Welcome ANA Alumni!

Graduates of Army and Navy Academy form a special bond with their fellow Cadets and deep appreciation for the unique, life-defining experiences during their time at ANA.

The Alumni Association

The Army and Navy Academy Alumni Association (ANAAA) supports the Academy by increasing outreach and preserving its legacy to ensure that the campus and community continue to thrive for the next generation of Warriors. Recent projects have included the renovation of the Atkinson Museum, which now proudly showcases Academy artifacts and memorabilia.

The Alumni Association is committed to keeping you informed of projects, networking opportunities, and Academy events.

Alumni Association Board Members

Jim Merlino – President ‘73
Scott McGarry – 1st VP ‘13
Drew Thomas –  2nd VP ‘18
Lamar Greenwood – Secretary  ‘11

Alberto Fernandez ‘60
Andy Gilb ’69
Mark Pastore ‘75
Randy Stafford ‘83
Lane Ginsburg ‘88
Roland Miraco ‘90
Jorge Artiles ‘96
E. Vince Torres ‘99
Adam Shihadeh ‘10
Ernesto “Mikey” Luque ’13

Brad Larsen ’72 (Emeritus) 

For any questions about ANAAA, or more information on how you can get involved, email us or call 760.547.5276.


Golden A

The Golden “A” is Army and Navy Academy’s highly coveted award for alumni of distinction who are leaders in their community and make positive societal contributions grounded in the Academy’s tenets. 

Show Your Warrior Pride!

Show your ANA spirit with Alumni apparel for men and women, hats, bags, and more — SHOP Online and be Warrior Proud!

When you’re on campus, feel free to also drop by the Cadet Store for more great Army and Navy Academy gear. We are Warrior Proud!

Support the Alumni Association

Army and Navy Academy’s long tradition of excellence is made possible by the generous support of many alumni, parents, and friends. Every gift empowers the Academy to further its mission of educating, mentoring, and developing good character and leadership in young men. 

  • All gifts directly to enhance the Cadet experience and improve campus facilities
  • Donations are 100% tax-deductible

Get Involved

We all know that the Academy can be a turning point in the lives of young men, equipping them with the motivation and skill sets to succeed. There are multiple ways you can help new Cadets become well-educated young men of good character.


Pay it forward by referring prospective Cadets to Army and Navy Academy.

By referring others, you give the gift of a life-changing experience to other young men and demonstrate the value of your own personal Warrior Experience.

College Mentor

Speak with Cadets who are interested in your alma mater, give them advice, and help them forge their path ahead.

Career Mentor

Help Cadets and alumni learn about your industry or place of work. Our goal is to create a professional network, connecting Alumni to career opportunities and helping Cadets determine career directions.

If your company allows it, Cadets could shadow you on the job for a day or even have summer internships there.

Questions? Email us or call 760.547.5276.

Alumni Weekend 2022

April 28th – May 1st, 2022

Alumni Weekend 2022 is fast approaching. Join your alumni brothers and current cadets at your home away from home for a weekend of memories old and new. Alumni Weekend 2022 is planned to be an in-person event.

Share Your ANA Story

We’d love to hear about your own experience at Army and Navy Academy and its impact on your life!

Email your story to us, or tell us about other alumni you know.

The Golden “A” is Army and Navy Academy’s highly coveted award for alumni of distinction who are leaders in their community and make positive societal contributions grounded in the Academy’s tenets. Recipients are nominated by the alumni and selected by the Academy’s Board of Trustees.

Email us if you know an alumnus who you wish to nominate.

View past Golden “A” Recipients.

Class Notes

We want to know what you’ve been up to! New job? Recently married? Received a prestigious award? Moved to a new city? Share a short note or a photo with caption below and it may be included in our Alumni Newsletters or our Annual Academy Magazine.

  • Please enter a number from 1940 to 2030.