Academy Superintendent Rear Admiral James A. Helis, USMS announced that Captain, USN (ret.) Susan L. Dunlap has been selected as the new Deputy Superintendent of the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy. His message stated: Captain Dunlap recently retired after an honorable and distinguished 28-year career with the United States Navy. She is a Surface Warfare Officer with vast experience at sea. In her final assignment she served in Naples, Italy with U.S. Naval Forces Africa/Sixth Fleet as Director, Africa Regional Engagement Group, where she provided direct oversight of all maritime theater security cooperation with Africa, including the internationally-recognized Africa Partnership Station (APS) program. Her extensive leadership experience in key command and staff billets and lifetime commitment to service to the nation make her an ideal selection for Deputy Superintendent. I am pleased to welcome her to the senior leadership team at Kings Point.