NNOA Remembers…All of those who have left us to carry on with the mission.  Those who dedicated their lives to service, selflessly striving to leave a mark that empowered, educated, and motivated all who they encountered.  We carry on, but we will never forget…

In Memoriam – Master Chief Albert Sullivan, USN (Ret.) – 2019

We mourn the passing of Master Chief Albert Sullivan, USN (Ret.), husband of Rear Admiral Lilian E. Fishburne, USN (Ret.). He passed June 19, 2019 and will be missed.Details for services are as follows:Funeral Services:Friday, 28 June 2019 at 11AM...

Captain Peter Tzomes, USN (Ret.) – 2019

C.A. “Pete” Tzomes, the first African American to command a nuclear-powered Navy submarine in 1983, has passed away, according to reports from the Centennial Seven,  a group of black commanding officers. Service DetailsRead Full Obituary"The History...

Rear Admiral William E. Powell, Jr. – 2019

UPDATE:On a clear crisp day in the grounds of the U.S. Naval Academy, RADM William Powell was laid to rest before his wife of over 60 years Loretta, sons William and David, and many other family and friends.  Fair Winds and Following Seas to a true...

CAPT Sandi Pollard, USN (Ret) – NNOA Visionary and Life Member – 2019

Service for CAPT Pollard, NC, USN (Ret.) is as follows:   Open Visitation Thursday, 4 April 2019, from 1500-2000 Metropolitan Funeral Services 120 W Berkley Ave, Norfolk, VA 23523 Phone: (757) 494-1800 Funeral Service Friday, 5 April 2019, at 1000 The Basilica of...

Orion M. Kidd, Sr – Son of CAPT Don Flowers, USN (Ret.)

Condolences to our CAPT Don Flowers, USN (Ret.) for the loss of his son Orion M. Kidd, Sr.  CAPT Don Flowers, USN (Ret), is a long time member of NNOA who served as the Western Region VP and Symposium Chair. Funeral arrangements for family and friends are as follows:...

RADM Mack C. Gaston, USN (Ret) – 2018

RADM (Ret) Mack C. Gaston, USN passed on 2 December 2018.  RADM (Ret) Gaston was a longtime NNOA member and a longtime member of the DCNNOA Chapter and Executive Board.  A true trailblazer, outstanding Naval Officer and leader and most importantly an...

A Tribute to LTJG Asante McCalla – NNOA Member

By LT Darnell “Gov” Harris (VP SDNNOA 2018-2019) LTJG Asante McCalla graduated from Parkview High School in Lilburn, Georgia and had strong ties to the community.  He went on to attend Morehouse college on a full military officer scholarship and graduated...

LtCol Eric M. Lindsay, USMCR(Ret) – 2018

LtCol Eric M. Lindsay, USMCR(Ret), passed away suddenly on 28 July 2018. A member and past president of the “Mighty” Quantico Chapter, Eric made great strides in diversity recruiting and mentoring junior officers, keeping with the mission of our great...

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