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2018

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Training to Survive Alaska

  POSTED ON: Friday, August 17, 2018 by Maddie Darbie

This summer, 12 Midshipmen spent 22 days in the Chugach Mountain Range in Alaska with the National Outdoor Leadership School (NOLS). They hiked over glaciers while harnessed into rope teams, navigated dangerous icy terrain in near zero ...

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USNA Welcomes Parents of the Class of 2022

  POSTED ON: Tuesday, August 07, 2018 by Madelyn Darbie

USNA Welcomes Parents of the Class of 2022 ANNAPOLIS, Md- The Naval Academy Class of 2022 will reunite with their families after noon meal formation Friday, Aug. 10. This is the first opportunity plebes will have to spend time with their families ...

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CLASS OF 2022 PRESENT PLEBE SUMMER PARADES

  POSTED ON: Tuesday, July 10, 2018 by Jennifer Erickson

The members of the USNA Class of 2022, known now as “plebes,” will present five formal parades on Worden Field as part of Plebe Summer, their six week-long indoctrination to the Naval Academy.  All parades are free of ...

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Six midshipmen travel to Cape Verde

  POSTED ON: Friday, June 29, 2018 by 2/C AJ Femmer, 2/C Cadie Higginson, 2/C Danika Kahatapitiya, 1/C Rosemary Brinegar, 2/C Adrien Inman and 1/C Evanne Gellert

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Naval Academy Class of 2022 Stats (as of June 27, 2018):

  POSTED ON: Thursday, June 28, 2018 by mediarelations@usna.edu

THE NAVAL ACADEMY CLASS OF 2022 (as of June 27, 2018): PROJECTED CLASS SIZE:              ...

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Class of 2022 Induction Day - June 28

  POSTED ON: Friday, June 22, 2018 by mediarelations@usna.edu

Class of 2022 Induction Day- June 28 Roughly 1,200 young men and women from across the nation and around the world will report to the Naval Academy Thursday, June 28, to be processed through various stations in Alumni Hall as the first steps to ...

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Midshipmen travel to the Southern Cone of Latin America

  POSTED ON: Friday, June 22, 2018 by MIDN 1/C STEVE LARISON

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2017 Consumer Confidence Report

  POSTED ON: Thursday, June 21, 2018 by NAVAL ACADEMY PUBLIC WORKS

In accordance with federal and state drinking water regulations, Naval Support Activity (NSA) Annapolis/U.S. Naval Academy (USNA) has prepared the 2017 Annual Drinking Water Quality Consumer Confidence Report (CCR).  The CCR contains ...

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Midshipmen travel on LREC cultural immersion trip to Thailand

  POSTED ON: Friday, June 15, 2018 by mediarelations@usna.edu

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Class of 2018 Statistics

  POSTED ON: Friday, June 01, 2018 by MEDIARELATIONS@USNA.EDU

Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium(as of May 25, 2018) TOTAL GRADUATES  Men...............................783 Women..........................259 Total............................1042   COMMISSIONS Navy ...

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Naval Academy Announces Color Company

  POSTED ON: Tuesday, May 22, 2018 by mediarelations@usna.edu

 ANNAPOLIS, Md. -- The academy’s annual Color Parade honors the fall and spring color companies and will be held on Worden Field, Thursday, May 24, at 11 a.m.  The parade is free and open to the public. The Color ...

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Blue Angels to Perform During USNA Commissioning Week

  POSTED ON: Tuesday, May 08, 2018 by mediarelations@usna.edu

 Naval Academy Bridge and Marine Closure Information: ANNAPOLIS, Md. - The Blue Angels will perform above the Severn River, Tuesday, May 22, and Wednesday, May 23, at 2 p.m. as part of the Naval Academy’s Commissioning Week. ...

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Schedule of Naval Academy May Events

  POSTED ON: Friday, May 04, 2018 by mediarelations@usna.edu

ANNAPOLIS, Md- Commissioning Week honors the First Class Midshipmen upon completion of four years at Naval Academy. Parents, family members and guests are invited to attend a series of events at the Naval Academy in honor of the ...

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Naval Academy Hosts Sixth Annual Capstone Day

  POSTED ON: Monday, April 23, 2018 by Lt. Alexander Laun, USN

ANNAPOLIS, Md. — USNA will be hosting the sixth annual yard-wide Capstone Day Wednesday, April 25. Over 700 midshipmen and 175 faculty advisors will be participating in this day-long event. For the 1st Class (senior) midshipmen ...

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President Trump to Speak at Naval Academy Graduation

  POSTED ON: Monday, April 23, 2018 by mediarelations@usna.edu

ANNAPOLIS, Md. – President Donald J. Trump will speak at the graduation and commissioning ceremony for the U.S. Naval Academy’s Class of 2018, Friday, May 25, at 10 a.m. This event is not open to the public. Trump was born and ...

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Naval Academy to Host Special Olympics

  POSTED ON: Thursday, April 19, 2018 by mediarelations@usna.edu

 ANNAPOLIS, Md. - The U.S. Naval Academy will host the annual Maryland Special Olympics competition on Saturday, April 28, and Sunday, April 29, from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. in MacDonough Hall’s Scott Natatorium on Saturday and on ...

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Naval Academy Foreign Affairs Conference 2018 Overview

  POSTED ON: Monday, April 16, 2018 by Midshipman 3/C Sophie Lekas

 ANNAPOLIS, Md. – From April 10-12, the Naval Academy Foreign Affairs Conference (NAFAC) 2018 brought something very unique to the Yard. Inspired by experts’ views on autocracy and current freedoms ...

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Midshipmen Successful at San Remo Law of Armed Conflict Competition

  POSTED ON: Monday, April 16, 2018 by LCDR Paige J. Ormiston, JAGC, USN, Assistant Professor, Military Law

ANNAPOLIS, Md. – On March 19-23, 2018, Midshipmen Ted Johnson, Kelsey Melinosky, Paige Monk, Hannah Rose, Brendan O'Donoghue, and Kurt Zepeda joined over 60 other service academy cadets from around the world for the ...

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Naval Academy Midshipmen Compete in National Collegiate Taekwondo Championships

  POSTED ON: Monday, April 16, 2018 by USNA Public Affairs

 ANNAPOLIS, Md. – Midshipman 2nd Class (junior) Richard Zirkle recently become the U.S. Naval Academy’s (USNA) first Collegiate National Champion in Taekwondo. USNA sent two midshipmen to compete in the 43rd ...

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Naval Academy Women's Glee Club Midshipmen and Alumni Present First-Ever Reunion Concert

  POSTED ON: Monday, April 02, 2018 by mediarelations@usna.edu

ANNAPOLIS, Md. – Current and former members of the United States Naval Academy Women’s Glee Club will perform in a first-ever reunion concert on Sunday, April 8, at 3 p.m. The concert is free and open to the public. The ...

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Naval Academy Presents 52nd Annual International Ball

  POSTED ON: Thursday, March 29, 2018 by mediarelations@usna.edu

ANNAPOLIS, Md.—Tickets are on sale now for the Naval Academy’s 52nd annual International Ball and ceremony to be held Saturday, April 7, at 8 p.m. in Alumni Hall; doors will open at 7 p.m. This event is open to the public, ...

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Naval Academy Midshipmen Compete in 5th Annual Clara Barton International Humanitarian Law Competition

  POSTED ON: Tuesday, March 27, 2018 by Information Provided by: Capt Ted Massey, USMC

ANNAPOLIS, Md. –Three Naval Academy midshipmen competed in the 5th Annual Clara Barton International Humanitarian Law Competition (CBC), March 9-11. Midshipman 1st Class (senior) Hannah Rose and Midshipmen 3rd Class (sophomores) Kevin ...

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Naval Academy Midshipmen to Participate in Community Service Projects Over Spring Break

  POSTED ON: Monday, March 12, 2018 by mediarelations@usna.edu

ANNAPOLIS, Md. – Members of the Naval Academy Midshipman Action Group (MAG) are selflessly spending their spring breaks, March 9-18, assisting with a variety of community service projects around the country. Eleven midshipmen will ...

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Naval Academy Announces Spring 2018 Parade Schedule

  POSTED ON: Wednesday, March 07, 2018 by mediarelations@usna.edu

ANNAPOLIS, Md. — The Naval Academy Brigade of Midshipmen will present four formal dress parades this spring semester. All parades are open to the public and last approximately one hour.   Friday, April 6 at 4 p.m. – ...

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Naval Academy Presents Winter Musical "Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat"

  POSTED ON: Wednesday, February 21, 2018 by mediarelations@usna.edu

 ANNAPOLIS, Md. – Tickets are on sale now for the U.S. Naval Academy’s musical performance of “Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat.” Performances will be held Feb. 23, 24 and 25, and March ...

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Highest Number of Female Bouts for 77th Brigade Boxing Championships

  POSTED ON: Tuesday, February 20, 2018 by mediarelations@usna.edu

The Naval Academy’s 77th Annual Brigade Boxing Championships will be held Friday, Feb. 23, in Alumni Hall at 7 p.m. This year’s finals will have the highest number of female bouts in the history of the competition. The evening ...

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Naval Academy Midshipman Named Knight-Hennessy Scholar

  POSTED ON: Friday, February 16, 2018 by mediarelations@usna.edu

ANNAPOLIS, Md. - Midshipman 1st Class (senior) David Liedtka, 21, of Hamilton Square, N.J., has been selected as a Knight-Hennessy Scholar. The Knight-Hennessy Scholars program provides full funding for students to pursue a graduate degree at ...

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Naval Academy Midshipman Awarded Churchill Scholarship

  POSTED ON: Thursday, February 15, 2018 by mediarelations@usna.edu

ANNAPOLIS, Md. - Midshipman 1st Class (senior) Michael Walker, 22, of College Station, Texas, was recently awarded the Churchill Scholarship to the University of Cambridge. The Churchill Scholarship provides funding to American students for a ...

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Naval Academy Staff Member Receives Martin Luther King, Jr. Drum Major Award

  POSTED ON: Friday, January 12, 2018 by mediarelations@usna.edu

 ANNAPOLIS, Md. — The U.S. Naval Academy’s Director of Safety, Capt. Robert A. Dews Jr., will receive the "Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Drum Major Award" at this evening’s 30th Annual Dr. Martin Luther King, ...

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Naval Academy Midshipman Awarded Rotary Foundation Global Grant Scholarship

  POSTED ON: Tuesday, January 09, 2018 by mediarelations@usna.edu

     ANNAPOLIS, Md. - Midshipman 1st Class (senior) Michelle Tran, 21, of Centreville, Va., was awarded the Rotary Foundation Global Grant Scholarship. Global Grant Scholars plan to pursue a career in the ...

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