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2021

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Four Midshipmen Spend Summer Internship at Naval Surface Warfare Center, Port Hueneme Division

  POSTED ON: Thursday, July 15, 2021 by Teri Carnicelli

PORT HUENEME, Ca. - Four midshipmen from the U.S. Naval Academy (USNA) in Annapolis, Maryland wrapped up their internship June 23 with Naval Surface Warfare Center, Port Hueneme Division (NSWC PHD), where they worked on different ...

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Ceremonial Area Guidance

  POSTED ON: Friday, July 02, 2021 by mediarelations@usna.edu

As we welcome back visitors to the yard, we want to remind people to please be mindful that physical training and pets are not allowed in the ceremonial areas of the yard, which are highlighted in yellow in the map below and include: Porter ...

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CLASS OF 2025 STATS

  POSTED ON: Wednesday, June 30, 2021 by mediarelations@usna.edu

CLASS OF 2025 (as of June 25, 2021): PROJECTED CLASS SIZE:     APPLICATIONS: Men ........... 838       Men ............... 11,400      Majority ...... ...

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NAVAL ACADEMY TO RETURN TO HPCON A, PUBLIC VISITATION

  POSTED ON: Monday, June 28, 2021 by mediarelations@usna.edu

ANNAPOLIS, Md. – The U.S. Naval Academy and Naval Support Activity (NSA) Annapolis have been approved to transition out of HPCON B and into HPCON A; this change will go into effect Friday, July 2, at 7 a.m.  The transition to ...

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NAVAL ACADEMY IDENTIFIES DECEASED MIDSHIPMAN

  POSTED ON: Thursday, June 24, 2021 by mediarelations@usna.edu

ANNAPOLIS, Md. — Midshipman Michael Myles James, 22, of Hiram, Georgia, was found unresponsive the morning of June 23 while on leave from the U.S. Naval Academy. The cause of death is being investigated; foul play is not ...

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USNA MIDSHIPMAN SUSTAINS NON-LIFE THREATENING INJURIES DURING AIRCRAFT INCIDENT AT EASTON AIRPORT

  POSTED ON: Thursday, June 24, 2021 by mediarelations@usna.edu

ANNAPOLIS, Md. – At approximately 11:15 this morning, a Trident Air single-engine aircraft piloted by a Naval Academy midshipman crashed in a field near Easton Airport in Easton, Maryland, while landing. The midshipman sustained ...

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USNA CONFIRMS DEATH OF A MIDSHIPMAN ON LEAVE

  POSTED ON: Wednesday, June 23, 2021 by mediarelations@usna.edu

ANNAPOLIS, Md. -- The Naval Academy is deeply saddened to confirm that a midshipman died last night while on leave away from the Naval Academy. The cause of death is being investigated. The Brigade of Midshipman, faculty, staff, and coaches were ...

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2020 Consumer Confidence Report

  POSTED ON: Wednesday, June 23, 2021 by .

In accordance with federal and state drinking water regulations, Naval Support Activity (NSA) Annapolis/U.S. Naval Academy (USNA) has prepared the 2020 Annual Drinking Water Quality Consumer Confidence Report (CCR). ...

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Cyber Operations Midshipmen Visit Estonia and the NATO Cooperative Cyber Defense Center of Excellence

  POSTED ON: Wednesday, June 16, 2021 by USNA Cyber Department

Recently, eight USNA Midshipmen had the opportunity to travel to Tallinn, Estonia, for a faculty-led Language, Regional Expertise, and Culture (LREC) trip and attend the 13th Annual NATO International Conference on Cyber Conflict ...

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USNA ANNOUNCES INDUCTION, OATH DAY FOR CLASS OF 2025

  POSTED ON: Tuesday, June 08, 2021 by mediarelations@usna.edu

ANNAPOLIS, Md. – The U.S. Naval Academy will welcome approximately 1,200 members of the Class of 2025 when they report for their assigned Induction Day on Tuesday, June 29, or  Wednesday, June 30, with an Oath of Office ...

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Midshipman Studies Abroad in France

  POSTED ON: Monday, June 07, 2021 by Midshipman 2/C Benoit Gorgemans

From January to May of 2021, Midshipman 2nd Class (junior) Benoit Gorgemans of Boulder, Colo., had the opportunity to study abroad at the Ecole Navale (French Naval Academy) in the French region, Brittany, which encompassing western France. For ...

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Class of 2021 Graduation and Commissioning Ceremony - Virtual Press Kit

  POSTED ON: Thursday, May 27, 2021 by mediarelations@usna.edu

Virtual Press Kit   Class of 2021 Graduation and Commissioning Ceremony Timeline Class of 2021 Statistics Commissioning Week Traditions U.S. Naval Academy Fact Sheet Rostrum Seating Chart Naval Academy Alumni Association Press Release: ...

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NAVAL ACADEMY MIDSHIPMAN AWARDED KNIGHT-HENNESSY SCHOLARSHIP

  POSTED ON: Thursday, May 06, 2021 by mediarelations@usna.edu

ANNAPOLIS, Md. – Naval Academy Midshipman 1st Class (senior) Natalie Schieuer, 21, of Walton, Nebraska, was recently named a Knight-Hennessy Scholar. The Knight-Hennessy Scholars program provides full funding for students to pursue a ...

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80th Annual Brigade Boxing Championships - Results

  POSTED ON: Monday, May 03, 2021 by mediarelations@usna.edu

The Naval Academy's 80th Annual Brigade Boxing Championship were held Friday, April 30, in Alumni Hall at 7 p.m.  Midshipman 1st Class (senior) Kendall Louis and Midshipman 1st Class (senior) Jeanette Steerman both competed to win the ...

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80th ANNUAL BRIGADE BOXING CHAMPIONSHIPS

  POSTED ON: Monday, April 26, 2021 by mediarelations@usna.edu

ANNAPOLIS, Md. —The Naval Academy's 80th Annual Brigade Boxing Championship will be held Friday, April 30, in Alumni Hall at 7 p.m. The event will be closed to the public. The competition is midshipman versus midshipman in the ...

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NAVAL ACADEMY MIDSHIPMAN RECEIVES TRUMAN SCHOLARSHIP

  POSTED ON: Thursday, April 15, 2021 by mediarelations@usna.edu

ANNAPOLIS, Md. --  U.S. Naval Academy Midshipman 2nd Class (junior) Chase Lee, 21, of Las Vegas, Nevada, was recently selected as a 2021 Truman Scholar. Lee is one of sixty-two students selected as Truman Scholars this year. A ...

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How a Midshipman Helped Bring a Family’s Vision to Life During the COVID-19 Quarantine

  POSTED ON: Monday, April 12, 2021 by mediarelations@usna.edu

When the Snowden family of five came to visit the U.S. Naval Academy before COVID-19, they expected a day of history and tourism, and an opportunity to learn of their great uncle’s experiences as a midshipman from the Class of 1958. ...

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USNA ANNOUNCES COMMISSIONING WEEK 2021 WILL BE IN PERSON

  POSTED ON: Friday, April 09, 2021 by mediarelations@usna.edu

The U.S. Naval Academy is pleased to announce that select Commissioning Week events for the Class of 2021 will be held in person, culminating with a graduation and commissioning ceremony at Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium on Friday, May ...

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Captain David Williams receives the 2021 Apgar Award for Excellence in Teaching

  POSTED ON: Tuesday, April 06, 2021 by mediarelations@usna.edu

A big congratulations to Capt David Williams, USNA '14, who is the the 2021 recipient of USNA’s Apgar Award for Excellence in Teaching! An exceptional teacher, mentor and coach that is involved in all aspects of life on the Yard, Capt ...

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Child Refugee, Midshipman, Future Doctor

  POSTED ON: Monday, March 29, 2021 by MC2 Dana Legg

Through a child’s eyes, a spontaneous trek through the forest might seem like an epic adventure. However, as she got older, Midshipman 1st Class Ngun Cer “Mimi” Chin realized that the days-long, uphill trudge through ...

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Clementine Fujimura receives the 2021 Civilian Faculty Service Excellence Award

  POSTED ON: Thursday, March 25, 2021 by mediarelations@usna.edu

A big congratulations to Professor Clementine Fujimura who is our 2021 recipient of the Civilian Faculty Service Excellence Award! As the sole anthropologist at the Naval Academy, Professor Clementine Fujimura has served the Naval Academy ...

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Summer Seminar and Summer STEM Go Virtual

  POSTED ON: Thursday, March 11, 2021 by mediarelations@usna.edu

After closely and carefully monitoring the spread of the COVID-19 virus nationally, we have made the decision to host the 2021 Summer Seminar and Summer STEM Camp virtually. This decision was made in order to protect the health and ...

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USNA MIDSHIPMEN TO RECEIVE COVID-19 VACCINE BEGINNING THIS WEEK

  POSTED ON: Monday, March 08, 2021 by mediarelations@usna.edu

The U.S. Naval Academy is now authorized by the Department of the Navy to begin administering the COVID-19 vaccine to its midshipmen. Midshipmen will begin to receive the vaccination as early as Thursday, March 11. “The Navy has ...

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USNA TEMPORARILY MOVES ADDITIONAL MIDSHIPMEN TO HOTEL, NABSD AIMS TO HELP INCREASE MORALE DURING ROM

  POSTED ON: Tuesday, March 02, 2021 by mediarelations@usna.edu

ANNAPOLIS, Md. — This evening, an additional 98 midshipmen will transit to the Graduate Hotel, located on West Street in downtown Annapolis, in an effort to afford additional quarantine/isolation space in the Naval Academy dormitory, ...

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USNA TEMPORARILY MOVES MIDSHIPMEN TO LOCAL HOTEL TO INCREASE SOCIAL DISTANCING IN DORMITORY

  POSTED ON: Monday, March 01, 2021 by mediarelations@usna.edu

ANNAPOLIS, Md. — This evening, 98 midshipmen will transit to the Hilton Garden Inn, located on West Street in downtown Annapolis, in an effort to afford additional quarantine/isolation space in the Naval Academy ...

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USNA INCREASES COVID-19 MITIGATION MEASURES

  POSTED ON: Sunday, February 28, 2021 by mediarelations@usna.edu

ANNAPOLIS, Md. — Naval Academy senior leadership announced the decision to increase COVID-19 mitigation measures effective immediately due to an uptick in positive cases within the Brigade of Midshipmen, during a virtual address Sunday ...

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Cyber Policy Simulation at AvengerCon V

  POSTED ON: Tuesday, February 23, 2021 by Midshipman 3rd class Elisse Gibbens

AVENGERCON V was buzzing with keynote speakers, events and villages alike this past November. One such village being the Cyber Policy Simulation, organized and led by  Midshipman 3rd Class (sophomore) Elisse Gibbens, supported by the ...

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USNA Class of 2021 Select First Ships

  POSTED ON: Friday, February 05, 2021 by MC3 Thomas Bonaparte Jr.

Two hundred and seventy-three midshipmen assigned to become surface warfare officers (SWOs) upon commissioning, selected their first ship and homeport during the U.S. Naval Academy’s annual ship selection night in Alumni Hall, Feb. ...

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Mother of USNA STEM Outreach Retires After 27 Years

  POSTED ON: Wednesday, February 03, 2021 by MC2 Dana Legg

A middle school student from inner city Baltimore reaches out for a hug, and Dr. Angela Moran is there for the embrace. The trip from Baltimore to Annapolis is a short one, but for some students it can feel like another world walking around the ...

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NDW to Conduct Force Protection Exercise

  POSTED ON: Monday, February 01, 2021 by mediarelations@usna.edu

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Naval installations in the National Capital Region will participate in an annual anti-terrorism force protection exercise Feb. 1 – 12, 2021. These Naval installations include Naval Support Activity ...

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Naval Academy Awarded DoD University Research Equipment Grant

  POSTED ON: Wednesday, January 27, 2021 by mediarelations@usna.edu

The Naval Academy was recently awarded the DoD's Defense University Research Instrumentation Program (DURIP) grant for purchase of new research equipment.  The Naval Academy plans to use the $666,000 award to purchase an aerosol jet ...

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89th U.S. NAVAL ACADEMY COMMANDANT ANNOUNCED

  POSTED ON: Tuesday, January 19, 2021 by mediarelations@usna.edu

ANNAPOLIS, Md. – Colonel James “J.P.” McDonough III was recently selected to become the 89th Commandant of Midshipmen of the U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis, Maryland. He is a USNA Class of 1994 graduate and is ...

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NAVAL ACADEMY BEGINS PHASED COVID-19 VACCINATIONS

  POSTED ON: Thursday, January 14, 2021 by mediarelations@usna.edu

ANNAPOLIS, Md. —The U.S. Naval Academy, in partnership with Naval Health Clinic Annapolis, began administering the COVID-19 vaccine to DoD service members, civilian, and contract volunteers assigned to USNA on Thursday, Jan. ...

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USNA MIDSHIPMEN SELECTED FOR MIT/WHOI JOINT PROGRAM

  POSTED ON: Wednesday, January 13, 2021 by mediarelations@usna.edu

ANNAPOLIS, Md. – Midshipman 1st Class (senior) Cameron Davis, 21, of Battlefield, Mo., and Midshipman 1st Class (senior) Michael Zimmerman, 22, of Monmouth Beach, N.J., were recently selected for the Massachusetts Institute of ...

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DEATH OF RETIRED NAVAL ACADEMY MASCOT- BILL 33

  POSTED ON: Thursday, January 07, 2021 by mediarelations@usna.edu

ANNAPOLIS, Md—The Naval Academy is saddened to report the death of retired Navy goat mascot Bill 33, commonly known as “blue eyes.”  Bill 33 was almost 14 years old.  Bill 33 began suffering from ...

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