MEDIA ADVISORY -- Media Invited to Attend Apprentice School Graduation

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| Source: Huntington Ingalls Industries, Inc.

ADVISORY, Feb. 27, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --

What:

Huntington Ingalls Industries will host commencement exercises for The Apprentice School's graduating class of 2013. Danny Hunley, Newport News Shipbuilding's vice president of operations and Apprentice School graduate, will provide the keynote address.
   
When: 2 p.m. Saturday
  Media is asked to arrive no later than 1:30 p.m. 
   
Where:   Liberty Baptist Church
   Worship Center
   1021 Big Bethel Road
   Hampton, VA 23666 
   
RSVP: Christie Miller, Huntington Ingalls Industries, (757) 380-3581
  Christine.Miller@hii-co.com 
  Please RSVP by 4 p.m. Friday. 

About The Apprentice School

The Apprentice School accepts about 250 apprentices per year. The school offers four- to eight-year, tuition-free apprenticeships in 19 trades and eight optional advanced programs. Apprentices work a regular 40-hour week and are paid for all work, including time spent in academic classes. Through partnerships with Thomas Nelson Community College, Tidewater Community College and Old Dominion University, The Apprentice School's academic program provides the opportunity to earn associate degrees in business administration, engineering and engineering technology and a bachelor's degree in marine engineering.

Huntington Ingalls Industries (HII) designs, builds and maintains nuclear and non-nuclear ships for the U.S. Navy and Coast Guard and provides after-market services for military ships around the globe. For more than a century, HII has built more ships in more ship classes than any other U.S. naval shipbuilder at its Newport News Shipbuilding and Ingalls Shipbuilding divisions. Employing more than 38,000 in Virginia, Mississippi, Louisiana and California, HII also provides a wide variety of products and services to the commercial energy industry and other government customers, including the Department of Energy. For more information about HII, visit: