016
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U.S. Merchant Seaman Awarded Highest Civilian Medal

Fox News reports that the decades-long effort to recognize and honor the U.S. Merchant Marines of WWII took another step forward Wednesday when the House passed a bipartisan measure to award...

December 2, 2016
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Sunday, May 22, 2016
Maritime News

Happy National Maritime Day 2016!

Every year on May 22nd, we honor those serving in the U.S. Merchant Marine and remember the vital role merchant mariners play in our economy and national security. So Happy...

May 22, 2016
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Friday, May 22, 2015
Maritime News

U.S. Celebrates National Maritime Day!

[contextly_sidebar id=”8y9rlL2hCv5slt5F1fRPywcb8vw90zje”]Each year on May 22nd, the United States celebrates National Maritime Day, an observance of the contributions of the men and women of the U.S. merchant marine, as well...

May 22, 2015
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Thursday, September 11, 2014

The U.S. Merchant Marine Response to 9/11

Thirteen years ago today the world forever changed when thousands lost their lives in the September 11 attacks.

September 11, 2014
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