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May 2014

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GRADUATION – CLASS OF 2014

  POSTED ON: Friday, May 30, 2014 by USNA PAO

Press Release: #056-14 TOTAL GRADUATES……………………………… 1068      ...

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Midshipman Action Group Contributes 24,500 Community Service Hours … and Then Some

  POSTED ON: Friday, May 23, 2014 by NAVAL ACADEMY PUBLIC AFFAIRS

Not content with the 24,500 hours of service they’ve already contributed to the local community and beyond, the Naval Academy’s Midshipman Action Group has been hard at work at the tail end of the academic year. As the 4,500 ...

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Purple Heart Recipient Graduates with Naval Academy Class of 2014

  POSTED ON: Friday, May 23, 2014 by JESSICA CLARK

Marine 2nd Lieutenant Jefferson Talicuran, of San Diego, Calif., is one of more than 1,000 new officers who graduated from the U.S. Naval Academy May 23. But, as a prior-enlisted Navy corpsman with a Purple Heart on his chest, his path to the ...

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Memorial Day Safety Message

  POSTED ON: Friday, May 23, 2014 by NAVAL ACADEMY PUBLIC AFFAIRS

Memorial Day, formerly called Decoration Day, originally commemorated the Union and Confederate soldiers of the American Civil War.  It later included honoring all Americans that served in all wars.  The Memorial Day holiday ...

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Class of 2014 Statistics

  POSTED ON: Friday, May 23, 2014 by USNA PAO

Press Release #: 056-14 GRADUATION – CLASS OF 2014 Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium (as of May 22, 2013) TOTAL ...

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No More King Hall: How to Shop, Cook and Eat After Graduation

  POSTED ON: Wednesday, May 21, 2014 by SHERYL C. HOEHNER MS,RD,LD, KING HALL

Firsties, So for four wonderful years you have showed up for three squares per day and not had to grace a grocery store.  Now what to do if you are not transferring to another location with a dining facility? The following are some tips ...

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Naval Academy Midshipmen Donate 566 Pairs of Shoes to Planet Aid

  POSTED ON: Tuesday, May 20, 2014 by NAVAL ACADEMY PUBLIC AFFAIRS

The Naval Academy Midshipman Action Group collected 566 pairs of shoes May 19 from the Class of 2017 to donate to Planet Aid. Planet Aid is a nonprofit organization that collects and recycles used clothes and shoes and supports international ...

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Naval Academy Announces Color Company 2014

  POSTED ON: Tuesday, May 20, 2014 by USNA PAO

Press Release: #055-14 NOTE TO EDITORS, REPORTERS AND PHOTOGRAPHERS: Media who wish to cover this event and who have not yet notified the Public Affairs Office of their intended attendance, should do ...

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Color Companies to be Honored at Color Parade

  POSTED ON: Friday, May 16, 2014 by NAVAL ACADEMY PUBLIC AFFAIRS

The academy’s annual Color Parade honoring this year’s color companies will be held on Worden Field May 23 at 11 a.m.  The midshipmen of 19th Company have earned the honor of being designated as the ...

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Secretary of Defense to Speak at Naval Academy Graduation

  POSTED ON: Tuesday, May 13, 2014 by USNA PAO

Press Release: #054-14 NOTE TO EDITORS AND REPORTERS: If you wish to cover this event contact the Public Affairs Office at (410) 293-2292 by noon Monday, May 19 for credential. ANNAPOLIS, Md. – Secretary of Defense ...

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Blue Angels to Perform During USNA Commissioning Week 2014

  POSTED ON: Tuesday, May 13, 2014 by USNA PAO

Press Release: #051-14 NOTE TO EDITORS AND REPORTERS:  Important information regarding bridge and river closures is included in this release.  Media should RSVP to the Public Affairs office by 5 p.m., Tuesday, May 20, ...

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Blue Angels to Perform at USNA

  POSTED ON: Monday, May 12, 2014 by NAVAL ACADEMY PUBLIC AFFAIRS

Will the Blue Angels fly today? Any weather related cancellation will be made as close to show time as possible.  Any cancellation announcement will be made on our website www.usna.edu, on our Facebook page, or ...

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Letter to My Former Self: ENS Becca Guild

  POSTED ON: Friday, May 09, 2014 by NAVAL ACADEMY PUBLIC AFFAIRS

Ensign Becca Guild, USNA graduate and naval flight officer in training in Pensacola, Fla., wrote the following letter as part of the ongoing series “Letter to My Former Self.” I graduated with the class of 2013 with a B.S. in ...

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Midshipman Wins Office of Naval Intelligence Trident Scholar Prize

  POSTED ON: Friday, May 09, 2014 by NAVAL ACADEMY PUBLIC AFFAIRS

Midshipman 1st Class Brynn E. Umbach is the winner of this year’s Office of Naval Intelligence Class of 1979 Trident Scholar Prize for her project entitled “Characterization of Microalgal Lipids for Optimization of ...

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Naval Academy Announces Commissioning Week Shuttle Bus Schedule, Informational Phone Lines and Graduation Broadcast Information

  POSTED ON: Friday, May 09, 2014 by USNA PAO

Press Release: #050-14      ANNAPOLIS, Md.— For the convenience of family, friends and visitors during Commissioning Week, May 19-23, the Naval Academy will provide free, daily shuttle buses; a ...

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Midshipmen Tour U.S. Secret Service Headquarters

  POSTED ON: Thursday, May 08, 2014 by LT HARRY QUI

The Naval Academy Chemistry Department recently organized a rare trip to the U.S. Secret Service headquarters for midshipmen to learn about the agency’s history and missions. While the protection details for the president and ...

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Naval Academy Operations Research Team Wins Flightline of the Future Competition

  POSTED ON: Thursday, May 08, 2014 by CDR JOSEPH C. FORAKER III

A team of four Naval Academy midshipmen beat their sister services at the Flightline of the Future competition on April 29, winning the modeling category of the competition in their inaugural year as participants. The analysis and technology ...

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Letter to My Former Self: ENS Katie Labbe

  POSTED ON: Wednesday, May 07, 2014 by NAVAL ACADEMY PUBLIC AFFAIRS

No matter how many experienced teachers and mentors tell you that graduation will be the beginning of an exciting and challenging Navy career, nothing can really stop the elation and sense of liberation a first class midshipman experiences upon ...

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Naval Academy Celebrates Asian Pacific American Heritage Month

  POSTED ON: Tuesday, May 06, 2014 by LT TENG OOI

The Naval Academy held an Asian Pacific American Heritage banquet at the Naval Academy Club with special guest Rear Adm. Raquel C. Bono, director of the National Capital Region Medical Directorate of the Defense Health Agency. Asian Pacific ...

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Naval Academy Midshipmen Work With U.S. Naval Research Laboratory in Italy

  POSTED ON: Monday, May 05, 2014 by OCEANOGRAPHY DEPARTMENT

Midshipman 2/C Michael Fuller (8th Company) and Midshipman 2/C Kevin Lois (22nd Company) of the U.S. Naval Academy (USNA) Oceanography Department participated in the Estuarine Cohesive Sediments (EsCoSed) project winter field ...

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Naval Academy Museum Curator Honored for 50 Years of Service

  POSTED ON: Friday, May 02, 2014 by NAVAL ACADEMY PUBLIC AFFAIRS

The first floor rear gallery of the Naval Academy Museum was christened the James Cheevers Gallery during a ceremony April 29 honoring the museum curator’s 50 years of government service. Naval Academy Museum Director Claude Berube, ...

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Naval Academy Hosts Special Olympics

  POSTED ON: Thursday, May 01, 2014 by NAVAL ACADEMY PUBLIC AFFAIRS

The Midshipman Action Group (MAG) at the U.S. Naval Academy hosted the Special Olympics on the Yard April 22-23. The Special Olympics provides year-round sports training and athletic competition in a variety of olympic - type sports for children ...

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