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March 2014

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Midshipman Hans Loewen Passes Away

  POSTED ON: Saturday, March 29, 2014 by Naval Academy Public Affairs

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.  The death comes six days after Midshipman Loewen sustained ...

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Celebrating Women's History Month

  POSTED ON: Saturday, March 29, 2014 by Naval Academy Public Affairs

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

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21st Birthday Training: Teaching Responsible Drinking at USNA

  POSTED ON: Friday, March 28, 2014 by Naval Academy Public Affairs

Typically, when a young person reaches the age of 21 they are unaware of their limits in handling alcohol. But thanks to United States Naval Academy 21st Birthday Training, when Midshipmen reach the age of 21, they have the opportunity ...

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Midshipmen Contribute to Improving Ugandan Hospital

  POSTED ON: Thursday, March 27, 2014 by Naval Academy Public Affairs

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 ...

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Letter to My Former Self: Ensign Garrett Gray

  POSTED ON: Thursday, March 27, 2014 by Naval Academy Public Affairs

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. ...

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Midshipmen Answer the Call for Blood Donations

  POSTED ON: Monday, March 24, 2014 by Midshipman 1st Class Colleen Randolph

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 ...

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Navy Women’s Hockey Team Serves up While Fun Serving Others

  POSTED ON: Sunday, March 23, 2014 by Midshipman 1st Class Colleen Randolph

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. But it’s ...

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U.S. Naval Academy Midshipmen View Premiere of “300: Rise of an Empire”

  POSTED ON: Wednesday, March 05, 2014 by Naval Academy Public Affairs

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. The film’s release date in the ...

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Brazilian Midshipmen Visit U.S. Naval Academy

  POSTED ON: Wednesday, March 05, 2014 by MCSN Nathan Wilkes

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. During the ...

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