Admiral Appoints Local Man To Coast Guard Academy

Tuesday, December 27, 2005
Joseph DiRenzo IV, son of Joseph DiRenzo, III and Commander Karen DiRenzo, NC, USN of Suffolk, Va., will be presented his appointment papers to the United States Coast Guard Academy by Coast Guard Vice Admiral Vivean Crea, Coast Guard Atlantic Area Commander in a ceremony to be held Dec. 29 at 11:30 a.m. at the Coast Guard Atlantic Area Headquarters in Portsmouth, Va. DiRenzo and his fellow cadets in the class of 2010 will report to the U.S. Coast Guard Academy in New London CT on July 3rd, 2006 to begin Swab Summer, an indoctrination into academy, cadet and Coast Guard life. Following Swab Summer, DiRenzo will study mechanical engineering and work toward a Bachelors of Science degree. DiRenzo plans to compete for the Varsity Swim team while attending the Academy. Located on the banks of the Thames River the Coast Guard Academy commissions approximately 175 ensigns during graduation exercises in May. Following graduation, newly commissioned ensigns report for duty aboard cutters home ported nationwide. Graduates of the academy are obligated to serve five years. Thousands of applicants interested in becoming Coast Guard officers seek appointments to the academy each year. Many of those applications come from the service's enlisted ranks. Acceptance to the academy is based on a national merit based search, there are no Congressional appointments. The Coast Guard Academy remains one of the most selective colleges in the country. DiRenzo, is following in the footsteps of both his parents. His father, a 1982 graduate of the U.S. Naval Academy, retired in 2003 after 21 years of military service in the U.S. Navy and Coast Guard and frequent contributer to MarineNews and Maritime Reporter. His mother, is a Commander in the United States Navy Nurse Corps and currently serves as the Officer in Charge of three Navy Medical clinics located at Sewells Point, the Norfolk Naval Shipyard and Yorktown Weapons Station DiRenzo, who is an Eagle Scout and National Honor Society member at Nansemond-Suffolk Academy High School in Suffolk, Va, where he is Chairman of the Honor Council and Captain for three Varsity Sports, will graduate in June 2006.
Maritime Reporter October 2014 Digital Edition
FREE Maritime Reporter Subscription
Latest Maritime News    rss feeds

Navy

Subsea Defense & the Changing Paradigm of Submarine Programs

Technology and dynamic mission profiles have driven change in the defense industry, Hydro Group Plc Managing Director Doug Whyte, explores the changing paradigm of submarine programs,

Rolls-Royce Wins US Marine Corps Contract

Rolls-Royce has been awarded a new, two-year contract to provide aftermarket engine support for the US Marine Corps and Air Force V-22 fleets, which provides

US Navy Evaluating SEWIP for LCS

The U.S. Navy is evaluating a scaled-down version of the Surface Electronic Warfare Improvement Program (SEWIP) system for potential incorporation on future Littoral Combat Ships (LCS),

Coast Guard

Bollinger Delivers 11th FRC to the US Coast Guard

Bollinger Shipyards, Inc. has delivered the William Trump, the 11th Fast Response Cutter (FRC) to the United States Coast Guard.   The announcement was made by Bollinger Chief Operating Officer,

The Legal Consequences of 46 CFR Subchapter “M”

As the holiday season and the end of another year quickly approaches, the towing industry patiently waits for the Coast Guard to finalize the long-awaited towing vessel inspection rule.

Migrant Rescue Draws Budget Concerns in the Mediterranean

Seafarers’ Rights International (SRI) has raised concerns about the implications for masters of the recent reports of the launch of the new EU Frontex operation

 
 
Maritime Careers / Shipboard Positions Maritime Contracts Navigation Offshore Oil Pipelines Port Authority Ship Electronics Ship Repair Shipbuilding / Vessel Construction Winch
rss | archive | history | articles | privacy | terms and conditions | contributors | top maritime news | about us | copyright | maritime magazines
maritime security news | shipbuilding news | maritime industry | shipping news | maritime reporting | workboats news | ship design | maritime business

Time taken: 0.1084 sec (9 req/sec)