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February 2016

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5 Mids Spend Semester Abroad in Beijing

  POSTED ON: Friday, February 26, 2016 by Naval Academy Public Affairs

Five Naval Academy midshipmen spent the fall semester in Beijing, China learning Mandarin and gaining a better understanding of Chinese culture, history, and language. Midshipmen 1st Class Amy Epperson and Joe Dinkel and Midshipmen 2nd Class ...

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Astronaut Convocation Educates Midshipmen on Future of Space Flight

  POSTED ON: Friday, February 12, 2016 by Naval Academy Public Affairs

Five of the U.S. Naval Academy's 53 astronaut alumni served as panel members for the annual Astronaut Convocation Feb. 11 in Alumni Hall. The presentation was designed to educate the Brigade of Midshipmen about the future of space flight and ...

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USNA Holds USMC Service Assignment Dinner

  POSTED ON: Saturday, February 06, 2016 by Naval Academy Public Affairs

The assistant commandant of the Marine Corps was the keynote speaker at a dinner and reception Feb. 4 honoring the future Marine officers of the U.S. Naval Academy’s Class of 2016. Gen. John M. Paxton Jr. addressed the 269 first-class ...

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Blue and Gold Goes Green

  POSTED ON: Friday, February 05, 2016 by Naval Academy Public Affairs

Naval Support Activity (NSA) Annapolis held a ribbon cutting ceremony and open house Feb. 3 celebrating recent upgrades to the U. S. Naval Academy Water Treatment Plant. The event marked the completion of the Utility Energy Service Contract ...

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Submarine Force Commander Welcomes Future Officers to Fleet

  POSTED ON: Thursday, February 04, 2016 by Naval Academy Public Affairs

The Navy’s top submarine commander welcomed the future submariners of the U.S. Naval Academy’s Class of 2016 to the fleet at a dinner and reception Feb. 2. Commander, Submarine Force Atlantic, Vice Adm. Joe Tofalo addressed ...

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Naval Education and Training Commander Visits USNA

  POSTED ON: Wednesday, February 03, 2016 by Naval Academy Public Affairs

Commander, Naval Education and Training Command (NETC) Rear Adm. Michael White toured the U.S. Naval Academy Feb. 2. For White, a 1983 graduate of the University of Colorado, it was his first visit to the historic institution, which has been ...

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Army-Navy Football Legends Honored

  POSTED ON: Monday, February 01, 2016 by Naval Academy Public Affairs

Naval Academy and West Point leadership and alumni gathered in Coral Gables, Fla., January 31 to mark the 70th anniversary of the 1946 Army-Navy game and pay tribute to two academy football legends. Those legends, Pete Williams (USNA ...

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