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October 2014

Image for Historic Field Glasses Play a Part in Midshipmen's Research

Historic Field Glasses Play a Part in Midshipmen's Research

  POSTED ON: Friday, October 31, 2014 by USNA PAO

History and physics combine in a research project being conducted by four Naval Academy midshipmen. Midshipman 1st Class Ian Sharbel and Midshipmen 2nd Class Karter Martin, Don Puent, and Cyrus Wilson had the chance to use a pair of World War ...

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Midshipmen Collect 60,504 Pounds of Food for Anne Arundel County

  POSTED ON: Friday, October 31, 2014 by USNA PAO

The Midshipman Action Group along with the Naval Academy Chaplains Office collected 60,504 pounds of food for the Anne Arundel County Food and Resource Bank during the 2014 Harvest for the Hungry Food and Funds Drive. Harvest for the Hungry is an ...

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Art Collection Donated to Naval Academy

  POSTED ON: Wednesday, October 29, 2014 by USNA PAO

Art collector William I. Koch donated reproductions of ten historical paintings from his maritime collection to the United States Naval Academy Oct 24. The collection, which will be on display in Smoke Hall, contains paintings depicting various ...

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USNA Deputy Commandant Skydives with Midshipman Parachute Team

  POSTED ON: Tuesday, October 28, 2014 by USNA PAO

USNA Deputy Commandant of Midshipmen Marine Col. Bobbi Shea recently went skydiving with the USNA Parachute Team. Here's the video.

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Beat Notre Dame Spirit Spot

  POSTED ON: Tuesday, October 28, 2014 by USNA PAO

Directed by MIDN 2/C Rylan Tuohy Starring MIDN 3/C Stephanie Simon

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USNA's International Midshipmen Visit Pentagon

  POSTED ON: Monday, October 27, 2014 by Gabriel Tang Ying Kit

Midshipman 1st Class Gabriel Tang Ying Kit Republic of Singapore Comprising less than 0.02% of the Brigade of Midshipman, the international midshipman are a small and relatively unknown part of the brigade. These midshipmen hail from 30 ...

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Naval Academy Women’s Glee Club To Perform

  POSTED ON: Monday, October 27, 2014 by USNA PAO

Press Release: #091-14 ANNAPOLIS, Md.—The U.S. Naval Academy Women’s Glee Club will perform a Salute to America’s Heroes concert, Monday, Nov. 10 at 7 p.m. at Old St. Patrick’s Church located at ...

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Naval Academy Gospel Choir to Perform 2014

  POSTED ON: Monday, October 27, 2014 by USNA PAO

Press Release: #092-14 ANNAPOLIS, Md.— The U.S. Naval Academy Gospel Choir will travel to Atlanta to present a “A Salute to America’s Heroes,” concert Saturday, Nov. 8 at 6:30 p.m. The concert will ...

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Women of Innovation at USNA

  POSTED ON: Friday, October 24, 2014 by Midshipman 2nd Class Rachel Busiek

This past weekend USNA hosted a STEM event unlike any other! Roughly 300, 8th-grade girls from the surrounding communities traveled to the Academy for a day of education and design. The morning commenced with the girls participating in opening ...

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National Society of Black Engineers Hosts Terror Zone Summit

  POSTED ON: Thursday, October 23, 2014 by MIDN 1/C Whitney Morey

President of the USNA National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE)  On October 18th my chapter and I had the opportunity to host the Terror Zone Summit, a mini-conference open to all members from chapters in Maryland and the District of ...

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USNA Men’s Glee Club to Perform in Jacksonville

  POSTED ON: Thursday, October 23, 2014 by USNA PAO

Press Release: #090-14 ANNAPOLIS, Md. – The internationally-acclaimed U.S. Naval Academy Men’s Glee Club will appear in concert as guest artists with the Jacksonville Symphony Orchestra in Jacksonville, Fla., at the ...

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Tickets sale for Naval Academy Masquerader’s Performance of Brian Friel’s “Translations”

  POSTED ON: Thursday, October 23, 2014 by USNA PAO

Press Release: #089-14 NOTE TO EDITORS AND REPORTERS:  Please contact the Public Affairs Office at 410-293-2292 no later than noon the day before a performance if you wish to cover any of the performances this ...

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Promoting Breast Cancer Awareness at the Naval Academy

  POSTED ON: Wednesday, October 22, 2014 by MIDN 1/C Annie-Norah Beveridge

Female midshipmen at the U.S. Naval Academy have been afforded the opportunity to wear skirts with the working blue class uniforms and service dress blues as part of an awareness campaign to mark Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Originally ...

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Weekly Intramural Sports Update - Week 5

  POSTED ON: Tuesday, October 21, 2014 by USNA PAO

Under the direction of the Commandant of Midshipmen, the Naval Academy's Intramural Sports program serves as a leadership laboratory within the brigade and offers midshipmen personal development in the operations, officiating and supervision of a ...

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Masqueraders Working Hard as the Fall Play Approaches

  POSTED ON: Monday, October 20, 2014 by MIDN 3/C Clara Navarro

The oldest Extra Curricular Activity on the yard - the Masqueraders theater troupe - has been hard at work for the past month on this fall’s drama, Brian Friel’s Translations. The three-act play is set in a small Irish village ...

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Boathouse Bonding-Competition in the Tradition of Hubbard Hall

  POSTED ON: Saturday, October 18, 2014 by MIDN 1/C Molly Hanna

Since the start of their respective fall seasons, the Men’s Heavyweight, Lightweight, and the Women’s Crew teams have participated in a “Boathouse Regatta,” in addition to their normal Saturday morning ...

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Naval Academy Hosts Commander, U. S. Fleet Cyber Command

  POSTED ON: Friday, October 17, 2014 by USNA PAO

Commander, U.S. Fleet Cyber Command / U.S. 10th Fleet, Vice Adm. Jan Tighe, delivered a lecture on the Defense Department’s cyber warfare program at the U.S. Naval Academy Oct. 16. USNA’s Center for Cyber Security Studies ...

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Midshipmen Making a Difference at Anne Arundel Medical Center

  POSTED ON: Thursday, October 16, 2014 by MIDN 3/C Ray Hernandez

Through the coordination of the Midshipman Action Group (MAG) and the Navy Medicine Club, about 25 Naval Academy midshipmen have been selected to volunteer at the Anne Arundel Medical Center. To be part of this program, students are required to ...

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Weekly Intramural Sports Update - Week 4

  POSTED ON: Wednesday, October 15, 2014 by USNA PAO

Under the direction of the Commandant of Midshipmen, the Naval Academy's Intramural Sports program serves as a leadership laboratory within the brigade and offers midshipmen personal development in the operations, officiating and supervision of a ...

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Dr. Adam Riess to Deliver Naval Academy's 34th Annual Michelson Lecture

  POSTED ON: Wednesday, October 15, 2014 by USNA PAO

Press Release #: 088-14 NOTE TO EDITORS AND REPORTERS:  If you wish to cover Dr. Riess’ lecture Oct. 22, please contact the USNA Public Affairs Office no later than 4 p.m., Oct. 22. ANNAPOLIS, Md. — The Naval ...

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A Tale of Love, Loss, and Reunion

  POSTED ON: Tuesday, October 14, 2014 by Capt Trent Metlen, USMC

History is always selectively written, and our memories are the most personal of history books. Our memories may serve as markers of pivotal points in our past, such as I-Day 2000, the day I entered military life. Memories may also serve as ...

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Green Classroom Visits Farm Sanctuary

  POSTED ON: Monday, October 13, 2014 by MIDN 2/C Helena Cheslack­

The Naval Academy’s Green Classroom is an extracurricular activity for midshipmen focused on healthy living and environmentalism. As part of this vision, the members of the group discuss nutrition as well as the effects of commercial ...

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Running an Ultramarathon in France

  POSTED ON: Saturday, October 11, 2014 by 2nd Class Madison Pascale

On September 28th, I completed my first 100-kilometer ultramarathon, and what better location than France? It was hilly and painful yet picturesque and breathtaking. I ran by farms with cows, goats, horses, roosters, pears, apples, olives, ...

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USNA Opens the 2014 Combined Federal Campaign Giving Season

  POSTED ON: Friday, October 10, 2014 by CDR William Swick

The 2014 Combined Federal Campaign (CFC) giving season officially opened Oct. 6 and will run until Dec. 5. The mission of the CFC, which was established by President John F. Kennedy in 1961, is to promote and support philanthropy through a ...

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169 Years of the U.S. Naval Academy: Proud Past … Bright Future

  POSTED ON: Friday, October 10, 2014 by PAO office

Today marks the official founding of the U.S. Naval Academy. 169 years ago, Secretary of the Navy George Bancroft secured 10 acres of land in Annapolis, Md. When the founders of the academy were looking for a suitable location, it was reported ...

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Letter to My Former Self: ENS Kellie Hall

  POSTED ON: Thursday, October 09, 2014 by USNA PAO

In the "Letter to My Former Self" series, USNA graduates lay out the advice they would give themselves as midshipmen based on their experiences as junior officers in the Navy or Marine Corps. This week's letter was written by ENS Kellie Hall, who ...

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Midshipman Trains Fellow Students on Cyber Security Awareness

  POSTED ON: Wednesday, October 08, 2014 by USNA PAO

“Computer systems are very complex and hard to break in to. Humans are easy.” So said Midshipman 2nd Class Zachary Dannelly while teaching a cyber security awareness course to his fellow midshipmen Oct. 3. Dannelly, a ...

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Midshipman Action Group Honored for Record Donation

  POSTED ON: Tuesday, October 07, 2014 by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Tyler Caswell

The Anne Arundel County Food and Resource Bank honored the U.S. Naval Academy’s Midshipman Action Group (MAG) for contributing more than 61,000 pounds of food during the 2013 Harvest for the Hungry Food and Funds Drive. The Maryland ...

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Naval Academy Gate 1 to Reopen Thursday

  POSTED ON: Monday, October 06, 2014 by USNA PAO

Press Release #: 086-14 ANNAPOLIS, Md. – The Naval Academy’s Gate 1 (at the intersection of King George and Randall Streets) will reopen Thursday, Oct. 9 with normal operating hours. Gate 3 (at the intersection of Maryland ...

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USNA Halloween Concert

  POSTED ON: Thursday, October 02, 2014 by Dr. Aaron Smith, Director Musical Activities Department

The USNA HALLOWEEN CONCERT!!! FRIDAY October 31 at 8:00 PM in the Main Chapel SATURDAY November 1 at 8:00 PM in the Main Chapel Please find more information in USNA's Music Department website

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USNA Mid Featured in Smithsonian Exhibit

  POSTED ON: Thursday, October 02, 2014 by USNA PAO

A Naval Academy midshipman is featured in an exhibit that opened Sep. 3 at the Smithsonian’s Museum of Natural History in Washington, D.C. The exhibit honors the 50th anniversary of the 1964 Wilderness Act, and Midshipman 3rd Class Jose ...

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Brigade of Midshipmen Speak Out Against Sexual Assault

  POSTED ON: Wednesday, October 01, 2014 by USNA PAO

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