First Command Is Proud to Partner with the Naval Academy Athletic Assn

November 18, 2019 – First Command Financial Services, Inc., is proud to team up with the Naval Academy Athletic Association again this football season as part of a long-term sports sponsorship agreement benefiting the midshipmen at the U.S. Naval Academy. First Command is sponsoring the Nov. 23 game between the Navy Midshipmen and the Southern Methodist University Mustangs. This sponsorship is part of a larger program in which First Command supports the football, basketball and lacrosse teams while also serving as the presenting sponsor for the annual Athletic Leadership Dinner…

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Dr. J.P. (Jack) London, CACI Executive Chairman and Chairman of the Board, Receives U.S. Naval Academy Distinguished Graduate Award

March 25, 2019 – CACI International Inc announced today that Dr. J.P. (Jack) London, CACI Executive Chairman and Chairman of the Board, and a graduate of the U.S. Naval Academy class of 1959, has received the U.S. Naval Academy 2019 Distinguished Graduate Award. The recognition, awarded by a Naval Academy Alumni Association panel chaired by former Chief of Naval Operations Admiral Jonathan W. Greenert ’75, USN (Ret.), honors graduates who have demonstrated a lifetime commitment to service, personal character, and distinguished contributions to our nation. Dr. London was honored with…

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Navy to Commission Littoral Combat Ship Sioux City

November 14, 2018 – The Navy will commission its newest Freedom-variant littoral combat ship (LCS), the future USS Sioux City (LCS 11), during a 9 a.m. ceremony Saturday, Nov. 17, at the United States Naval Academy in Annapolis, Maryland. U.S. Senator Joni Ernst of Iowa will deliver the commissioning ceremony’s principal address. Mary Winnefeld, the wife of former vice chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, retired Adm. James “Sandy” Winnefeld, is the ship’s sponsor. The ceremony will be highlighted by a time-honored Navy tradition when Winnefeld gives the first order…

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Future USS Sioux City to arrive in Annapolis for Commissioning

November 5, 2018 – The future USS Sioux City (LCS 11) will arrive in Annapolis, Maryland, Nov. 11 in advance of the ship’s commissioning ceremony. The Freedom-variant littoral combat ship (LCS), the first ship named after the fourth-largest city in Iowa, Sioux City, will be commissioned at the U.S. Naval Academy Nov. 17. The ship’s sponsor is Mary Winnefeld, the wife of the former vice chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, Adm. James “Sandy” Winnefeld. LCS is a modular, reconfigurable ship designed to meet validated fleet requirements for surface…

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Trump Thanks Naval Academy Graduates for Commitment to Serve

Four years ago, the members of the U.S. Naval Academy’s Class of 2018 chose the path of honor, courage and commitment to serve the nation and defend the American flag, President Donald J. Trump said during his graduation address in Annapolis May 25th. The class of 1,042 students also received their commissions today as ensigns in the Navy or as second lieutenants in the Marine Corps. “You have earned your place in that ancient league of sailors and shipmates, captains and commanders, warriors and mariners, and Marines,” the president said.…

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Alion Announces New Head of Naval Architecture, Marine Business

Alion today announced that Senior Vice President Vince Stammetti will serve as the new lead for its Systems Solutions Business Unit (SSBU), which provides full lifecycle naval architecture and marine engineering solutions to the United States Navy as well as other Department of Defense (DoD) and commercial clients. Stammetti assumes this role following a year as the capture and technical lead for combat and C4ISR systems on one of the company’s transformational bids. “We’re thrilled to have Vince take on this important leadership role for the company,” said Alion’s CEO…

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