For Immediate Release
On Wednesday, June 21, the White House announced its intent to nominate Rear Admiral (U.S. Navy, ret.) Mark Buzby as the Administrator of the U.S. Maritime Administration (MARAD) under the U.S. Department of Transportation. Transportation Institute commends the Administration on their selection of Admiral Buzby, an experienced Navy veteran and longtime friend of the U.S. maritime industry.
Admiral Buzby graduated from the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy in 1979 and holds graduate degrees from the U.S. Naval War College and Salve Regina University. He served an illustrious 34 year career in the Navy, including as Commander of the Military Sealift Command and Commander of the destroyer USS Carney. Currently, Admiral Buzby is the President and CEO of the National Defense Transportation Association.