USCGA Superintendant to visit MMI

Stitch626

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"MMI will host special guest Rear Admiral J. Scott Burhoe, Superintendent, U.S. Coast Guard Academy, on January 29. While on campus he will visit with key faculty & staff, dine with Coast Guard Academy candidates, and address the Corps of Cadets. The Cadet Pass in Review at 3:15 p.m. will be in his honor, with the Spring Cresting Ceremony to follow."

This is posted on Marion Military Institute's web site. Cool stuff! My D, a USCGA Prep Scholar at MMI is super psyched about his visit. She says it is a first - an Academy Superintendant visiting MMI.
 

zachogden

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I have had the opportunity to hear Rear Admiral Burhoe speak on three occasions, and I can say with confidence that he is an excellent speaker who never loses my attention. That's very cool that he's visiting MMI, congrats to your D.
 

LineInTheSand

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The admiral is also supposed to be a very genuine, personable guy. I've heard great things about him from people who have worked for him.
 

bossf51

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I agree...he is a great guy...takes the time to get out to many sports events, has the cadets in to his house and keeps in touch with the parents...it should be a good time at the school.
 

bossf51

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That could be my son's first assignment...he kind of changed his mind about his first choice. We'll see in a month!
 

zachogden

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it's kind of interesting to watch the politics that are accompanying the 1/c submitting their choices for their first tour. it's a really exciting time here right now and everyone here seems to be in really good spirits (though us 4/c are getting destroyed this week for various reasons I won't bore you with), and I only expect morale to get higher and higher as graduation approaches... 112 more days!
 

LineInTheSand

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As billet night approaches, it only gets more and more exciting. And then there's transfer season, with can be somewhat exciting when you're trying to figure out who's going where.
 

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I cant wait till Im at the academy. Its going to be a life changing experience. C/o 2013 here I come, and good luck to all the fourth class right now.
 
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