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NAVAL ACADEMY SUPERINTENDENT CHANGE OF COMMAND CEREMONY

  POSTED ON: Wednesday, July 17, 2019 12:00 AM by MEDIARELATIONS@USNA.EDU

ANNAPOLIS, Md. – Naval Academy Superintendent Vice Adm. Walter E. “Ted” Carter Jr., will be properly relieved by Vice Adm. Sean S. Buck in a change of command ceremony at the Naval Academy Friday, July 26, beginning at 10 a.m. As part of the ceremony, Carter will retire after serving nearly 40 years of commissioned service.

The ceremony is for invited guests only and is not open to the general public.  The event will be LIVESTREAMED and available to view here: https://watchstadium.com/live/2019-07-26-naval-academy-superintendent-change-of-command-ceremony-university-event/.

Carter is a native of Burriville, R.I. and became the 62nd Superintendent of USNA on July 23, 2014. For more information about Carter, visit https://www.navy.mil/navydata/bios/navybio.asp?bioID=535.

Buck is a native of Indianapolis, and a career naval flight officer. He most recently served as commander, U.S. Naval Forces Southern Command and U.S. 4th Fleet in Mayport, Fla.  He has an extensive operational background to include command of Patrol and Reconnaissance Wing 11, and recently served as the chief of staff to the plans and policy director for the Joint Staff in Washington, D.C.  For more information about Buck, visit https://www.navy.mil/navydata/bios/bio.asp?bioID=570

For more information on the U.S. Naval Academy, please visit www.usna.edu or the Naval Academy Facebook page www.facebook.com/USNavalAcademy.

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Media planning to cover this event should RSVP with the Public Affairs Office at 410-293-2292 or mediarelations@usna.edu no later than 4 p.m., Thursday, July 25.