Brendan Hamm graduates from U.S. Naval Academy

Staff Writer
The Chronicle Express
U.S. Navy Ensign Brendan D. Hamm is congratulated by President Barack Obama during the graduation ceremony at the U.S. Naval Academy.

U.S. Navy Ensign Brendan Daniel Hamm, son of Daniel and Mary Ellen Hamm of Penn Yan, graduated from the United States Naval Academy in Annapolis, Md. on May 22, and was commissioned as an officer in the U.S. Navy.

Hamm completed four years of intensive academic, physical and professional training, resulting in a Bachelor of Science Degree with a major in Economics.

Hamm completed a four  year, total immersion program where a strong, balanced academic program, where a strong, balanced academic program, focused on the educational needs of the Navy and Marine Corps, is superimposed on a strict, professional military training environment emphasizing the development of leadership skills.

Following graduation, Hamm will proceed to Little Creek, Va., where he will begin service aboard the USS Gunston Hall.

Hamm is a 2004 graduate of Penn Yan Academy.