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USMMA Operations Status During a Lapse in Funding
In the event of a lapse in appropriations after September 30, 2023, the United States Merchant Marine Academy will remain open for normal operations.

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USMMA Welcomes Mr. J. Todd Breasseale as Pride Month Guest Speaker

KINGS POINT, N.Y. June 28, 2019 - Mr. J. Todd Breasseale, a decorated Army Veteran and Principal Director of the Department of Defense’s Office of Information Operations Policy, was the guest speaker for Pride Month at the United States Merchant Marine Academy (USMMA) on June 2, 2023. He spoke...

USMMA Announces 2023 Graduation Weekend Dates and Activities


KINGS POINT, N.Y. (April 7, 2023) – Today, The U.S. Merchant Marine Academy (USMMA) released the timeline of events for the Academy's 87th Commencement and the Class of 2023 Graduation Weekend. 

The timeline is subject to change; the Academy encourages...

U.S. Maritime Administrator Visits USMMA

KINGS POINT, N.Y., September 21, 2022 - On Monday, Rear Admiral Ann Phillips, USN (Ret.) held her first all hands meeting at the United States Merchant Marine Academy (USMMA) since being sworn in as Administrator of the Maritime Administration.

Phillips started by repeating a...

U.S. Merchant Marine Academy Observes Patriot Day

 KINGS POINT, NEW YORK, September 10, 2022 – This morning, the United States Merchant Marine Academy (USMMA) hosted a brief ceremony to remember and honor the first responders and victims of the terrorist attacks in the United States on September 11, 2001. 

The ceremony began...

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