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Five takeaways from the NNOA Annual Leadership, Professional Development & Training Conference

Coast Guard members recently participated in the National Naval Officers Association’s annual conference in Virginia Beach, Va. The agenda was loaded with discussions and opportunities for mentoring. Attendees learned about the work that is happening in human resources and recruiting to develop a more diverse and inclusive workforce, and how they can grow professionally as leaders, mentors, and mentees. Here are just five of the countless takeaways from the conference.

Professional association promotes diverse officer corps

National Naval Officers Association

Coast Guard Commandant Adm. Bob Papp meets with National Naval Officers Association members at their annual professional development and training conference in San Diego on Aug. 3. Coast Guard photograph by Petty Officer 2nd Class Patrick Kelley. Eleventh Coast Guard District public affairs contributed to this post. The National Naval Officers Association helps junior and

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LCDR Zeita Merchant: A Legend in Diversity

LCDR Zeita Merchant

ORLANDO, Fla. — LCDR Zeita Merchant (center) stands along side (from left) author Omar Tyree, Pro Football Hall of Fame member Mel Blount, Super Bowl MVP Doug Williams, Kellogg’s Senior Vice President of Global Nutrition/Corporate Affairs Celeste Clark, former NFL linebacker and seven-time Pro Bowl player Robert Brazile and Mickey and Minnie Mouse Saturday Sept.

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