A Coast Guard salute to NOAA

The gun crew at the Coast Guard Academy fires a salute for Kathryn Sullivan, administrator of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, during the Honors Ceremony for the joint Coast Guard/NOAA Officer Candidate School graduating class Wednesday. Academy Superintendent Sandra Stosz and Sullivan placed a brass survey marker to symbolize the relationship between the two agencies. SEAN D. ELLIOT

The gun crew at the Coast Guard Academy fires a salute for Kathryn Sullivan, administrator of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, during the Honors Ceremony for the joint Coast Guard/NOAA Officer Candidate School graduating class Wednesday. Academy Superintendent Sandra Stosz and Sullivan placed a brass survey marker to symbolize the relationship between the two agencies. 

Graduating Coast Guard and National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration officer candidates march in review during the Honors Ceremony for the first joint Coast Guard/NOAA Officer Candidate School graduating class Wednesday. Between the honors ceremony and the graduation, academy Superintendent RADM Sandra Stosz and Dr. Sullivan placed a ceremonial brass survey marker at the academy's Crown Park to symbolically mark the pioneering relationship between the two agencies. NOAA officer candidates used to train at the U.S. Maritime Academy at Kings Point, but two years ago that relationship came to and end and the Coast Guard Academy agreed to train the NOAA officers. 40 Coast Guard and 12 NOAA officer candidate received their commissions at the gradation.
Graduating Coast Guard and National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration officer candidates march in review during the Honors Ceremony for the first joint Coast Guard/NOAA Officer Candidate School graduating class Wednesday. Between the honors ceremony and the graduation, academy Superintendent RADM Sandra Stosz and Dr. Sullivan placed a ceremonial brass survey marker at the academy's Crown Park to symbolically mark the pioneering relationship between the two agencies. NOAA officer candidates used to train at the U.S. Maritime Academy at Kings Point, but two years ago that relationship came to and end and the Coast Guard Academy agreed to train the NOAA officers. 40 Coast Guard and 12 NOAA officer candidate received their commissions at the gradation.
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