US Merchant Marine Academy

Natalie Thorn

Photo courtesy of U.S. Merchant Marine Academy Alumni Association and Foundation

As part of her four-year education, Thorn will spend one year training as a cadet aboard oceangoing vessels. Read more


Spain Park High School alumnus Davis Kale Holley was recently sworn in as a midshipman in the U. S. Naval Reserve at the United States Merchant Marine Academy (USMMA) at Kings Point, New York. Read more



Photo courtesy of Donna Vickery.

Davis Edward Vickery of Hoover successfully completed four years of challenging academic, physical and military training, including a year at sea, graduating from the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy (USMMA) in June 2016. Read more


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