Frank E. Petersen Jr., who became the first black Marine Corps pilot and general officer, took the Navy’s entrance exam in 1950. The questions, he later recalled, were “relatively unremarkable.”

Remembering George Price, Class of 1994

Thursday, 20 August 2015 Published in Farewell Salute
George Walter Price, 66, passed away Saturday, August 15, 2015, surrounded by loving family and friends.

Remembering Sam Walker, Class of 1964

Tuesday, 11 August 2015 Published in Farewell Salute
GEN Sam Walker, NWC Class of 1964, went home to be with his Lord and Savior Jesus on August 8, 2015.

Remembering Cecil Vollmer, Class of 1967

Tuesday, 04 August 2015 Published in Farewell Salute
VOLLMER Capt. Cecil Russell (Russ) Vollmer, U.S. Navy retired, age 89, passed away on Memorial Day, Monday, May 25, 2015 at the Mayo Clinic in Jacksonville.
Captain Michael Patten BURLINGTON, N.C. Captain Michael Allison Patten, USN (Retired), 85, of Burlington died at Alamance Regional Medical Center on Wednesday, June 10, 2015, at 8:10 p.m.
On Wednesday, March 25, 2015, of Silver Spring, MD.

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