TITLE

Officer Training Programs And Maritime Academies

PUB. DATE
January 2005
SOURCE
Sea Power;Jan2005, Vol. 48 Issue 1, p168
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents information on several maritime academies in the U.S. The U.S. Naval Academy, founded in 1845, is the undergraduate college of the Navy. Its beautiful, modern buildings and facilities along the Severn River in Annapolis, Maryland, are designed to meet the academic, athletic and extracurricular needs of the future officers of the Navy and Marine Corps. The article also informs that the U.S. Coast Guard Academy has an undergraduate enrollment of approximately 850 men and women. Selection to the Coast Guard Academy is based on an annual nationwide competition, a process unique among the service academies.
ACCESSION #
16946813

 

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