Neptune Township– Congressman Chris Smith recognized ten extraordinary students and celebrated their appointments to a United States military service academy yesterday afternoon during a ceremony and reception honoring the future cadets and midshipmen, and their families, at the Monmouth County Clerk’s satellite office.
Capt. Pierre A. Fuller, Commanding Officer of Naval Weapons Station Earle, joined Rep. Smith in congratulating the young men and women who are embarking on four years of rigorous training to prepare them to lead in the United States military.
The students will embark on their military careers at the end of June or in early July, depending upon which academy they are attending, with a 6-7 week intensive basic training regimen during which their physical, emotional and mental limits will be pushed as they transition from civilian to military life. Read the rest of this entry »Posted: June 17th, 2018 | Author: admin | Filed under: Chris Smith, Monmouth County News, New Jersey | Tags: Arturo Joseph “AJ” Poznanski, Cameo Mooney, Captain Pierre Fuller, Congressman Chris Smith, Daniel Lisle, Eric Keosseian, Ethan Jaravata, Francesco La Torre, Griffin McDermott, Monmouth County News, New Jersey Fourth Congressional District, Pareena Patel, Peter Garlisi, Quincy Zawadzky, U.S. Military Academies | Comments Off on Congressman Chris Smith gives future military leaders a fitting sendoff