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Encyclopedia > United States Merchant Marine Academy
United States Merchant Marine Academy
Seal of the US Merchant Marine Academy
Motto Acta Non Verba (Latin: Deeds Not Words)
Established 1942
Type Federal Military Academy
Endowment None
Dean Dr. Warren F. Masek
Staff 250
Undergraduates 910
Postgraduates None
Location Kings Point, New York, USA
Campus Urban, 88 acres
Colors Blue and Gray
Mascot Mariner
Website www.usmma.edu

The United States Merchant Marine Academy is one of the five United States service academies. It is charged with training officers for the United States Merchant Marine, branches of the military, or the transportation industry. Download high resolution version (641x645, 146 KB)US Merchant Marine Academy Seal * File history Legend: (cur) = this is the current file, (del) = delete this old version, (rev) = revert to this old version. ... A motto is a phrase or a short list of words meant formally to describe the general motivation or intention of an entity, social group, or organization. ... Latin is an ancient Indo-European language originally spoken in Latium, the region immediately surrounding Rome. ... The date of establishment or date of founding of an institution is the date on which that institution chooses to claim as its starting point. ... The United States military academies, sometimes known as the United States service academies, are federal academies for the education and training of commissioned officers for the United States armed forces. ... A financial endowment is a transfer of money or property donated to an institution, with the stipulation that it be invested, and the principal remain intact. ... In an educational setting, a dean is a person with significant authority . ... Employment is a contract between two parties, one being the employer and the other being the employee. ... In some educational systems, undergraduate education is post-secondary education up to the level of a Bachelors degree. ... Degree ceremony at Cambridge. ... Kings Point is a village located on Long Island in Nassau County, New York. ... Official language(s) English de facto Capital Albany Largest city New York City Area  Ranked 27th  - Total 54,520 sq mi (141,205 km²)  - Width 285 miles (455 km)  - Length 330 miles (530 km)  - % water 13. ... An urban area is a term used to define an area where there is an increased density of human-created structures in comparison to the areas surrounding it. ... School colors are the colors chosen by a school to represent it on uniforms and other items of identification. ... Mascots at the Mascot Olympics in Orlando, Florida. ... Mariner can refer to The PBM Mariner flying boat The Mariner Space Program An archaic term for sailor This is a disambiguation page — a navigational aid which lists other pages that might otherwise share the same title. ... Website - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia /**/ @import /skins-1. ... The United States military academies, sometimes known as the United States service academies, are federal academies for the education and training of commissioned officers for the United States armed forces. ... Flag of the United States Merchant Marine The U.S. Merchant Marine flag flown at the American Merchant Marine Veterans Memorial in Point Park in Ashtabula, Ohio The United States Merchant Marine is a fleet of ships that is used to transport both imports and exports during peace time and...


Midshipmen (as students at the Academy are called) are trained in navigation, ship's administration, maritime law, personnel management, international law, Customs, electrical and mechanical systems, and many other subjects important to the task of running a large ship. Table of geography, hydrography, and navigation, from the 1728 Cyclopaedia. ... Human Resource Management (HRM) is both an academic theory and a business practice. ... This article or section is missing references or citation of sources. ... Customs duty is a tariff or tax on the import or export of goods. ...

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History

Aerial view of United States Merchant Marine Academy
Aerial view of United States Merchant Marine Academy

Between 1874 and 1936, diverse Federal legislation supported maritime training through schoolships, internships at sea and other methods. A disastrous fire in 1934 aboard the passenger ship NS Morro Castle, in which 134 lives were lost, convinced the U.S. Congress that direct Federal involvement in efficient and standardized training was needed. U.S. Merchant Marine Academy, aerial view Credit: United States Merchant Marine Academy Source: http://www. ... U.S. Merchant Marine Academy, aerial view Credit: United States Merchant Marine Academy Source: http://www. ... 1874 (MDCCCLXXIV) was a common year starting on Thursday (see link for calendar). ... 1936 (MCMXXXVI) was a leap year starting on Wednesday (link will take you to calendar). ... 1934 (MCMXXXIV) was a common year starting on Monday (link will take you to calendar). ... Congress in Joint Session. ...


Congress passed the landmark Merchant Marine Act in 1936, and two years later, the U.S. Merchant Marine Cadet Corps was established. The first training was given at temporary facilities until the Academy's permanent site in Kings Point, New York was acquired in early 1942. Construction of the Academy began immediately, and 15 months later the task was virtually completed. The Academy was dedicated on September 30, 1943, by President Franklin D. Roosevelt, who noted that "the Academy serves the Merchant Marine as West Point serves the Army and Annapolis the Navy." The United States Maritime Commission is an agency of the United States government that replaced the Shipping Board via the Merchant Marine Act, passed by Congress on June 29, 1936. ... 1936 (MCMXXXVI) was a leap year starting on Wednesday (link will take you to calendar). ... Kings Point is a village located on Long Island in Nassau County, New York. ... 1942 (MCMXLII) was a common year starting on Thursday (the link is to a full 1942 calendar). ... September 30 is the 273rd day of the year (274th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1943 (MCMXLIII) was a common year starting on Friday (the link is to a full 1943 calendar). ... Franklin Delano Roosevelt (January 30, 1882–April 12, 1945), 32nd President of the United States, the longest-serving holder of the office and the only man to be elected President more than twice, was one of the central figures of 20th century history. ...


World War II required the Academy to forego normal operation and devote all of its resources toward meeting the emergency need for merchant marine officers. Enrollment rose to 2,700, and the planned course of instruction was reduced in length from four years to 18 months. Not-withstanding the war, shipboard training continued to be an integral part of the Academy curriculum, and midshipmen served at sea in combat zones the world over. One hundred and forty-two midshipmen gave their lives in service to their country, and many others survived torpedo and aerial attacks. From 1942-1945, the Academy graduated 6,895 officers. As the war drew to a close, plans were made to convert the Academy's wartime curriculum to a four-year, college level program to meet the peacetime requirements of the merchant marine. In 1948 such a course was instituted. This article is becoming very long. ...


Authorization for awarding the degree of bachelor of science to graduates was granted by Congress in 1949; the Academy was fully accredited as a degree-granting institution that same year; it was made a permanent institution by an Act of Congress in 1956. The Academy accelerated graduating classes during the Korean and Vietnam conflicts, and was involvemed in such programs as training officers of the only U.S. nuclear powered merchant ship, the NS Savannah. A Bachelor of Science (B.S., B.Sc. ... 1949 (MCMXLIX) was a common year starting on Saturday (the link is to a full 1949 calendar). ... An Act of Vaginapenis is a bill or resolution adopted by both houses of the United States Congress to which one of the following events has happened: Acceptance by the President of the United States, Inaction by the President after ten days from reception (excluding Sundays) while the Congress is... 1956 (MCMLVI) was a leap year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Combatants Republic of Vietnam United States Republic of Korea Thailand Australia New Zealand The Philippines National Front for the Liberation of South Vietnam Democratic Republic of Vietnam People’s Republic of China Democratic Peoples Republic of Korea Strength US 1,000,000 South Korea 300,000 Australia 48,000... NS Savannah, the first nuclear powered civilian ship NS Savannah, named for SS Savannah, the first steam-powered vessel to cross the Atlantic Ocean, was the first nuclear-powered cargo-passenger ship, one of only four nuclear-powered cargo ships ever built. ...


Admission requirements were amended in 1974 and the Academy became the first federal service academy to enroll women students, two years ahead of Army, Navy, Air Force or Coast Guard. 1974 (MCMLXXIV) was a common year starting on Tuesday. ... The United States Military Academy, also known as West Point, or simply USMA (or Army, for NCAA purposes), is a United States Army fort and military academy. ... The United States Naval Academy (USNA) is an institution for the undergraduate education of officers of the United States Navy and Marine Corps and is located in Annapolis, Maryland. ... The United States Air Force Academy (USAFA), located in Colorado Springs, Colorado, (, ), is an institution for the undergraduate education of officers in the United States Air Force. ... Welcome sign outside the front gate of the United States Coast Guard Academy in New London. ...


During the Persian Gulf conflict in early 1991, and for many months prior to the war, both Academy graduates and midshipmen played important roles in the massive sealift of military supplies to the Middle East. Midshipmen training at sea also participated in the humanitarian sealift to Somalia in Operation Restore Hope. See also: 2003 invasion of Iraq and Gulf War (disambiguation) C Company, 1st Battalion, The Staffordshire Regiment, 1st UK Armoured Division The Persian Gulf War was a conflict between Iraq and a coalition force of 34 nations led by the United States. ... 1991 (MCMXCI) was a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... The USNS Bob Hope, a non-combatant vessel crewed by civilian mariners under the United States Navys Military Sealift Command, is used to preposition tanks, trucks and other wheeled vehicles and supplies needed to support an Army heavy brigade. ... A map showing countries commonly considered to be part of the Middle East The Middle East is a region comprising the lands around the southern and eastern parts of the Mediterranean Sea, a territory that extends from the eastern Mediterranean Sea to the Persian Gulf. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ...


During the 1990's, the academy's future seemed in doubt, as its elimination was recommended by the National Performance Review efforts of the Clinton administration, chaired by then-Vice President Albert Gore Jr. Albert Arnold Gore Jr. ...


Most recently, Academy midshipmen and graduates have been involved in many facets of the War in Iraq. Many graduates were involved in the transportation of supplies during the buildup to the war in 2003. Many graduates in the Naval Reserve have been called to serve supporting Naval roles in ports in Iraq and Kuwait. Graduates who have entered other branches of the service have had more direct roles in Iraq. Aaron Seesan, a 2003 graduate and Army Lieutenant, was the first graduate to give his life for his country during a war since Vietnam.

George W. Bush delivering the commencement address at the Academy.
George W. Bush delivering the commencement address at the Academy.

Due to the service of Midshipmen in every major conflict the country has been involved in since World War II, the regiment is privileged to carry a regimental battle standard. The Merchant Marine Academy is the only Federal Service Academy granted the right to do so, and the standard is carried with the colors at all times. Campaign ribbons from all the conflicts Midshipmen have taken part in help to dress the battle standard, and bring honor to the academy and her midshipmen. Image File history File linksMetadata GWBush_at_USMMA.jpg‎ Summary US President George W. Bush at the United States Merchant Marine Academy. ... Image File history File linksMetadata GWBush_at_USMMA.jpg‎ Summary US President George W. Bush at the United States Merchant Marine Academy. ... George Walker Bush (born July 6, 1946) is an American businessman and politician, was elected in 2000 as the 43rd President of the United States of America, re-elected in 2004, and is currently serving his second term in that office. ...


The American Merchant Marine Museum is located at the campus in Kings Point, New York. Kings Point is a village located on Long Island in Nassau County, New York. ...


On 19 June 2006, United States President George W. Bush gave the commencement address at the Academy. He used the opportunity to make a major foreign policy initiative on the Iranian nuclear program. He was the first sitting President to visit the Academy, and his address was the first time an American President addressed the Academy.[1] June 19 is the 170th day of the year (171st in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 195 days remaining. ... 2006 (MMVI) is a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... George Walker Bush (born July 6, 1946) is an American businessman and politician, was elected in 2000 as the 43rd President of the United States of America, re-elected in 2004, and is currently serving his second term in that office. ...


Admissions

In addition to requiring strong GPA and SAT/ACT scores, the Academy, along with all of the other federal service academies except the United States Coast Guard Academy, requires that the candidate be nominated by a U.S. Representative or Senator. Welcome sign outside the front gate of the United States Coast Guard Academy in New London. ...


Applicants are required to write an essay, get letters of recommendation from 3 sources (including one from their guidance counsellor), take the DoDMERB (Department of Defense Medical Examination Review Board) physical, and take a Physical Fitness Exam.


Organization

The Academy is funded by the US Department of Transportation's Maritime Administration and is administered by the United States Maritime Service. Established October 15, 1966 Activated April 1, 1967 Secretary Maria Cino (acting) Deputy Secretary Maria Cino Budget $58 billion (2004 estimate) Employees 58,622 (2004 estimate) The United States Department of Transportation (DOT) is a Cabinet department of the United States government concerned with transport. ... The Maritime Administration (MARAD) was established in 1950 and continues as an part of the United States Department of Transportation. ... The United States Maritime Service was established in 1938 under the provisions of the Merchant Marine Act of 1936. ...


The entire student body is referred to as the Regiment of Midshipmen. The Regiment is subdivided into two battalions and five companies: First, Second, Third, Fourth, and Band, with First and Second Companies making up First Battalion and Third and Fourth Companies making up Second Battalion. Company assignment is random, although candidates with musical instrument playing experience are encouraged to join Band Company.


Curriculum

Freshmen, known as plebes, start in early July where they begin a two and a half week indoctrination period, also known as "indoc." Indoc is functionally run by upperclassmen but is overseen by officers and a Gunnery Sergeant from the US Marine Corps. This high stress period involves physical training, marching, and an intensive introduction to military life at the academy.


Academy students, known as midshipmen, focus on one of two different areas of education: marine transportation or marine engineering. Transportation students learn about navigation of a ship, cargo handling, and maritime rules. Engineering students learn about the function of the ship's engines and its supporting systems.


For part of sophomore and junior year, known at the Academy as third class and second class year, students work as cadets on regular American merchant ships. Midshipmen are typically paired two to a ship, one engineering cadet and one deck cadet. Midshipmen work and function as part of the crew and gain an opportunity for generous amounts of hands-on experience as well as the opportunity to travel abroad to many different foreign ports. The average midshipman travels to 18 countries during this period, which totals a minimum of 300 days. Due to this absence from the Academy, the remaining three academic years span from late July, through mid-June.


At the end of 1st class (senior) year, midshipmen prepare for exams to be licensed as either 3rd assistant engineers (steam and motor unlimited HP) or 3rd mates (unlimited tonnage, any ocean). All American merchant marine officers must be licensed by the US Coast Guard.


Life after graduation

Midshipmen at Kings Point have a wide variety of options upon graduation. Unlike the nation's other military academies, graduates of USMMA are required to fulfill their service obligation on their own by providing annual proof of employment in a wide variety of occupations as approved by MARAD for a specified period of time. It has been suggested that this article or section be merged with Maritime Administration. ...


Graduates may elect to fulfill their service obligation by working as licensed officers on U.S. flagged merchant vessels, as civilians in the maritime industry, or as active duty officers in any branch of the armed forces of the United States. Regardless, graduates are required to maintain their Coast Guard license for a period of at least 6 years. The armed forces of a state are its government sponsored defense and fighting forces and organizations. ...


Those graduates electing to enter the civilian work force in the Maritime Industry and those sailing in the Merchant Marine and are also required to maintain their Naval Reserve commission (or another reserve component commission) for a period of at least 8 years and are required to serve in the maritime industry for at least 5 years following graduation.


- On average about 1/3 of each graduating class goes to sea working in the United States Merchant Marine as officers serving on ships in overseas trade, inland & near-coastal transportation, research vessels, and other types of vessels. Flag of the United States Merchant Marine The U.S. Merchant Marine flag flown at the American Merchant Marine Veterans Memorial in Point Park in Ashtabula, Ohio The United States Merchant Marine is a fleet of ships that is used to transport both imports and exports during peace time and...


- Another 1/3 generally go to work in the Maritime Industry Ashore working in commercial shipping, shipbroking, intermodal logistics, marine engineering, maritime law, maritime insurance or defense contracting.


- And, about 1/3 enter the military as Active Duty Commissioned Officers. Of those going on active duty most enter the US Navy as Naval Aviators, Surface Warfare Officers, Submarine Officers or occasionally even as a SEALs. Some midshipmen enter the Marine Corps and Coast Guard, while a small number enter the US Army,US Air Force and their National Guard components. Midshipmen may also apply for commissions in the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA). The United States Navy (USN) is the branch of the United States armed forces responsible for naval operations. ... An aircraft carrier is a warship whose main role is to deploy and recover aircraft. ... A line officer (or otherwise termed officer of the line) is a military officer who is trained to command a warship, ground combat unit, or combat aviation unit. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... The UKs Royal Marines in a Rigid Raider assault watercraft A marine corps is a branch of a nations armed forces incorporating Marines, intended to be capable of mounting amphibious assaults using infantry, armour, aircraft, and watercraft. ... Canadian Coast Guard ship and helicopter A coast guard enforces maritime law, maintains aids to navigation such as beacons and buoys, and provides other services for the benefit of mariners. ... The Army is the branch of the United States armed forces which has primary responsibility for land-based military operations. ... Seal of the Air Force. ... National Guard may refer to: A military force: Cypriot National Guard United States National Guard National Guard (France), active during the French Revolution Saudi Arabian National Guard A part of the Military of Kuwait Iraqi National Guard A part of the Military of Venezuela Portuguese Republican National Guard National Guard... The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) is a scientific agency of the United States Department of Commerce focused on the conditions of the oceans and the atmosphere. ...


A graduate from USMMA will receive upon graduation:

  • 1: A Bachelor of Science Degree
  • 2: An Unlimited USCG License as a Merchant Marine Officer, either 3rd Mate or 3rd Assistant Engineer, and
  • 3: A Commission as an Ensign in the U.S. Naval Reserve, or if accepted, as an Ensign in the USCG or NOAA, or 2nd Lieutentant in the USMC, USA, USAF, ANG or ARNG

Museum

The USMMA also is the home of the American Merchant Marine Museum. The museum houses the Academy's collection of marine art and artifacts. The museum contains a learning center which is open to the regiment and the public, as well as a number of exhibits.


The museum also houses the National Maritime Hall of Fame. The only permanent exhibit of its kind in the nation, the Hall of Fame honors people and ships important to American oceanic, coastal, inland waterway and Great Lakes shipping. Inductees into the Hall of Fame must have been deceased, or sunk or scrapped, for at least five years. Only one person and one ship are inducted into the Hall of Fame each year.


Among the museum's many items are the world's largest collection of navigation and nautical instruments, and the only extensive selection of ship's china, on display anywhere in the world.


Distinguished Midshipmen

The Merchant Marine Distinguished Service Medal is the highest award which can be bestowed upon members of the United States Merchant Marine and is the service’s equivalent of the Medal of Honor. Since mariners serving in the U.S. Merchant Marine are not employed by the Department of Defense they are not eligible for the Medal of Honor. This article is about the U.S. military award. ...


Since USMMA opened in 1943 seven cadet/midshipmen have been awarded the Distinguished Service Medal.

Special thanks to the historical department at www.usmm.org


Notable graduates

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Notable Attendees (did not graduate)

  • Andrew Card, former White House Chief-of Staff
  • Christopher A. Dennison, US Navy Reserves

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Notable Faculty

  • Nicholas J. Healy, Jr., J.D., President of Ave Maria University

Superintendents

Captain James Harvey Tomb was the first Superintendent of the United States Merchant Marine Academy. ... Rear Admiral Paul L. Krinsky was appointed Superintendent of the United States Merchant Marine Academy on August 1, 1998. ... Rear Admiral Thomas T. Matteson was appointed Superintendent of the United States Merchant Marine Academy on July 1, 1993. ... Joseph D. Stewart (born July 9, 1942) is a retired United States Marine Corps major general, who after his retirement from the Marine Corps, was appointed as Superintendent of the United States Merchant Marine Academy (USMMA) on August 1, 1998. ...

See also

Vice Admiral Emory Scott Land (8 January 1879 - November 1971) was an officer in the United States Navy, noted for his contributions to naval architecture, particularly in submarine design. ... Flag of the United States Merchant Marine The U.S. Merchant Marine flag flown at the American Merchant Marine Veterans Memorial in Point Park in Ashtabula, Ohio The United States Merchant Marine is a fleet of ships that is used to transport both imports and exports during peace time and... The United States Maritime Service was established in 1938 under the provisions of the Merchant Marine Act of 1936. ... The United States Department of Transportation (DOT) is a Cabinet department of the United States government concerned with transport. ... The United States Department of Defense, abbreviated DoD or DOD and sometimes called the Defense Department, is a civilian Cabinet organization of the United States government. ... Seal of the US Maritime Administration MARAD, or the US Maritime Administration, maintains the Naval Defense Reserve Fleet (NDRF) as a ready source of ships for use during national emergencies and assists in fulfilling its traditional role as the nations fourth arm of defense in logistically supporting the military...

References

  1. ^ President Delivers Commencement Address at the United States Merchant Marine Academy (2006-06-19). Retrieved on 2006-07-08.

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External link

  • USMMA Official Website
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