Naval AcademyPreparatory School Indoctrination Day 24 Jul 2012
Topics• Leadership• History• Indoctrination Overview• Program Overview• Schedule of Important Dates• Summary and Questions
Leadership• Commanding Officer CAPT Jim Cunha, USN• Executive Officer Major Andy Bourquin, USMC• Academic Dean Dr. Carl E. Crockett, PhD• Athletic Director Mr. Bryan Brouse• Command Services Director Mr. Mark Donahue, CAPT, USN (Ret)• Command Master Chief CMDCM (SW/NAC) Andy Wilson, USN
Staff Organization Superintendent USNA Commanding Officer NAPS Executive Officer Command Master Chief Academic Dean Athletic Director Battalion Officer Command Services Director BN DI Info Tech Admin Math Chemistry Athletic Football E-7 Dept Clerk Dept Dept Trainers (3) Coach (3) Lacrosse Men’s Bball Company Officers 1st LT SupplyPhysics English Coach Coach Officer Dept Dept USN USN USMC O-3 O-3 O-3 Learning Wrestling Women’s Supply Skills Coach Bball Coach Clerk Senior Enlisted Leaders Baseball USN USN USN Coach (P/T) E-8 E-8 E-7
NAPS History• Informal classes 1915• Formally established 1919 Signed by Under Secretary of the Navy Franklin D Roosevelt
NAPS History1915 – 1920 Naval Station Newport Naval Station San Francisco1921 – 1942 Naval Station Norfolk Naval Station San Diego1942 – 1943 Naval Station Newport1943 - 1949 NTC Bainbridge, MD1949 - 1951 Naval Station Newport1951 - 1974 NTC Bainbridge, MD1974 – present Naval Station Newport
NAPS History1915 – 1968 Fleet Sailors & Marines1958 – 1961 Air Force C/Cs1968 First “direct entries”1976 First females1979 – 2008 Coast Guard C/Cs1991 – 2004 Merchant Marine M/Cs
Distinguished GraduatesMedal of Honor Recipients RADM Eugene B Fluckey, USN WWII USNA NAPS ‟31 2nd LT Robert D Reem, USMC Korean War USNA NAPS ‟44 1st Lt Frank S Reasoner, USMC Viet Nam War USMA NAPS ‟58 Capt Lance P Sijan, USAF Viet Nam War USAFA NAPS ‟61
Distinguished GraduatesOne USNA Superintendent VADM Edward C Waller, USN (Ret), ‟45Two Naval War College Presidents VADM John T Hayward, USN (Ret), ‟26 RADM Edward F Welch, Jr, USN (Ret), ‟43Astronauts Mercury 7 – Col Gordon Cooper, Jr, „46 Current – CDR Christopher J Cassidy, USN, „89Rhodes Scholar Capt Nicholas M Schmitz, USMC, „02
NAPS Alumni Active/Reserve Flag/General OfficersGen John R Allen, USMC NAPS „72 Commander, U.S. Forces AfghanistanADM Samuel J Locklear, III, USN NAPS „73 Commander, U.S. Pacific Command 2 7 2
NAPS Alumni Active/Reserve Flag/General OfficersVADM Robert S Harward, Jr., USN NAPS „75 Deputy Commander, U.S. Central CommandLt Gen Richard T. Tryon, USMC NAPS „71 Deputy Commandant for Plans, Policy and Operations
NAPS Alumni Active/Reserve Flag/General OfficersRADM Earl L Gay, USN NAPS „76 Commander, Navy Recruiting CommandRADM Thomas S Rowden, USN NAPS „78 OPNAV N96
NAPS Alumni Active/Reserve Flag/General OfficersRADM Peter A. Gumataotao, USN NAPS „77 Commander, Carrier Strike Group 11RADM Christopher J. Paul, USNR NAPS „78 Deputy, Naval Surface Force, U.S. Pacific FleetRADM Joseph W. Rixey, USN NAPS „79 Director, Navy International Programs Office
NAPS Alumni Active/Reserve Flag/General OfficersRADM Thomas C. Traaen, SC, USN NAPS „78 Commander, DLA Defense Distro CenterRADM Dixon R. Smith, USN NAPS „79 Commander, Navy Region SouthwestRDML Terry J Benedict, USN NAPS „78 Director, Strategic Systems Program
NAPS Alumni Active/Reserve Flag/General OfficersRDML David Pimpo, SC, USN NAPS „82 Deputy Commander N3/4 Navy Supply Systems Command
NAPS Quote“NAPS gave me all I needed not only to succeed at the Naval Academy,but also to become an officer of Marines. My NAPS experience wouldnot only sustain me through the four demanding years of Annapolis, butwould be a touch stone of values for many years thereafter. I cannotcommend the program strongly enough.” General John Allen, USMC NAPS „72 Commander, US Forces - Afghanistan
Distinguished Former StaffVADM William P Mack, USN (Ret) USNA Superintendent, 72-75 Former NAPS Executive OfficerGeneral James N Mattis, USMC Commander, U.S. Central Command Former NAPS Executive OfficerRADM Clifford S. Sharpe, USN COO, NETC Former NAPS English Instructor
NAPS Alumni Remembering 9/11/2001CAPT Robert E CDR Patrick LTJG Darin H Kenneth EDolan, Jr, USN Dunn, USN Pontell, USN Waldie NAPS 77 NAPS 81 NAPS 94 NAPS 74 Pentagon Pentagon Pentagon Flight 11
NAPS MissionTo enhance Midshipman Candidates‟ moral,mental, and physical foundations to preparethem for success at the United States NavalAcademy.
What is NAPS…Really? Year of growth Year of & development Mil scholarship TrngMaturing Process Academic Fitness Development Improvement CharacterMotivational Whole Development Person Academics and Learning Skills Development
NAPS 2013 – Race/Ethnicity Minorities = 56% Battalion (143 of 256) Native Hawaiian 4 – 2% Caucasian American 113 – 44% Asian 15 – 6%American 18 – 7% Hispanic 31 – 12% African American 75 – 30%
NAPS 13 – ProfileNon-English Languages Spoken at Home 22% Spanish (30) German (1) Portuguese (1) French (6) Hawaiian (1) Russian (1) Korean (4) Hebrew (1) Swedish (1) Tagalog (4) Japanese (1) Turkish (1) Mandarin (2) Norwegian (1)Attend College • First in Family to Attend College – 9% • First Generation in Family to Attend College – 17%
NAPS IndoctrinationIntroduction to the Navy and Marine Corps – Naval heritage and traditions – Military customs and courtesies – Team building and unit pride – Introduction to physical requirements – Safety & security – Administrative processing – 100% successful completion
AY13 Calendar15 Aug Classes commence15 Sep Boston Trip 5 – 8 Oct Parents‟ Weekend16 Oct End of Marking Period 117 – 21 Oct Battalion Trip to USNA21 – 25 Nov Thanksgiving Break 8 Dec Army-Navy Football Game21 Dec – 3 Jan Winter Break29 Jan End of Marking Period 27 – 8 Feb New York City Trip22 – 31 Mar Spring Break29 Apr End of Marking Period 3 9 May Pass in Review & Graduation Ball10 May Graduation Ceremony
Daily Academic Routine• Section sizes: Class 3 75-Minute Periods – Vary from 15 to 30 0740 – 1145 – Greater than 25 only in accelerated Lunch programs 1150 – 1255• EI Period: Class 1 75-Minute Period – All instructors are available 1300 – 1415 – No student has a class Extra Instruction (EI) 1415 - 1530• Tutor Availability: – Evening study period Physical Fitness & Sports – Selected periods during weekends 1600 - 1745 Dinner 1745 – 1830 Study Period 1900 – 2200
Academic Structure• Weekly Curriculum Mathematics 5 Chemistry 4 English 4 Physics 4 Lrng Skills (MP1) 1 Info Tech (MP1) 1 SAT (MP1 & MP2) 1• Programs: Foundation Intermediate Advanced
Athletic Programs Physical Education Weight Training, Strength & Conditioning, Physical Readiness Test / Body Fat, Swimming Varsity Sports Fall Winter Spring Football M Basketball BaseballX Country W Basketball LacrosseBaseball Wrestling Outdoor TrackLacrosse Indoor Track
Character Development, Military Indoctrination, SpeakersPlanned for: – ADM Charles R Larson, USN (Ret) – CINCPACFLT, USNA Superintendent (x2) – VADM Michael H Miller, USN – USNA Superintendent – VADM Robert S Harward, USN – Deputy Commander, U.S. Central Command / NAPS „75 – RADM John N Christenson, USN – President Naval War College – RADM Peter A Gumataotao, USN – Commander, Carrier Strike Group ELEVEN / NAPS „77 – RADM Dixon R Smith, USN – Commander, Navy Region Southwest / NAPS „79 – Col Arthur J Athens, USMC (Ret) – Director, Stockdale Center for Ethics and Leadership – Mr. Joe Caruso – Author/Motivational Speaker
Battalion Activity Fund (BAF)• Purpose: – Provides for goods and services required for each Midshipman Candidate (M/C) such as textbooks and NAPS physical training gear. – Provides opportunities for structured extra-curricular involvement such as the New York City trip, Army Navy Game and the Graduation Ball.• Amount: – $2,000 per M/C – Paid through 8 monthly payroll deductions – Scholarship awards may be applied • Checks must be received from the awarding organization and made out to “NAPS BAF” – Unspent funds will be applied towards USNA fees during the fall of Plebe year
Sponsor Program• Goals: – Provide mentorship and role modeling. – Promote growth and an understanding of the Navy‟s core values.• Sponsors: – Senior military or affiliated civilians with extensive DoD backgrounds. – Naval War College, surface warfare, aviators, submariners, JAGs, combat arms, etc.
Community Service• Battleship Cove• Special Olympics • Northeast Sailing Regatta • Ski Event • Olympic Games• Habitat for Humanity• Local Homeless Shelter• Women‟s Center
Commanding Officer’s Recommendation• CQPA ≥ 2.2• Improved / Sustained grades• Improved / Sustained SAT scores• Pass the Physical Readiness Test• Within Body Fat Standards (male – 20%, female – 30%)• Military aptitude• No major conduct issues• No honor violations• Recommendation of NAPS Commanding Officer
USNA ADMISSIONS From NAPS to USNA• Congratulations on admission to NAPS & good luck this year!• Today‟s discussion – Admission to the Class of 2017• Another application for admission is not required, but consideration for admission still requires – Update of personal information Completed in spring by NAPSter – Admissions Board evaluation – Physical fitness evaluation – Medical qualificiation – Nomination
USNA ADMISSIONS From NAPS to USNA• Nomination(s) – NAPSters receive Secretary of the Navy nomination by virtue of their enlistment to attend NAPS. – To meet Title 10 USC mandates, we require, however, every NAPSTER seek a nomination from Congressional sources. Congressman/congresswoman Senators Vice President (online form) – Other sources – Presidential, etc. – It‟s a win scenario with many congressional offices. – Not all will be successful – that is OK.
USNA ADMISSIONS From NAPS to USNA• Medical – A new medical evaluation is not required – DODMERB examination is good for 2 years. – Must maintain good health. – A waiver may be required if medical status at NAPS changes.
NAPS ADMISSIONS BOARD• NAPS Admissions Board – Comprised of senior leaders from both USNA and NAPS staff – “Whole Person” concept Look at moral, mental and physical development at NAPS – Make appointment recommendations to the Superintendent who is the final authority for admission
NAPS ADMISSIONS BOARD• General Criteria – Academic performance Grades ≥ 2.2, “C” or better in each course Performance/level of effort on College entrance examinations taken at NAPS Grade trends – looking for positive improvement throughout the year – Evaluations Teachers & military chain of command
NAPS ADMISSIONS BOARD• NAPS Admissions Board general criteria – Moral development – no conduct, motivational or moral issues – Physical development – pass the USNA Physical Readiness Test (PRT) – Within height/weight standards for admission – Commanding Officer‟s recommendation
Frequently Asked Questions• Who is the POC for the BAF (Battalion Activities Fund)? LTJG Mike Grimes email@example.com 401.841.4255• When should I buy plane tickets for Thanksgiving and winter breaks? – 1100 for Providence Airport (3 hrs after liberty call at 0800) – 1300 for Boston Airport (5 hrs after liberty call at 0800) – Liberty expires at 1800 on return dates.
Frequently Asked Questions• How and when can I make contact with a NAPS staff member? Command Duty Officer (24/7) 401.641.0752 M/Cs‟ Company Officer 401.841.XXXX• Is NAPS connected with social media? NAPS Websites: www.usna.edu/NAPS/ Facebook – NAPS NAVAL ACADEMY PREPARATORY SCHOOL Facebook – Parents NAPS CLASS OF 2013 PARENTS
NAPS Honored Memorials on Newport Navy BaseLTJG Darin H Pontell, USN NAPS Graduation Program: NAPS „94, USNA „98 - VADM Francis R Donovan, USN (Ret) NAPS „55, USNA „59 - CDR Michael P DeRusso, USN – IntelDewey Field BenchOverlookingBay & Bridge Capt John L Prichard, USMC NAPS Battalion Officer, „65-‟67 Asst Football CoachNewport Cup USNA „61Initiated „11 Col John W Ripley, USMC Sijan Hall, USAFA NAPS „58, USNA ‟62 EELT Brendan J Looney, USNNAPS „00, USNA ‟04 SEALMARDET Wall2nd LT Robert D Reem, USMC CDR William C McCool, USN Capt Lance P Sijan, USAF NAPS ‟44, USNA „48 Astronaut, USNA „83 NAPS „61, USAFA „65