VADM Gerald Hoewing, Class of 1987

Wednesday, 22 May 2013 Published in Alumni Updates

VADM Gerald Hoewing, Class of 1987, has received an honorary doctorate of education from Purdue University. From Purdue's press release:

Vice Adm. Gerald L. Hoewing was the 53rd chief of naval personnel. A native of Keokuk, Iowa, he graduated from Iowa State University with a BS degree. Hoewing received his commission in May 1971 through the NROTC Scholarship Program and was designated a naval aviator in August 1972. 

The Pentagon's senior policy official on Afghanistan and Pakistan is leaving his post at the end of this month.

The Foreign Policy Research Institute (FPRI) is proud to announce that General James Mattis, USMC (Ret.) will receive the 9th Annual Benjamin Franklin Award for Public Service at the organization’s 2013 Annual Dinner. General Mattis will also deliver the keynote address at the event, which will be held in Philadelphia – the birthplace of the Marine Corps – on Monday, November 18, 2013.  His topic: Reflections of a Combatant Commander in a Turbulent World.

Dr. John R. Ballard has accepted a new position to establish the United Arab Emirates National Defense College in Abu Dhabi, UAE.

RADM Frank A. Morneau, Class of 2007

Tuesday, 07 May 2013 Published in Alumni Updates

RADM Frank A. Morneau will be assigned as commander, Navy Expeditionary Combat Command/commander, Navy Expeditionary Combat Command Pacific, Virginia Beach, Va. Morneau is currently serving as deputy director, expeditionary warfare, N95B, Office of the Chief of Naval Operations, Washington, DC.

Courtesy DoD Press Release.

James Stavridis, the Navy admiral who is NATO’s top military commander and oversees all American forces under the U.S. European Command, has been selected for appointment as the dean of The Fletcher School at Tufts University, the nation’s oldest graduate-only school of international affairs. 

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