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Nelson Mandela

USMMA Flag at Half-Staff in Observance of Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day and in Tribute to Nelson Mandela

Kings Point, N.Y., December 6, 2013 – As a mark of respect for the memory of Nelson Mandela, and in memory of those who were killed at Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941, the flag at the United States Merchant Marine Academy will be flown at half-staff through Monday.   Superintendent, Rear Admiral James A. Helis said, “We remember those whose lives were dedicated to serving others and making the world better for future generations.  We honor them by carrying out their legacy of service and leadership.”

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