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A Father's Day Remembered

Meredith Wisner 1 year, 10 months ago
Fatherly Pride: Anapolis bound Nicholas LaDuca Jr. and Andrew Zagayko are honored by Admiral Schuyler Neilson Pyne for their soon-to-be midshipmen status as their fathers look on. Fatherly Pride: Anapolis bound Nicholas LaDuca Jr. and Andrew Zagayko are honored by Admiral Schuyler Neilson Pyne for their soon-to-be midshipmen status as their fathers look on.

For Father's Day we found this charming little story of two Navy Yard employees whose sons earned acceptance into the Naval Academy in Annapolis.  Their graduation fittingly took place on Father's Day 1962, and both proud papas were fortunate enough to have been in attendance. We just loved the tone of the story, and how the editorial staff of the Shipworker seemed just as enthusiastic about the young mens' achievements. The story speaks eloquently of the family atmosphere that characterizes Navy Yard throughout its history.

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