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May 2015

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USNA Graduates Class of 2015

  POSTED ON: Tuesday, May 26, 2015 by Naval Academy Public Affairs

An estimated 30,000 people filled the Navy-Marine Corps Stadium in Annapolis, Maryland, May 22 to witness the swearing in of the U.S. Navy's and Marine Corps' newest officers. The Naval Academy Class of 2015 graduated 1,070 men and women, ...

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Midshipmen Discover Historical Link

  POSTED ON: Monday, May 25, 2015 by MC3 Nathan Wilkes

During a recent visit to the U.S. Naval Academy (USNA) laundry facility, Midshipmen 1st Class Jeremy Duruji, Dane Oshiro, and Jesus Arrambide found something more than the uniform items they were originally looking for. Amongst a pile of assorted ...

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Class of 2015 Statistics

  POSTED ON: Friday, May 22, 2015 by Naval Academy Public Affairs

TOTAL GRADUATES............... 1070    men......................................... 866    women..................................... 204 COMMISSIONS:    Navy Ensigns:   ...

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Herndon Capped

  POSTED ON: Tuesday, May 19, 2015 by mediarelations@usna.edu

#046-15     ANNAPOLIS, Md.-  The Herndon monument was capped in 1 hour 38 minutes and 36 seconds May 18, by Midshipman 4th Class (freshman) Javarri Beachum, 19, of Port Saint Joe, Fla.  He is a member ...

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Midshipmen Collect Shoes For Those in Need

  POSTED ON: Monday, May 18, 2015 by Naval Academy Public Affairs

Midshipmen from the U.S. Naval Academy’s Midshipman Action Group (MAG) collected more than 550 pairs of shoes from the Class of 2018 May 18 to donate to Planet Aid. The shoes were collected as the plebes began the traditional Herndon ...

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USNA Midshipmen Triumph over Herndon Climb

  POSTED ON: Monday, May 18, 2015 by Naval Academy Public Affairs

U.S. Naval Academy midshipmen from the Class of 2018 conquered the final hurdle of their freshman year during the annual Herndon Monument climb May 18. Every year, the roughly 1,000 members of the academy's plebe class form a human pyramid around ...

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USNA Changes Security Posture

  POSTED ON: Friday, May 15, 2015 by Naval Academy Public Affairs

The U.S. military has increased its force protection condition from "Alpha" to "Bravo" at all U.S. bases. This is a general security measure, not a response to any specific or imminent threat. As a result, USNA and Naval Support Activity ...

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Naval Academy Announces Color Company 2015

  POSTED ON: Friday, May 15, 2015 by mediarelations@usna.edu

#045-15     ANNAPOLIS, Md. -- The academy’s annual Color Parade, honoring the fall and spring color companies will be held on Worden Field, Thursday, May 21, at 11 a.m.  The parade is free ...

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Services For Midshipman Amtrak Victim

  POSTED ON: Friday, May 15, 2015 by mediarelations@usna.edu

#044-15     ANNAPOLIS, Md.- Approximately 160 midshipmen from the Naval Academy’s 17th Company, Sprint football team and Jewish Midshipman Club are attending services for Midshipman 3rd Class Justin Zemser ...

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Midshipman Amtrak Victim Identified

  POSTED ON: Friday, May 15, 2015 by mediarelations@usna.edu

#043-15     ANNAPOLIS, Md.— The Naval Academy is deeply saddened to report that Naval Academy Midshipman 3rd Class (sophomore) Justin B. Zemser, was one of the passengers who lost their life due to injuries sustained ...

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Naval Academy Midshipman Dies in Amtrak Accident

  POSTED ON: Friday, May 15, 2015 by mediarelations@usna.edu

#042-15     ANNAPOLIS, Md.—The Naval Academy is deeply saddened to report that a midshipman was named as one of the passengers who lost their life in the AMTRAK train which crashed in north Philadelphia at ...

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Blue Angels to Perform During USNA Commissioning Week 2015

  POSTED ON: Wednesday, May 13, 2015 by mediarelations@usna.edu

#041-15     ANNAPOLIS, Md. - The Blue Angels will perform above the Severn River, Tuesday, May 19 and Wednesday, May 20 as part of the Naval Academy’s Commissioning Week. These events are free and open to the ...

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USNA Peer Educators Train for the Future

  POSTED ON: Tuesday, May 12, 2015 by Naval Academy Public Affairs

Vice. Adm. Walter “Ted’ Carter, superintendent of the U.S. Naval Academy, addressed the Sexual Harassment and Assault Prevention Education (SHAPE) peer educators during a training session in Chauvenet Hall May 11. The training ...

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Midshipman Action Group Contributes 26,000 Hours of Community Service

  POSTED ON: Saturday, May 09, 2015 by Naval Academy Public Affairs

The Naval Academy Midshipman Action Group surpassed its own expectations this academic year, contributing a record 26,000 hours of service to the local and national community. MAG manages more than 50 projects and 500 midshipman volunteers ...

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

  POSTED ON: Friday, May 08, 2015 by mediarelations@usna.edu

#039-15     ANNAPOLIS, Md.— For the convenience of family, friends and visitors during Commissioning Week, May 18-22, the Naval Academy will provide daily shuttle buses from Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium ...

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Final Naval Academy Cyber Building Environmental Assessment Available For Review

  POSTED ON: Friday, May 01, 2015 by mediarelations@usna.edu

#036     ANNAPOLIS, Md. – The Naval Academy is pleased to announce that the U.S. Department of the Navy, in accordance with the National Environmental Policy Act and its implementing regulations, has prepared ...

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