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Graduates celebrate at the end of the Seventy-sixth (Credit: Alejandra Villa)

Graduates celebrate at the end of the Seventy-sixth Commencement Exercises at the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy. (June 18, 2012)

U.S. Merchant Marine Academy: Graduation 2012

The U.S. Merchant Marine Academy in Kings Point celebrates its Seventy-sixth Commencement Exercises on June 18, 2012.

The U.S. Merchant Marine Academy in Kings Point
(Credit: Alejandra Villa)

The U.S. Merchant Marine Academy in Kings Point celebrates its Seventy-sixth Commencement Exercises. (June 18, 2012)

Former Arizona Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords is greeted during
(Credit: Alejandra Villa)

Former Arizona Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords is greeted during the Seventy-sixth Commencement Exercises at the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy, where her husband, Captain Mark E. Kelly, gave the Commencement address. (June 18, 2012)

The U.S. Merchant Marine Academy in Kings Point
(Credit: Alejandra Villa)

The U.S. Merchant Marine Academy in Kings Point celebrates its Seventy-sixth Commencement Exercises. (June 18, 2012)

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The U.S. Merchant Marine Academy in Kings Point
(Credit: Alejandra Villa)

The U.S. Merchant Marine Academy in Kings Point celebrates its Seventy-sixth Commencement Exercises. (June 18, 2012)

Captain Mark E. Kelly (second from right) at
(Credit: Alejandra Villa)

Captain Mark E. Kelly (second from right) at the Seventy-Sixth Commencement Exercises at the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy, where he gave the Commencement speech. (June 18, 2012)

Former Arizona Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords during the Seventy-sixth
(Credit: Alejandra Villa)

Former Arizona Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords during the Seventy-sixth Commencement Exercises at the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy, where her husband, Captain Mark E. Kelly, gave the Commencement speech. (June 18, 2012)

The U.S. Merchant Marine Academy in Kings Point
(Credit: Alejandra Villa)

The U.S. Merchant Marine Academy in Kings Point celebrates its Seventy-sixth Commencement Exercises. (June 18, 2012)

The U.S. Merchant Marine Academy in Kings Point
(Credit: Alejandra Villa)

The U.S. Merchant Marine Academy in Kings Point celebrates its Seventy-sixth Commencement Exercises. (June 18, 2012)

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Captain Mark E. Kelly at the Seventy-Sixth Commencement
(Credit: Newsday photo/Alejandra Villa)

Captain Mark E. Kelly at the Seventy-Sixth Commencement Exercises at the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy, where he gave the Commencement speech. (June 18, 2012)

Graduates celebrate at the end of the Seventy-sixth
(Credit: Alejandra Villa)

Graduates celebrate at the end of the Seventy-sixth Commencement Exercises at the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy. (June 18, 2012)

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