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Ambassador Negroponte visits CGA as Hedrick Fellow

February 28, 2018

 Ambassador Negroponte visits CGA as Hedrick Fellow NEW LONDON, Conn. – The Coast Guard Academy hosted Ambassador John D. Negroponte at the Academy as part of the Coast Guard Foundation Hedrick Fellowship, Feb. 28, 2018.

The Hedrick Fellowship brings renowned political, military and industry leaders to the Academy to share knowledge and insight, and provide an opportunity for future officers to learn from the experiences of distinguished leaders.

Negroponte visited with cadets during an academic seminar, reception, dinner and gave the 23rd Hedrick Fellowship Address in Leamy Hall Auditorium.

Negroponte has been ambassador to Honduras, Mexico, the Philippines, Iraq, and the United Nations. He was the first Director of National Intelligence and also served as the Deputy Secretary of State.

U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Lauren Laughlin