Retired Capt. James Alexander Fleming Jr., SC, USN, 77, passed away on December 8, 2017. Fleming retired in 1982 after serving 24 years. He entered the United States Naval Academy in the summer of 1958. He spent two years with the 24th Company and graduated from the Sixth Company in 1962. Upon graduation from Annapolis, he entered the Supply Corps and attended the Navy Supply Corps School in Athens, Georgia. He received a master’s degree from the Naval Postgraduate School. He completed several tours at sea, including one on the USS California. He served in Vietnam and received numerous commendations and service medals during his time there.