[Interview] RADM James A. Helis, Superintendent, USMMA
Maritime TV is pleased to feature this special presentation video interview with Rear Admiral James A. Helis, USMS Superintendent, United States Merchant Marine Academy, on a variety of issues affecting Kings Point and its importance to the industry, as we head into 2015.
Rear Admiral James A. Helis, United States Maritime Service, was appointed the twelfth Superintendent of the United States Merchant Marine Academy on 23 July 2012.
United States Merchant Marine Academy is a federal service academy that educates and graduates licensed Merchant Marine officers of exemplary character who serve America’s marine transportation and defense needs in peace and war. With 95 percent of the world's products transported over water, these leaders are vital to the effective operation of our merchant fleet for both commercial and military transport during war and peace. Academy graduates abide by the motto “Acta Non Verba" - deeds not words, and are leaders that exemplify the concept of service above self.