USNA Class of 1970 Distinguished Graduates:

The United States Naval Academy Alumni Association and Foundation honored five extraordinary Naval Academy  alumni at the 25th Annual Distinguished Graduate Award ceremony in Alumni Hall at the United States Naval Academy on 24 March 2023. Each recipient has demonstrated a lifetime commitment to service, exemplary personal character, and distinguished contributions to the nation and to their fields of endeavor. Each has also dedicated themselves to the support of the Naval Academy and alumni community. The 2023 DGA recipients are MajGen Leo V. Williams III ’70, USMCR (Ret.),, Ronald L. Nicol ’75, Admiral James G. Stavridis ’76, USN (Ret.), Rear Admiral Julius S. Caesar ’77, USNR (Ret.) and Admiral Cecil D. Haney ’78, USN (Ret.)

Biography (Click for PDF File)    
Mr. Daniel F. Akerson (2012) Biographical Video  
Admiral Thomas B. Fargo USN (Ret.) (2013) Biographical Video  
Admiral Edmund P. Giambastiani USN (Ret.) (2014) Biographical Video  
Vice Admiral J. Cutler Dawson USN (Ret.) (2017) Biographical Video Acceptance Remarks
Mr. Steven S. Reinemund (2018) Biographical Video  
Mr. Kevin W. Sharer (2021) Biographical Video Acceptance Remarks
MajGen. Leo V. Williams III USMCR (Ret.) (2023) Biographical Video Acceptance Remarks

USNA Class of 1970 Active Duty Losses Honored in Memorial Hall: (Click Name for Details)

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USNA Class of 1970 Statistics: (From Class History and USNAAA Database)

Updated: May 19, 2024
Curator: Ed Moore