President Enrique Peña Nieto today led the Graduation Ceremony of the Class of 2011-2016  of the Heroic Military Naval School.

·At this prestigious institution, its students have acquired the highest values of honor, duty, loyalty and patriotism, in addition to civic and moral values such as generosity, solidarity and brotherhood.

“These values move your comrades in arms to assist those who lost their possessions, or even their loved ones in the states of Puebla and Veracruz due to the recent onslaught of Tropical Storm Earl”. EPN

The president stressed that today the value of a quality education is more important than ever, both in civil and military life. 

He recalled that as part of that commitment,  a year ago, the Naval University was created, which offers education at the technical, professional technical, professional and graduate level.

The education offered today by the Heroic Naval Military School, through its six engineering degree programs, is on a par with the best in Mexico, as borne out by the recent evaluation conducted by the Tecnológico de Monterrey.

At the event, President Peña Nieto gave 63 Cadets academic awards, and 132 sables  and arms to graduating midshipmen.

Afterwards, the president inaugurated the Virtual Library and the Memorial Building of the Heroic Naval Military School, and toured the new facilities.

“Few Mexican state institutions have such a broad, positive influence on the everyday lives of families and communities as the Armed Forces. From guaranteeing peace and assisting people in emergencies to taking food to isolated communities and participating in health campaigns, our sailors, soldiers and airmen are by Mexicans’ side when they need it.

“As president and Supreme Commander of the Armed Forces, I recognize our sailors, soldiers and airmen, exemplary Mexicans military who demonstrate their dedication to service, institutional loyalty and love for Mexico every day,” he said. EPN