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    Mids rack up medals at cyber stakes

    A group of nine midshipmen recently took part in the inaugural DARPA-sponsored Cyber Stakes at Carnegie Mellon University, testing their hacking skills against their counterparts from USMA and USAFA, and bringing home a haul of medals.

    Posted on: Apr 23, 2014 by Cmdr. Michael Bilzor Read more
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    Midshipman of 19th Company Travel Down Under for Spring Break

    “No worries mate” was the phrase of the week for 19th Company midshipmen and staff as they traveled to Australia during spring break.

    Posted on: Apr 22, 2014 by Midshipman 1st Class Colleen E. Randolph Read more
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    Letter to My Former Self: Anonymous SEAL

    A USNA graduate who is now a Navy SEAL (and wishes to remain anonymous), wrote the following letter as part of the ongoing series "Letter to My Former Self."

    Posted on: Apr 21, 2014 by Naval Academy Public Affairs Read more
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    Navy Women’s Fencing Team Wins National Championship

    The Navy’s women fencing team won first place at the U.S. Association of Collegiate Fencing Clubs national championship in Knoxville, Tenn., April 6.

    Posted on: Apr 11, 2014 by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Jonathan L. Correa Read more
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    Middle States Holds USNA Town Hall

    The U.S. Naval Academy will hold a town hall meeting April 30 hosted by Dr. Christy Faison, Vice President of the Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE). The meeting will take place in Sampson G14 at 1 p.m. and is open to anyone from the academy who would like to attend.

    Posted on: Apr 11, 2014 by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Jonathan L. Correa Read more
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    Letter to My Former Self

    First, congratulations to all of you who have selected Navy or Marine Corps Aviation from the class of 2014. I hope this brief note may be of some service to you as you embark on your long but rewarding path to wings of gold. To those who are awaiting their turn to put on the sorting hat that is Naval Academy Service Assignment, I hope if nothing else you may take something away from seeing the world of Navy Air from a student’s perspective.

    Posted on: Apr 11, 2014 by ENS Charlie Hetzel, Read more
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    Midshipmen Travel to Guatemala for Senior Capstone

    When 1st Class Kathleen Mullen decided upon ocean engineering as a major her plebe year, she knew that the Naval Academy would provide her with an education in a field that she was excited and eager to learn.

    Posted on: Apr 11, 2014 by Colleen E. Randolph Read more
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    Midshipman Hans Loewen Passes Away

    Midshipman 3rd Class Hans Loewen, 20, of Hampstead, N.C., passed away Saturday, March 29 while in a coma at University of Maryland Medical Center Shock Trauma in Baltimore.

    Posted on: Mar 29, 2014 by Naval Academy Public Affairs Read more
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    Celebrating Women's History Month

    Download the poster below to learn more about women's contributions throughout history to the U.S. Navy and the Naval Academy.

    Posted on: Mar 29, 2014 by Naval Academy Public Affairs Read more
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    21st Birthday Training: Teaching Responsible Drinking at USNA

    When Midshipmen reach the age of 21, they have the opportunity to attend a seminar in which they are able to see how they handle alcohol in a safe, practical and sometimes humorous environment.

    Posted on: Mar 28, 2014 by Naval Academy Public Affairs Read more
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    Midshipmen Contribute to Improving Ugandan Hospital

    First-class midshipmen from 23rd Company recently gathered at the Annapolis Yacht Club for a night of dinner, fundraising and celebration. But what seemed from the outside world to be merely the merriment of first class year was in reality much, much more.

    Posted on: Mar 27, 2014 by Naval Academy Public Affairs Read more
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    Letter to My Former Self: Ensign Garrett Gray

    As part of an ongoing series, recent USNA graduates have written "letters to their former selves" outlining advice that would have been useful to them when they were still midshipmen and may provide helpful wisdom for those still on the Yard.

    Posted on: Mar 27, 2014 by Naval Academy Public Affairs Read more
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    Midshipmen Answer the Call for Blood Donations

    The Naval Academy hosts a number of Armed Forces Blood Drives throughout the academic year, but the unusual amount of snow this year has caused two cancellations, and the Armed Services Blood Bank Center feared a major setback in vital blood donations.

    Posted on: Mar 24, 2014 by Midshipman 1st Class Colleen Randolph Read more
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    Navy Women’s Hockey Team Serves up While Fun Serving Others

    The Navy Women’s Hockey Team has had its most successful season thus far. With a 9-1 record, the Navy Ladies are seated first in the Delaware Valley Collegiate Hockey Conference heading into their Championship season.

    Posted on: Mar 23, 2014 by Midshipman 1st Class Colleen Randolph Read more
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    U.S. Naval Academy Midshipmen View Premiere of “300: Rise of an Empire”

    U.S. Naval Academy Midshipmen received a special treat March 2 when they were invited to view a premiere of the new film “300: Rise of an Empire” at the Bowtie Cinemas in Annapolis, Md.

    Posted on: Mar 05, 2014 by Naval Academy Public Affairs Read more
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    Brazilian Midshipmen Visit U.S. Naval Academy

    Two Brazilian exchange midshipmen visit the U.S. Naval Academy from Feb.22 to March 4 as part of an annual exchange program to gain experience working with other cultures and see firsthand what life is like for the U.S. midshipmen.

    Posted on: Mar 05, 2014 by MCSN Nathan Wilkes Read more
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    Midshipmen Conduct Workshop at Yale Conference

    Midshipmen 1st Class Eugene Yang, Justin Chock, and Jack Chang represented the U.S. Naval Academy at the Intercollegiate Taiwanese American Students Association (ITASA) East Coast Conference (ECC) at Yale University Feb 13-16.

    Posted on: Feb 25, 2014 by Midshipman 2nd Class Gabby Dimaapi Read more
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    Naval Academy Gospel Choir Honors Black History Month With Concert

    The United States Naval Academy Gospel Choir performed its annual Black History Month Concert on Feb. 23 at the Naval Academy Chapel.

    Posted on: Feb 24, 2014 by Midshipman 2nd Class Ike DeBlase Snapp Read more
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    Midshipman Arabic Majors Seek Linguistic Challenge in Morocco

    Midshipman 1st Class Jeremy Vasquez and Midshipmen 2nd Class Dominic Bellissimo and Maxwell Chomic spent the fall semester in Morocco. Here, they chronicle what it was like to meet the challenge of living in a culture with multiple languages and dialects.

    Posted on: Feb 12, 2014 by the International Programs Office Read more
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    Launching of a Legacy: The Naval Academy Women’s Network

    On a sunny January afternoon, Stefanie Goebel stood on the stairs of Alumni House and looked down upon a group of female officers and first-class midshipmen. The scene she gazed upon would have been unheard of when Goebel (USNA 1980) was at the Naval Academy as one the first women to attend.

    Posted on: Feb 11, 2014 by Midshipman 1st Class Colleen Randolph Read more
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    Maryland General Assembly Recognizes Midshipman Community Service

    The Maryland General Assembly unanimously passed a resolution Feb. 7 recognizing the Naval Academy Midshipman Action Group for its contributions to the City of Annapolis.

    Posted on: Feb 07, 2014 by Jessica Clark Read more
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    U.S. Marine Corps Commandant, Medal of Honor Recipient Celebrate Future Marine Officers

    The Commandant of the Marine Corps spoke at a dinner and reception Feb. 6 for the 270 Naval Academy midshipmen of the Class of 2014 selected to enter the U.S. Marine Corps.

    Posted on: Feb 07, 2014 by MC2 Jonathan Correa Read more
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    Navy Surgeon General Welcomes Future Physicians to Community

    The Navy surgeon general visited the Naval Academy Feb. 3 to participate in a dinner and reception for the 12 Midshipmen selected to commission into the Navy Medical Corps.

    Posted on: Feb 03, 2014 by Naval Academy Public Affairs Read more
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    Naval Academy Gospel Choir: Singing Toward Leadership

    A lively stream of midshipmen saunters into the rehearsal room in Alumni Hall excited to see each other and talk about their weekends.

    Posted on: Jan 29, 2014 by Lt. Jessica Crownover Read more
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    Facebook Public Policy VP Talks at USNA Leadership Conference

    The Naval Academy Leadership Conference kicked off Jan. 27 with a talk by Facebook’s Vice President for Public Policy Joel Kaplan.

    Posted on: Jan 27, 2014 by Naval Academy Public Affairs Read more
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    USNA YP Squadron Makes Paperless Transit to Baltimore

    The Naval Academy Yard Patrol (YP) Squadron took a trip to Baltimore, Md., on YP-706 Jan. 24 relying primarily on the Electronic Chart Display and Information System (ECDIS) for navigation.

    Posted on: Jan 27, 2014 by MC2 Jonathan Correa Read more
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    Midshipman Studies Engineering, Chinese at Singapore University

    When Midshipman 2nd Class Clayton Petty was applying to the Naval Academy, he imagined that his four years would be spent in Annapolis, at the mouth of the Severn River on the Chesapeake Bay.

    Posted on: Jan 27, 2014 by Midshipman 1st Class Colleen Randolph Read more
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    Naval Academy Tailor Retires After Nearly 50 Years

    Since 1964, the phrase “Tony the Tailor” has been a household name among U.S. Naval Academy students and alumni. And for good reason.

    Posted on: Jan 26, 2014 by MC2 Jonathan Correa Read more
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    Naval Academy Midshipmen Create “Next Meal” iPhone App

    When Midshipman 1st Class Michael Madrid, of Vancouver, Wash., emerged hungry from his 4th-period class during youngster year, an idea struck him.

    Posted on: Jan 16, 2014 by Midshipman 1st Class Colleen Randolph Read more
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    U.S. Naval Academy Now Offers Nuclear Engineering Major

    U.S. Naval Academy midshipmen can now pursue a Bachelor of Science in nuclear engineering. The new major in the Engineering and Weapons Division will be fully available starting with the Class of 2017. Additionally, nine members of the Class of 2016 will take a sequence of courses to complete the new major, which will touch on fundamentals of nuclear power, radiation, and health physics, said Martin Nelson, a mechanical engineering professor at the Naval Academy. Midshipmen pursuing a degree...

    Posted on: Jan 16, 2014 by Mass Communications Specialist Seaman Nathan Wilkes Read more
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    Naval Academy Introduces New Rotocraft Engineering Program

    Naval Academy aerospace engineering majors now have the opportunity to specialize in rotorcraft engineering in the only formal undergraduate-level rotary-wing engineering program in the United States.

    Posted on: Jan 16, 2014 by Judy Campbell Read more
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    Naval Academy Summer Seminar Program Seeks Student Applicants

    Applications for the 2014 Naval Academy Summer Seminar (NASS) Program opened Jan. 16 at www.usna.edu/admissions/nass.

    Posted on: Jan 16, 2014 by LT Teng K. Ooi and CAPT Linda J. Beltra Read more
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    Information Security Expert Addresses Naval Academy Midshipmen on Cyber Threats

    Hackers are getting more sophisticated and harder to combat. That’s likely the message most midshipmen took away with them after a lecture Jan. 14 by Kevin Mandia, founder and chief executive officer of the cybersecurity consulting firm Mandiant

    Posted on: Jan 16, 2014 by Jessica Clark Read more
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    New Brigade Commander Ready to Take Brigade to New Heights

    When Midshipman 1st Class Eugene Yang was a plebe, his Plebe Summer squad leader encouraged the otherwise quiet and unassuming young man to step up and be assertive.

    Posted on: Jan 14, 2014 by Midshipman 1st Class Colleen Randolph Read more
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    Midshipman “Walks Around the World” at South Pole

    Midshipman 1st Class Jillian Coughlin got an exceptionally white Christmas this year, but not the kind you might expect in her hometown of Annapolis, Md.

    Posted on: Jan 14, 2014 by Midshipman 1st Class Colleen Randolph Read more
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    Mids Spend Semester at National Defense Academy of Japan

    Two midshipmen with hardly any common interests or lifestyles went to study abroad to a large island far away and received the same invaluable experience at the National Defense Academy of Japan.

    Posted on: Jan 10, 2014 by the International Programs Office Read more
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    Mids Have a Whale (Shark) of a Time in Oman

    Six midshipmen describe their experiences studying abroad in Oman. “I waited six years for this.” The Hungarian woman plunged into the water before anyone could even utter the “you’re” in “you’re crazy.” We all stood on seats and walls, clinging to the poles of the violently rocking boat. Our mouths hung open in disbelief, swallowing the wind in much the same way the ocean swallowed our new Hungarian friend. And then she surfaced, mere feet away...

    Posted on: Jan 09, 2014 by the International Programs Office Read more
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    Naval Academy Garden Club Decorates Yard for Holidays

    Members of the Naval Academy Garden Club have decorated the Naval Academy for the holidays for more than 60 years, but this year it truly a labor of love to provide the wreaths, greens, ribbons and other materials used around the Yard.

    Posted on: Dec 17, 2013 by Naval Academy Garden Club Read more
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    Midshipmen Visit Chief Medical Examiner’s Office

    Recently, a group of midshipmen from the Naval Academy Chemistry Club visited the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner of Maryland to learn about the office's fascinating history, core missions and how it differs from a coroner's office.

    Posted on: Dec 17, 2013 by LT Harry Qui Read more
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    Naval Support Activity Civilian Receives "On the Spot" Award

    Mr. Allen Coley, who works in the Annapolis ID/CAC Office at Naval Support Activity Annapolis was awarded the “On the Spot” award for December 2013

    Posted on: Dec 16, 2013 by Naval Academy Public Affairs Read more
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    Naval Academy Science Program Seeks Student Applicants

    Applications for the 2014 Naval Academy Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) summer program will open Jan. 6. Session dates include June 2-7 for rising eighth and ninth graders, June 9-14 for rising 10th graders, and June 16-20 for rising 11th graders. This annual summer program is designed to expose young people to STEM concepts and technologies and to encourage 8th-11th graders to pursue a course of study in STEM-related subjects throughout high school, college, and...

    Posted on: Dec 16, 2013 by LT Teng K. Ooi and CAPT Linda J. Beltra Read more
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    Naval Academy Midshipmen Spread Holiday Cheer

    Naval Academy midshipmen, faculty and staff donated an estimated $12,500 in holiday gifts to local children through the annual Giving Tree campaign.

    Posted on: Dec 14, 2013 by Naval Academy Public Affairs Read more
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    USNA Professor Contributes to International Science Journal Article

    Naval Academy Oceanography Professor Peter Guth was one of a group of contributors to an academic paper recently published in a world-renowned weekly science journal.

    Posted on: Dec 11, 2013 by Naval Academy Public Affairs Read more
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    NSA Annapolis Security Foot Patrols Help Keep Naval Academy Safe

    Security personnel at the Naval Academy and Naval Support Activity Annapolis make nightly patrols of the Yard in an effort to combat sexual assault and other potential criminal activity.

    Posted on: Nov 25, 2013 by Jessica Clark Read more
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    Navy Cyber Commander Addresses Midshipmen on Future of Cyber Security

    Vice Adm. Michael S. Rogers delivered a lecture to cyber security students as well as interested midshipmen and faculty about his role as commander of U.S. Fleet Cyber Command and the future of cyber capabilities in the fleet.

    Posted on: Nov 20, 2013 by Midshipman 3rd Class Alyson Eng Read more
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    NASA Launches Satellite Built By Naval Academy Midshipmen

    A satellite constructed by Naval Academy midshipmen was one of 29 satellites on a rocket launched by NASA from Wallops Island, Va., Nov. 19.

    Posted on: Nov 20, 2013 by Jessica Clark Read more
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    Naval Academy Midshipmen Visit Georgia

    Midshipman 2nd Class Katherine Macvarish is one of six midshipmen studying abroad this semester as part of the Russian Language Study Abroad Program. Here, she describes a nine-day trip the mids took to the country of Georgia.

    Posted on: Nov 19, 2013 by Midshipman 2nd Class Katherine Macvarish Read more
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    Mids Take Third in Student Yachting World Cup

    Midshipman 3rd Class Charlie Morris was part of a team of five Navy offshore sailors who represented the U.S. in the Student Yachting World Cup in Pornic, France, in October.

    Posted on: Nov 18, 2013 by Midshipman 3rd Class Shawn Cleary Read more
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    New USNA Chemistry Course Blends Science and Art

    This spring, the midshipmen will have the opportunity to take a new class, one that will reveal the unexpected relationship between chemistry and art.

    Posted on: Nov 12, 2013 by LT Harry Qui Read more
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    Virtual Town Hall Questions and Answers

    1. When will the female midshipmen get their female covers back? The “Single Cover Initiative” (SGI) is an effort to switch the Navy to a unanimous cover and is out of the hands of the Naval Academy. According to the Naval Academy Uniform Board, the SGI is still in effect and the decision to either make the SGI Navy-wide or switch back to the female cover will remain unknown until further reviewed by the Chief of Naval Operations and the Secretary of the Navy. The Naval Academy is...

    Posted on: Nov 01, 2013 by Naval Academy Public Affairs Read more
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    Naval Academy War of 1812 Exhibit Closes Nov. 3

    The Naval Academy’s “Sea, Lakes & Bay: The Naval War of 1812” exhibit in Mahan Hall is coming to a close but visitors can still view it through Sunday, Nov. 3.

    Posted on: Oct 31, 2013 by Naval Academy Public Affairs Read more
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    Naval Academy Service Becomes a Family Legacy

    Three brothers attended the Naval Academy. At one point, all three were at school at the same time – as a firstie, a youngster and a plebe. It’s not that unusual a scenario, perhaps.

    Posted on: Oct 22, 2013 by MC2 Alexia Riveracorrea Read more
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    Navy Star Krysil Breaks All-Time Hockey Points Record

    With his two goals and two assists in Navy’s 8-0 victory over Towson University Oct. 19, Naval Academy senior Thomas Krysil broke the all-time Navy points record held by J.D. Walker.

    Posted on: Oct 22, 2013 by Naval Academy Public Affairs Read more
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    Midshipman Action Group Helps Cleanup Greenbury Point

    More than 240 U.S. Naval Academy midshipmen from the Midshipman Action Group honored National Public Lands Day Oct. 19 by cleaning up the Greenbury Point Resource Conservation area across the Severn River from the academy.

    Posted on: Oct 22, 2013 by Naval Academy Public Affairs Read more
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    Navy Dance Team Greets Honor Flight Veterans

    The women of the Naval Academy Dance Team arrived at Baltimore Washington International Airport Oct. 19 for the first time to greet three incoming Honor Flights.

    Posted on: Oct 21, 2013 by Midshipman 1st Class Kellie Hall Read more
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    Naval Academy Polar Science Program Participates in Arctic Research

    The U.S. Naval Academy Polar Sciences Program participated in the MACARENA 2013 field research project on the North Slope of Alaska from Aug. 16-25.

    Posted on: Oct 18, 2013 by USNA Oceanography Department Read more
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    Midshipman Interns at Stennis Space Center

    The presence of midshipmen from the U.S. Naval Academy is becoming a regular summer occurrence at Naval Research Laboratory, Stennis Space Center, thanks to ongoing partnership through the USNA Summer Internship Program between Dr. Allen Reed of the Seafloor Sciences Branch, Marine Geosciences Division, and Dr. Joseph P. Smith of the USNA Oceanography Department.

    Posted on: Oct 17, 2013 by USNA Oceanography Department Read more
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    Navy Reserve Officer Faculty Opportunities at the U.S. Naval Academy

    Attention, Navy Reserve officers! Are you interested in an opportunity to teach, inspire, and empower the next generation of American leaders to serve our nation?

    Posted on: Oct 11, 2013 by LT Teng K. Ooi and CAPT Linda J. Beltra Read more
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    Naval Academy Club Helps Mids Practice Cyber Security Strategies

    Cyber security has gained increasing attention in recent years. Experience and observation have demonstrated the necessity for U.S government agencies to increase their knowledge and capabilities within this arena.

    Posted on: Oct 08, 2013 by Midshipman 2nd Class Shannon Cuthbert Read more
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    USNA Midshipmen, Leadership Celebrate Navy Birthday with City of Annapolis

    The city of Annapolis and the U.S. Naval Academy rang in the 238th birthday of the U.S. Navy with a breakfast at the historic Calvert House Oct. 7.

    Posted on: Oct 07, 2013 by U.S. Naval Academy Public Affairs Read more
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    Naval Academy Museum Announces New Lecture Series

    The U.S. Naval Academy Museum announces their new Vice Adm. Ralph L. and Frances Shifley lecture series beginning Oct. 11 at noon.

    Posted on: Oct 01, 2013 by Naval Academy Public Affairs Read more
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    Naval Academy Knights of Columbus Assist AIDS Hospice in D.C.

    The USNA Knights of Columbus joined with the Missionaries of Charity Sept. 29 to perform charity work at the missionaries’ AIDS Hospice in Washington, D.C.

    Posted on: Sep 30, 2013 by Midshipman 2nd Class William Gurzynski Read more
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    Naval Academy Professor Serves as STEM Role Model on Ship of Exploration

    Capt. Emil Petruncio, assistant professor of oceanography and associate chair of the Oceanography Department at the U.S. Naval Academy, joined the Ocean Exploration Trust’s (OET) Exploration Vessel (E/V) Nautilus during its exploration of the Cayman Trough in August.

    Posted on: Sep 23, 2013 by Alexandra Witten, Ocean Exploration Trust Read more
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    U.S. Navy Celebrates 238th Birthday

    The Navy officially recognizes its birthday on Oct. 13, and there are many events open to public during the week leading up to the big day.

    Posted on: Sep 18, 2013 by Naval Academy Public Affairs Read more
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    Naval Academy Hosts STEM Family Day

    The Naval Academy STEM Office hosted its annual STEM Family Day for faculty and staff and their families Sept. 14.

    Posted on: Sep 17, 2013 by Naval Academy Public Affairs Read more
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    Understanding the Permanent Military Professor Program

    The Permanent Military Professor (PMP) program is a program geared to establish military officers with both doctoral degrees and operational experience in permanent instructor billets at one of the Military education institutions until statutory retirement or until released from active duty.

    Posted on: Sep 17, 2013 by MC3 Jonathan Correa Read more
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    USNA Midshipmen Sail With Wounded Warriors

    Midshipmen from the U.S. Naval Academy and the National Sailing Hall of Fame (NSHOF) came together to host the 2nd annual Wounded Warrior Sailing Regatta (WWSR) Sept. 14 at the Annapolis, Md., National Sailing Hall of Fame Docks.

    Posted on: Sep 16, 2013 by MC3 Jonathan Correa Read more
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    Annual Dinner Honors Ethics Essay Award Winners

    More than 50 second class Naval Academy Midshipmen joined Superintendent Vice Adm. Michael H. Miller for a special meal honoring the midshipmen who participated in the semiannual Vice Admiral William P. Lawrence Ethics Essay Competition.

    Posted on: Sep 16, 2013 by Midshipman 2nd Class Elizabeth Shields Read more
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    USNA Wrestling Team Trains at Olympic Training Center

    The members of the U.S. Naval Academy varsity wrestling team took the opportunity this summer to train at the Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs, Colo.

    Posted on: Sep 13, 2013 by MC1 Tony Spiker Read more
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    New Brigade Commander Focused on Empowering Midshipmen

    Midshipman 1st Class Jean Luc Currie is the fall semester brigade commander, chosen after a rigorous selection process by senior Naval Academy leaders to lead 4,500 of his peers as the highest-ranking midshipmen.

    Posted on: Sep 10, 2013 by MC2 Alexia Riveracorrea Read more
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    Naval Academy Midshipmen Workout with Fitness Celebrity

    U.S. Naval Academy midshipmen had the opportunity to meet and work out with fitness celebrity Tony Horton Sept. 6 during his visit to Annapolis.

    Posted on: Sep 09, 2013 by Jessica Clark Read more
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    Naval Academy Hosts Day of Remembrance

    U.S. Naval Academy midshipmen and sailors hosted a Day of Remembrance at the World War II Memorial and Jonas Green Park Sept. 7 commemorating the 12th anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks.

    Posted on: Sep 09, 2013 by MC2 Julia Casper Read more
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    Midshipmen Intern with Wounded Warrior Advocacy Program

    Having already spent time on ships or subs or in squadrons as part of their professional development, senior midshipmen often have the opportunity to get creative with their summer training.

    Posted on: Sep 06, 2013 by Jessica Clark Read more
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    Midshipmen Visit Philadelphia On Board Newest Class YP

    Midshipmen from the Naval Academy’s Yard Patrol Squadron and enlisted Navy personnel of Waterfront Readiness Annapolis went underway on the newest class Yard Patrol (YP) Craft Aug. 30 to Philadelphia.

    Posted on: Sep 05, 2013 by MC3 Jonathan Correa Read more
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    Five Midshipmen Experience Brazilian Culture

    Midshipmen 1st Class Max Dunn and Mary Jordan and Midshipmen 2nd Class Michael Ebeling, Bryan Hunt, and Amber Lowman traveled to Brazil this summer. Here they share their story:

    Posted on: Sep 04, 2013 by Midshipman 2nd Class Michael Ebeling Read more
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    Midshipman Competes in University World Wrestling Championship

    While Midshipman 1st Class Joe Locksmith’s home state of Florida has a history of being strong in Greco Roman wrestling, his own introduction to the sport as a high school freshman was not all that promising. He relied on skills that work well in the collegiate style – also called folkstyle – of wrestling traditionally practiced in the U.S., and was thrown, heels over head, to his back.

    Posted on: Sep 03, 2013 by MC1 Tony Spiker Read more
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    Naval Academy Midshipman Cycles 100 Miles for Juvenile Diabetes Research

    Naval Academy midshipmen participate in a wide variety of activities during the summer – serving on board ships alongside enlisted and officer personnel, traveling to foreign countries, working on internships with different companies, even chasing tornados.

    Posted on: Aug 22, 2013 by Jessica Clark Read more
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    Midshipmen Study Civil-Military Relations in Turkey

    Summer Training offers midshipmen the opportunity to experience what their life in the fleet will be like after graduation. This summer, three midshipmen were able to take their training in a different direction with a research trip to Turkey.

    Posted on: Aug 22, 2013 by MC1(AW/SW) Tony Spiker Read more
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    Midshipmen Spend Semester Immersed in Omani Culture

    Midshipmen 1st Class Brett Beeson, George Davros, and Jacob Snyder share their experience studying abroad in Oman during spring semester.

    Posted on: Aug 22, 2013 by International Programs Office Read more
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    Naval Academy Class of 2015 Commits to Five Years of Military Service

    Have you ever made a decision that locks you into a commitment for seven years of your life? A lot happens in seven years. It is a decision that must not be made lightly. The class of 2015 at the U.S. Naval Academy just made that “2 for 7” decision Aug. 17.

    Posted on: Aug 21, 2013 by MC1 (AW/SW) Tony Spiker Read more
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    Naval Academy Excels at Cyber Security

    The Naval Academy passed an intense, week-long cyber security inspection conducted by the Fleet Cyber Command Office of Compliance and Assessment July 22-Aug. 1.

    Posted on: Aug 06, 2013 by Naval Academy Public Affairs Read more
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    Naval Academy Summer Seminar: Beyond the Ordinary

    Each year in June, the U.S. Naval Academy invites a select group of young men and women from around the nation to attend the Naval Academy Summer Seminar. This fast-paced, six-day leadership experience is designed to give rising high school seniors an opportunity to see what the Naval Academy has to offer.   At the core of the NASS is the academic program – 90-minute workshops designed to promote problem solving using systems thinking, optimization, innovation, creativity, and team...

    Posted on: Aug 01, 2013 by Lt. Teng K. Ooi and Capt. Linda J. Beltra Read more
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    Head of Russian Navy Visits Naval Academy

    The Commander-in-Chief of the Russian Federation Navy visited the Naval Academy July 15 to learn about how the academy trains future naval leaders.

    Posted on: Jul 18, 2013 by Jessica Clark Read more
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    Naval Academy Cyber Security Inspection Begins Next Week

    Beginning July 22, the Naval Academy will undergo a week-long cyber security inspection conducted by Fleet Cyber Command to assess the security of the academy’s network and cyber operations.

    Posted on: Jul 18, 2013 by Naval Academy Public Affairs Read more
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    Q&A With USNA's Deputy Commandant of Midshipmen

    The Trident staff sat down with Naval Academy’s Deputy Commandant of Midshipmen Col. Bobbi Shea (USNA ‘91) to discuss her new role and what it’s like to be back at the academy.

    Posted on: Jul 17, 2013 by Naval Academy Public Affairs Read more
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    Professional Training Helps Mids Make Career Decisions

    A group of Naval Academy midshipmen recently went underway on board USS Dewey (DDG 105) as part of the Professional Training of Midshipman, or PROTRAMID, program.

    Posted on: Jul 15, 2013 by Lt. Harry Qui Read more
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    USNA STEM Program Gets Students Excited About Science

    The United States Naval Academy’s 2013 Summer Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) Program is designed to encourage 8th-11th graders to pursue a course of study in STEM-related subjects throughout high school, college, and beyond.

    Posted on: Jul 16, 2012 by Lt. Teng K. Ooi and Capt. Linda J. Beltra Read more
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