Mission: A Labor of Love – Paying it Forward to My Navy Family

Labors of love... they can range from raising our children, caring for our family and friends, or just doing something time consuming or difficult for the benefit of others. Aside from my children and teaching, my biggest and most time consuming labor of love has been on behalf of my N*avy family. Soon after my …

Janie Mines 1980, USNA Distinguished Graduate, A Journey of Grit, Courage, and Determination

Janie Mines

A member of the first class of women, and the first Black female graduate of USNA, Janie is a USNA Trailblazer that demonstrates. Some years ago we had the privilege of meeting a dynamic USNA alumna that unknowingly at the time, would be a great inspiration to our then second Mid as well as to …