October 18, 2019
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Maine-native receives degree from Naval War College in Rhode Island

Community Author: Esther Savar
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Esther Savar | Contributed
Esther Savar | Contributed

COLUMBIA — Eben Samuelson recently received a Masters of Arts degree in Defense and Strategic Planning from the Naval War College in Newport, Rhode Island. Samuelson, son of Clyde Samuelson, Jr. of Columbia and Martha Samuelson of Venice, Florida, graduated in 2001 from the United States Merchant Marine Academy on Long Island, New York with a degree in engineering. Commissioned in the Naval Reserve upon graduation in 2001, he was promoted Commander in March 2019. Following several years in shipping, Samuelson is presently a Port Engineer in Norfolk, Virginia where he resides with his wife and two children.