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Memorial Service for Retired Admiral Kinnaird Mckee to be Held at Naval Academy

Posted on: January 20, 2014 08:00 EST

Press Release #: #008-14

ANNAPOLIS, Md.--  The memorial service of Adm. Kinnaird R. McKee will be held Tuesday, Jan. 28 at 1 p.m. at the U.S. Naval Academy’s Main Chapel.  The public and media are invited to attend the service.

     Members of the press requesting to cover this event should contact the Public Affairs Office at 410-293-2292 by 5 p.m. Monday, Jan. 27.

     McKee died Dec. 30, 2013 in Annapolis, MD at the age of eighty four following an extended illness. Admiral McKee, a Distinguished Graduate of the U.S. Naval Academy, was known for his extraordinary submarine career, his leadership as Superintendent of the United States Naval Academy and as the man who took the helm of the U.S. Navy's Nuclear Power program after the retirement of Adm. H.G. Rickover.  For McKee’s full obituary, please visit



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