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Naval Academy Preparatory School

Welcome Aboard Message from the NAPS Command Master Chief

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Welcome to the Naval Academy Preparatory School!  We are pleased to welcome you to an outstanding team of Sailors and Marines, and we look forward to the great contributions you will make towards accomplishing our mission. 

As the NAPS Command Master Chief, my job is to establish and maintain the conditions that provide all members with the opportunity to be successful, and to do so while treating each other with dignity and respect.  Additionally, I provide advice and recommendations to the commanding officer in all matters pertaining to the welfare, health, job satisfaction, morale, utilization, and training of our Sailors and Marines in order to promote standards of good order and discipline.

As an integral member of the NAPS Team, you will play an important part in enhancing midshipman candidates' moral, mental, and physical foundations to prepare them for success at the U.S. Naval Academy.  You have an outstanding opportunity to experience and accomplish many challenging goals.  Be ready for an exciting tour, working with wonderful people, and serving at The Naval Academy Preparatory School for Sailors, Marines, and Coastguardsman.

Please contact your sponsors to help with any questions, particularly lodging and transportation. 

Should you have any questions or need additional assistance, feel free to contact me as well at 619-813-1426/401-841-1427 or

I look forward to welcoming you personally.  I know your tour of duty here will be a rewarding one. 

Once again, Welcome Aboard!


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