2022 U.S. Naval Academy Distinguished Graduates

The U.S. Naval Academy Alumni Association and Foundation, in close partnership with the Naval Academy, recognized the 2022 Distinguished Graduates who have demonstrated a lifetime commitment to service, personal character and distinguished contributions to our nation. Peter de Vos ’71; VADM William “Doug” Crowder ’74, USN (Ret.); J. Michael Yeager ’76; RADM Margaret “Peg” Klein ’81, USN (Ret.); and VADM Walter “Ted” Carter ’81, USN (Ret.), were honored for fulfilling their potential to serve the highest responsibilities of command, citizenship, and government. See more coverage of the event on our Facebook page. The nomination window for the 2023 DGA is open now and closes on 15 October, 12 midnight EDT. Please find complete nomination process and selection criteria here. Watch Admiral Ferguson’s call to action for the 2023 DGA award cycle.