Blue and Gold Officers (BGOs)

Blue and Gold Officers (BGOs) are “field representatives” of the Admissions Process at the United States Naval Academy who cover a specific geographic area, usually defined by high schools. They encourage exceptional individuals to seek a naval career through the Naval Academy and other officer-accession programs.

See below for the contact information for our Local BGO Area Coordinator:

Mark J. Salmen
Captain, USN (Ret.)
NAIP Area Coordinator-Minnesota
15230 Afton Hills Drive South
Afton, MN 55001-9670
(651) 436-5842
(651) 271-6690 (Cell)
(651) 436-8477 (Fax)