The U.S Naval Academy Archives will be dedicated to the late WilliamW. Jeffries during a ceremony at 10 a.m. tomorrow.
The professor,the first Naval Academy archivist, was employed from 1970 to 1989. He died in December 1989. After teaching history at Birmingham-Southern College in Alabama and Vanderbilt University in Nashville, both hisalma maters, Jeffries joined the academy staff as an officer instructor in 1942 and the civilian faculty in 1946.
The archives are located on the third floor of the Nimitz Libraryand store photographs, newspaper clippings and records dating back to 1845 when the academy was founded.
In other academy news, more than 5,000 relatives and friends of the Class of 1995 are expected to visit Annapolis for Parents Weekend Thursday through Sunday.
Festivities begin at noon Thursday when midshipmen meet with their families for the first time since being inducted July 9.
Other events include a performance by the Electric Brigade band at 8 p.m. Thursday onTurf Field, a colors ceremony by the
Marines from the Annapolis Marine Barracks at 7:40 a.m. Friday in Tecumseh Court, a Marine Corps helicopter insertion and extraction demonstration at 1 p.m. Friday onDewey Field near the Severn River and a plebe dress parade at 9:30 a.m. Saturday on Worden Field.
For more information about Parents Weekend, call 267-2291.
MUELLER AT ENCAMPMENT
Marc A. Mueller, son of Richard B. Mueller of Annapolis and Gini H. Elias of Lexington, Va., has completed a U.S Air Force ROTC field training encampment at Plattsburgh Air Force Base in New York.
The cadet is a 1989 graduateof Lexington High School and now attends Virginia Military Institute.
MARSHALL IN S. KOREA
Army Staff Sgt. Twyla A. Marshall, daughterof George C. Marshall of Gambrills and C. W. Marshall of Oxon Hill, has arrived for duty at Camp Red Cloud, South Korea.
Marshall, an administrative specialist, graduated from Arundel Senior High School and received an associate's degree in 1990 from St. Leo College in Florida.
RACHAL IS DECORATED
Pfc. Patrick B. Rachal, son of Ernest A. and Teresa L. Rachal of Edgewater, has been decorated with the ArmyCommendation Medal.
Rachal is an air defense gunnery crew member at Fort Hood in Killeen, Texas
WOOLWINE ENDS TRAINING
Marine Pfc. Ernest L. Woolwine, son of Linda J. Munzner of Pasadena, has completed recruit training at Marine Corps Recruit Depot at Parris Island, S.C.
Woolwine, a 1990 graduate of Northeast Senior High School, joined the Marine Corps in March.