In Memoriam

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…

Farewell CDR Smith, USN (Ret.)

Farewell CDR Smith, USN (Ret.)

It is with great sadness that I let our NNOA Family know of the passing of Commander Merle Smith, the first African American to graduate from the United States Coast Guard Academy.  More will be shared and I know your prayers and thoughts are welcomed by his family....

Farewell LT Arlene MaGee, USN (Retired)

Farewell LT Arlene MaGee, USN (Retired)

Arlene Turner-Magee attended Southern University A&M College while on NROTC Scholarship. She was commissioned in the US Navy in May 1985. She was stationed in San Diego (Coronado), CA then New Orleans, LA. She was retired on active duty in 1991 after a tragic car...

Farewell Captain Lee T. Womack, Sr., USN (Ret.)

Farewell Captain Lee T. Womack, Sr., USN (Ret.)

March 11, 1947 - March 9, 2021 It is with great sadness that I inform the members of NNOA about the passing of Captain Lee T. Womack, Sr., USN (Ret.). Captain Womack served as President of NNOA from 1993 to 1995. Thank you to all of the NNOA members for their...

Farewell Dr. Bundy, NNOA Lifetime Member

Farewell Dr. Bundy, NNOA Lifetime Member

On behalf of the National Naval Officer Association, we express our deepest sympathies regarding the passing of CDR (ret) Dr. William Bundy. His legacy extends beyond his successful 30-year Naval career to Associate Provost for Warfighting and Research of the Naval...

Sandra Kendall – wife of RADM Gene Kendall, USN(ret) – 2019

Sandra Kendall – wife of RADM Gene Kendall, USN(ret) – 2019

​Condolences to RADM Gene Kendall, USN(ret) for the loss of his wife Sandra Kendall. Obituary info and funeral arrangements for family and friends are as follows: View Obituary Funeral Service: Monday, October 25, 20192:00 PMRosa Glover Holmes Memorial Chapel4334...

Captain Peter Tzomes, USN (Ret.) – 2019

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...

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