Naval Intelligence Professionals Award at the United States Naval Academy
Midshipman 1/c Anthony Patrick Testino is the 16th recipient of the Admiral Robert L. J. Long Award at the United States Naval Academy (USNA). The award is in honor of Admiral Long, USNA Class of 1944, and is presented to that midshipman of the graduating class who has the highest level of academic achievement among those students participating in the academy’s honors program. The award consists of a brass spyglass, a 5-yar membership in Naval Intelligence Professionals (NIP), and a commemorative wall plaque. The presentation was made on 24 May 2012 at the Naval Academy’s Prizes and Awards Ceremony by Admiral William O. Studeman, USN (Ret.), representing the Foundation Committee of the NIP.
Midshipman Testino was also one of 25 Chief of Naval Operations Distinguished Midshipmen Graduates who, as members of the Class of 2012, demonstrated superior performance in leading the Brigade of Midshipmen at the United States Naval Academy.