The mission of the United States Merchant Marine Academy Parents' Association is to promote and support the Academy, its goals, programs and objectives, its Regiment of Midshipmen, faculty, staff and alumni. The Association will serve as a support organization for Plebe Candidates, their families and all Midshipmen and their families during their years at the Academy.
Membership Form and Handout
Click here to download our 2015-2016 Membership Form. It also contains a flyer explaining what we do and welcoming new members.
MINUTES FROM AUG, SEPT and NOV 2015 MEETINGS
Our first meeting of the academic year was on Thurs Aug 20th. We had a full agenda including the popular M/N panel discussing the regimental system. Click here for the detailed August meeting minutes.
Our second meeting was held on September 17th. RADM Helis was the speaker. Click here for the September meeting minutes.
Our most recent meeting was held on November 19th. Please read important info about the Regimental Holiday Dinner on Dec 10th. Also we had a pair of terrific guest speakers from the Alumni Association & Foundation with a Q&A covering a wide range of topics. Click here for the November meeting minutes.
Minutes from the March '15 meeting
Click Here to read the minutes from our last regular meeting. The speakers were Jim Tobin from the Alumni Association and Foundation and, an unexpected guest, Brian Blower from MARAD. There was a lively Q&A which you may find interesting, all detailed in the minutes.
HONOR THE SENIOR/PARENT NIGHT 2015
Minutes from the February 2015 meeting can be found HERE, including a midshipmen sea year panel discussion.
***** NEW latest sea year guide *****
The updated Sea Year Guide, Revision 5, Dated May 2014 can be found here. This is more up to date than the one on the academy website.
January 2015 Meeting Minutes
Minutes from November 2014 meeting
Minutes from the November 2014 meeting are now posted. Click HERE.
September Meeting Minutes (9-25-14)
CLICK HERE Dean Kumar was the guest speaker
- Aug 8-9 – Weekend
- Sept 5-7 - Parents Weekend
- Sept 12 – Games vs Coast Guard Academy
- Sept 26 - Homecoming
Meeting Minutes Aug 21, 2014
Midshipmen panel explain the regimental system. Minutes can be found here