Dana Sales (27th Co.) recognized for 35 years of school board trustee service

Dana Sales (27th Co.) recognized for 35 years as a local and county school board trustee and as the first person of Filipino ancestry elected to public office in the history of Santa Cruz County. At the January 19, 2021 meeting of the City of Watsonville City Council, the follow ing proclamation was passed:

Video with Jim Shulson (22nd Co.) added to Classmates on video page.

A video of Jim Shulson (22nd Co) being interviewed on “Uncle Sugar’s Magic Circus” podcast (Note the “USMC” in the title?) has been added to the the Classmates on Video page. Jim was interviewed in Episode 28” sharing “sea stories” and his Marine Corps experiences with the podcasters, fellow Marines and friends.

Meet the sailor who wants to make your coverall nametag look less crappy (Kempisty, 13th Co.)

Geoff Ziezulewicz May 15, 2021 “Necessity is the mother of invention,” the old proverb goes, and military men and women are no strangers to jury-rigging fixes on the fly. And so it went when Lt. Mitchell Kempisty, who has served on several ships in recent years, saw a nametag problem that needed fixing. Namely, the soft …

CCCBI to Honor Chester County Hospital’s Michael Duncan with 2021 Executive of the Year Award

By Mark Hostutler Published: 5:27 am EDT May 1, 2021Updated: 3:20 pm EDT April 30, 2021 Image via the Chester County Chamber of Business & Industry.Michael Duncan. The Chester County Chamber of Business & Industry has named Chester County Hospital CEO Michael Duncan its 2021 Executive of the Year. “Due to his many accomplishments at the …

From Facebook: Two grads still serving in Africa!

David W. Bruce ’78 CDR, USN (ret) and Christy McCutchan ’01 MAJ, USMC (ret) are in Ougadougou, Burkina Faso working for PAE on the US State Department Global Peace Operations Initiative (GPOI) program. David is the Team Lead and Christy is the Logistics mentor/ instructor, as we assist the Burkina Faso Peace Operations Directorate to …

Mark Ferguson ’78 to Relieve Sam Locklear ’77 as Alumni Association Board Chair

At the 31 March meeting of the U.S. Naval Academy Alumni Association Board of Trustees, ADM Mark Ferguson III ’78, USN (Ret.), was unanimously voted to succeed ADM Samuel J. Locklear III ’77, USN (Ret.), as chair of the Board at the conclusion of the 14 May Board of Trustees meeting. We thank ADM Locklear …