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President Barack Obama to Speak at USNA Graduation

Posted on: March 19, 2013 08:00 EDT by Naval Academy Public Affairs

President of The United States Barack Obama will speak at the graduation exercises for the U.S.  Naval Academy’s Class of 2013 May 24.

President Barack Obama

President Obama last spoke at the Naval Academy in 2009. He is the sixth president to speak at the Naval Academy graduation twice.

Sixteen U.S. presidents have spoken at the Annapolis graduation since its founding in 1845.

Presidential Graduation Speakers

  • 2013 - Barack Obama
  • 2009 - Barack Obama
  • 2005 - George W. Bush
  • 2001 - George W. Bush
  • 1998 - Bill Clinton
  • 1994 - Bill Clinton
  • 1992 - George H.W. Bush
  • 1985 - Ronald Reagan
  • 1981 - George H.W. Bush (as Ronald Reagan's vice president)
  • 1978 - Jimmy Carter
  • 1974 - Richard M. Nixon
  • 1961 - John F. Kennedy
  • 1958 - Dwight D. Eisenhower
  • 1938 - Franklin D. Roosevelt
  • 1933 - Franklin D. Roosevelt
  • 1925 - Calvin Coolidge
  • 1921 - Warren G. Harding
  • 1914 - Woodrow Wilson
  • 1912 - William H. Taft
  • 1905 - Theodore Roosevelt
  • 1902 - Theodore Roosevelt
  • 1888 - James A. Garfield
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