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NEWPORT, R. I. (Aug. 29, 2008) Vice Adm. Mark E. Ferguson III, left, Chief of Naval Personnel, stands with Capt. Joseph A. McBrearty, commanding officer of Officer Training Command, and newly commissioned Ensigns and graduates from Officer Candidate School. Ferguson was the reviewing officer and keynote speaker at the graduation ceremony held on Nimitz Field. He was also a speaker and participant at a ribbon cutting rededication ceremony for the main training facility of OCS, Callaghan Hall. The $9.2 million two-year renovation project of the 30-year-old building will now be a state-of-the-art facility for training present and future Navy officers. (U.S. Navy photo by Scott A. Thornbloom/Released)