Events at NPS
The Naval Postgraduate School Spring Quarter Graduation Ceremony is scheduled for Friday, June 16, 2017.
The graduation streaming video will be available on June 16 shortly before the start of the ceremony. Please click here to watch the Graduation Ceremony - LIVE.
For dress uniform and more information, please visit the NPS Graduation site.
Vice Admiral Frank Pandolfe
Vice Adm. Frank Pandolfe grew up in New England, graduated with distinction from the U.S. Naval Academy in 1980 and was awarded a doctorate in international relations from the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy at Tufts University in 1987.
At-sea, he served in USS David R. Ray (DD 971), USS John Hancock (DD 981), USS Hué City (CG 66) and USS Forrestal (CV 59). He commanded USS Mitscher (DDG 57) from 1999 to 2001, earning three Battle Efficiency Awards for operational excellence and three Golden Anchor awards for superior retention. He subsequently commanded Destroyer Squadron (DESRON) 18 from 2003 to 2004, operating as sea combat commander for Enterprise Carrier Strike Group in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom. From 2008 to 2009, he led Theodore Roosevelt Carrier Strike Group on a combat deployment in support of Operation Enduring Freedom in Afghanistan.
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