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2022

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Into the Storm, Under the Ocean

  POSTED ON: Friday, June 24, 2022 by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Jordyn Diomede

ANNAPOLIS, Md. – The U.S. Naval Academy (USNA) offers many summer internships and programs for midshipmen to take part in each year. One of those internship opportunities is a program called Training and Research in Oceanic and ...

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Class of 2026 Induction Day Gate and Shuttle Information

  POSTED ON: Thursday, June 23, 2022 by mediarelations@usna.edu

One week until the USNA Class of 2026 is welcomed on the yard!    Gate and Shuttle Information for Thursday, June 30:   Due to congestion and increased security measures at the entrances to the academy, it is ...

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USNA ANNOUNCES INDUCTION AND OATH DAY FOR THE CLASS OF 2026

  POSTED ON: Tuesday, June 21, 2022 by mediarelations@usna.edu

ANNAPOLIS, Md. – The U.S. Naval Academy will welcome approximately 1,200 members of the Class of 2026 when they report for their assigned Induction Day on Thursday, June 30, with an Oath of Office ceremony that evening. Families of the ...

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2021 Consumer Confidence Report

  POSTED ON: Tuesday, June 21, 2022 by mediarelations@usna.edu

In accordance with federal and state drinking water regulations, Naval Support Activity (NSA) Annapolis/U.S. Naval Academy (USNA) has prepared the 2021 Annual Drinking Water Quality Consumer Confidence Report (CCR). ...

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NAVAL ACADEMY IDENTIFIES DECEASED MIDSHIPMAN

  POSTED ON: Wednesday, June 08, 2022 by mediarelations@usna.edu

ANNAPOLIS, Md. – Midshipman 1st Class (senior) Taylor Connors, 24, of Pleasant View, Utah, passed away the morning of June 7 in Philadelphia with family at his bedside. The circumstances surrounding his death are currently under ...

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USNA CONFIRMS DEATH OF A MIDSHIPMAN ON LEAVE

  POSTED ON: Tuesday, June 07, 2022 by mediarelations@usna.edu

ANNAPOLIS, Md. -- The Naval Academy is deeply saddened to confirm that a midshipman died early this morning while on leave from the Naval Academy. The cause of death is being investigated. The Brigade of Midshipmen, faculty, and staff were ...

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USNA Class of 2022 Select Honorary Classmates

  POSTED ON: Thursday, May 26, 2022 by mediarelations@usna.edu

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (May 19, 2022) Each year, graduating U.S. Naval Academy (USNA) midshipmen nominate and select honorary classmates from various backgrounds and professional careers. They will be recognized along with the Class of 2022 during the ...

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Class of 2022 Graduation and Commissioning Ceremony Press Kit

  POSTED ON: Tuesday, May 24, 2022 by mediarelations@usna.edu

Virtual Press Kit Class of 2022 Graduation and Commissioning Ceremony Timeline Class of 2022 Statistics Commissioning Week Traditions U.S. Naval Academy Fact Sheet Rostrum Seating Chart Naval Academy Alumni Association Press Release: ...

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USNA Gifted Recovered Bell From Fabled “Ship of Gold”

  POSTED ON: Monday, May 23, 2022 by mediarelations@usna.edu

ANNAPOLIS, Md. – The ship’s bell from SS Central America, the legendary “Ship of Gold” that was led by Cmdr. William Lewis Herndon (1813-1857), was dedicated May 23 at the U.S. Naval Academy during a ...

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USNA Capstone Team Develops Mobile Railgun System

  POSTED ON: Friday, May 20, 2022 by MC1 Jordyn Diomede

Seven U.S. Naval Academy midshipmen spent the last two semesters developing a mobile railgun system as part of their senior capstone project. The capstone project is a year-long design project, and ultimately, the culmination of each ...

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Commissioning Week Gate and Shuttle Hours

  POSTED ON: Wednesday, May 11, 2022 by mediarelations@usna.edu

Commissioning Week Gate and Shuttle Hours *For the complete Commissioning Week schedule, parking information, access information, and other details, visit: https://www.usna.edu/CommissioningWeek/_files/documents/SOEFINALDRAFT.pdf Shuttle Bus ...

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An Operations Research Win Over Army and Air Force

  POSTED ON: Tuesday, May 10, 2022 by CDR Gary Lazzaro

On May 2, 2022, twelve 1st Class (senior) midshipmen operations research majors won the 10th annual “Sustainment Innovation Competition,” a tri-service-academy research competition sponsored by the Lockheed Martin Center for ...

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USNA Cyber Security Team Wins SANS NetWars Service Academy Cup Championship

  POSTED ON: Friday, May 06, 2022 by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Jordyn Diomede

ANNAPOLIS, Md. - U.S. Naval Academy (USNA) midshipmen on the USNA Cyber Security Team, John_Pwn_Jones, won the 4th Annual SysAdmin, Audit, Network, Security (SANS) NetWars Academy Services Cup Championship during the SANS Baltimore Spring 2022 ...

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Midshipmen and Eagle Scouts Participate in 40-Mile Hike

  POSTED ON: Friday, May 06, 2022 by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Thomas Bonaparte

ANNAPOLIS, Md. - On April 30, the U.S. Naval Academy (USNA) chapter of the National Eagle Scout Association participated in a 40-mile hike with Boy Scout Troop 35 from Baltimore. Fifty-seven midshipmen participated in the hike that started at the ...

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TWO NAVAL ACADEMY MIDSHIPMEN AWARDED KNIGHT-HENNESSY SCHOLARSHIP

  POSTED ON: Friday, May 06, 2022 by mediarelations@usna.edu

ANNAPOLIS, Md. – Naval Academy Midshipman 1st Class (senior) William Jarrett, 22, of Gales Ferry, Connecticut, and Midshipman 1st Class (senior) Chase Lee, 22, of Las Vegas, Nevada, were recently named Knight-Hennessy ...

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PRESIDENT BIDEN TO SPEAK AT NAVAL ACADEMY GRADUATION

  POSTED ON: Thursday, April 28, 2022 by mediarelations@usna.edu

ANNAPOLIS, Md. —  The 46th President of the United States, Joseph R. Biden Jr., is scheduled to address the Naval Academy’s Class of 2022 during the graduation and commissioning ceremony, Friday, May 27, at ...

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Winning Wordle with Data Science

  POSTED ON: Monday, April 25, 2022 by MC1 Jordyn Diomede

The new popular game Wordle has been trending across the globe, but here at the U.S. Naval Academy (USNA), professors like Joel Esposito have taken to implementing the game into his new data science and artificial intelligence (AI) elective ...

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U.S. NAVAL ACADEMY TO HOST SPECIAL OLYMPICS

  POSTED ON: Thursday, April 21, 2022 by mediarelations@usna.edu

ANNAPOLIS, Md. - The U.S. Naval Academy will host the annual Special Olympics Maryland competition from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. on Sunday, April 24, on Ingram Track.  The event is a collaboration between the Naval Academy Midshipman ...

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TWO NAVAL ACADEMY MIDSHIPMEN NAMED BARRY GOLDWATER SCHOLARSHIP RECIPIENTS

  POSTED ON: Monday, April 18, 2022 by mediarelations@usna.edu

ANNAPOLIS, Md. — Midshipman 2nd Class (junior) Anders Gulbrandson, 21, of Orono, Minnesota, and Midshipman 2nd Class (junior) Kara Kniezewski, 21, of Blue Bell, Pennsylvania, were recently selected as 2022 Barry Goldwater Scholars. This ...

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FEMA Administrator Visits USNA Classes

  POSTED ON: Friday, April 08, 2022 by MC3 Thomas Bonaparte Jr.

The U.S. Naval Academy’s Political Science Department welcomed Federal Emergency Management Agency Administrator Deanne Criswell as a guest lecturer on April 4, 2022.  Criswell spoke to students of the Politics of Homeland ...

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PROFESSOR MARIA SCHROEDER IS AWARDED THE 2022 CIVILIAN FACULTY SERVICE AWARD

  POSTED ON: Tuesday, April 05, 2022 by mediarelations@usna.edu

ANNAPOLIS, Md. — Professor Maria Schroeder was recently awarded the Naval Academy 2022 Civilian Faculty Service Excellence Award. Schroeder is the associate director of Midshipman Research (ADMR) at the Naval Academy and a faculty ...

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2022 Spring Semester Parade Schedule

  POSTED ON: Wednesday, March 30, 2022 by mediarelations@usna.edu

The Naval Academy Brigade of Midshipmen will present four formal dress parades on Worden Field this semester on the Naval Academy grounds at the following dates and times: Friday April 8, at 4 p.m. on Worden Field Friday, April 22, at 4 ...

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DEATH OF RETIRED NAVAL ACADEMY MASCOT - BILL 34

  POSTED ON: Monday, March 28, 2022 by mediarelations@usna.edu

The Naval Academy is saddened to report the recent death of retired Navy goat mascot Bill 34. The decision was made to painlessly euthanize Bill 34 earlier this month due to health issues associated with old age; he was 15 years ...

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DR. JEANNETTE WING TO DELIVER NAVAL ACADEMY'S ANNUAL MICHELSON LECTURE

  POSTED ON: Wednesday, March 16, 2022 by mediarelations@usna.edu

ANNAPOLIS, Md. — The Naval Academy’s Computer Science Department invites the public to attend a lecture by Dr. Jeannette Wing, Tuesday, March 22, at 7 p.m. in Mahan Hall. The lecture is free and open to the public. Wing has ...

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A Giant Among Giants

  POSTED ON: Saturday, March 05, 2022 by MC1 Jordyn Diomede

ANNAPOLIS, Md. –  We stand on the shoulders of giants. Throughout the history of the U.S. Naval Academy there have been many figurative giants who paved the way for future generations of midshipmen. Although a small woman in ...

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Naval Academy Preparatory School Names Next Academic Dean

  POSTED ON: Friday, February 18, 2022 by mediarelations@usna.edu

Dr. Alisha Malloy, associate professor of computer information systems at North Carolina Central University (NCCU), has been selected to serve as the sixth academic dean of the United States Naval Academy Preparatory School in Newport, R.I. Her ...

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Midshipmen Participate in Computing Symposium at West Point

  POSTED ON: Monday, February 14, 2022 by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Jordyn Diomede

ANNAPOLIS, Md. – Nine U.S. Naval Academy midshipmen from various computing majors attended the third annual Jean Bartik Computing Symposium (JBCS) at the U.S. Military Academy in West Point, New York, Feb. 10-11. The symposium, named ...

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Midshipmen Study Abroad in France

  POSTED ON: Monday, February 07, 2022 by mediarelations@usna.edu

During this fall semester 2021 of Midshipman 1st Class (senior) Matthew Pickard and Midshipman 2nd Class (junior) Zachary Bell participated in the semester abroad program at the French Naval Academy (Ecole Navale), in Brittany, France. Their ...

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Black History Month

  POSTED ON: Tuesday, February 01, 2022 by mediarelations@usna.edu

To kick off Black History Month, we are highlighting a few of the Naval Academy's most influential Black leaders, graduates and faculty members. Pictured from left to right:   First African American Naval Academy graduate ...

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