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Secretary of State Visits USNA

  POSTED ON: Friday, January 13, 2017 by MC2 Brianna Jones

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry visited the United States Naval Academy Jan. 10 to address approximately 400 midshipmen in Mitscher Hall. Kerry reminisced about his own service in the U.S. Navy, and the lessons he learned during that time and ...

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USNA, NSA Annapolis Leadership Sign Domestic Violence Awareness Proclamation

  POSTED ON: Friday, October 07, 2016 by Naval Academy Public Affairs

The Naval Support Activity (NSA) Annapolis Fleet and Family Support Center (FFSC) held a Domestic Violence Awareness Month proclamation signing ceremony at the Morale, Welfare, and Recreation pavilion Oct. 5 at NSA Annapolis. The proclamation ...

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Consumer Confidence Report Notification

  POSTED ON: Thursday, June 30, 2016 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 2015 Annual Drinking Water Quality Consumer Confidence ...

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U.S. Naval Academy Announces Inaugural Bancroft Award Recipient

  POSTED ON: Monday, May 23, 2016 by Naval Academy Public Affairs

The U.S. Naval Academy will present the inaugural Bancroft Award for Exceptional Leadership Achievement to Ryan Crocker, former U.S. Ambassador to Afghanistan and Iraq. The Superintendent of the Naval Academy will present the Bancroft Award to ...

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USNA Hosts Banquet in Honor of Asian American, Pacific Islander Month

  POSTED ON: Wednesday, April 27, 2016 by Naval Academy Public Affairs

By MC2 Jonathan Correa The U.S. Naval Academy hosted a banquet honoring the upcoming Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month April 25 at the Naval Academy Club. Rear Adm. Victorino G. "Vic" Mercado, director of the Chief of Naval ...

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USNA Hosts Students for SeaPerch STEM Event

  POSTED ON: Sunday, April 10, 2016 by Naval Academy Public Affairs

The United States Naval Academy (USNA) hosted a Science Technology Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) event for Anne Arundel County Public Schools and surrounding counties at Rickover Hall April 9. More than 450 middle-school students from 40 ...

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"80s Night" Celebrates 40 Years of Women at USNA

  POSTED ON: Thursday, March 31, 2016 by Naval Academy Public Affairs

The U.S. Naval Academy hosted returning graduates March 29 at the Naval Academy Alumni Association's Ogle House to celebrate Women's History Month and the 40th anniversary of women attending the academy. The event, entitled "80s Night" brought ...

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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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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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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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Naval Academy Class of ‘78 Shines with Four 4-Stars

  POSTED ON: Tuesday, January 19, 2016 by Naval Academy Public Affairs

U.S. Naval Academy graduate Adm. Kurt Tidd assumed command of U.S. Southern Command Jan. 14, making him the 4th active duty member of the Class of 1978 to be a serving 4-star. Tidd was promoted to his current rank in a ceremony held at the Naval ...

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Academy Leadership Remembers 1983 Army-Navy Game

  POSTED ON: Tuesday, December 01, 2015 by Naval Academy Public Affairs

U.S. Naval Academy and U.S. Military Academy leadership gathered at the Rose Bowl in Pasadena, Calif., Nov. 30 to remember the 1983 Army-Navy football game played in the famous stadium. Vice Adm. Ted Carter was joined by Army West Point ...

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Second Annual Veterans Classic Brings NCAA President to Naval Academy

  POSTED ON: Friday, November 13, 2015 by Naval Academy Public Affairs

NCAA President Dr. Mark Emmert visited the Naval Academy for a tour Nov. 13 in advance of the second annual Veterans Classic basketball doubleheader in Alumni Hall. The Veterans Classic brings top NCAA teams to the academy to kick off the college ...

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Powerboat Designers Talk Entrepreneurship, Innovation at USNA

  POSTED ON: Monday, October 26, 2015 by Naval Academy Public Affairs

The U.S. Naval Academy’s Naval Architecture and Ocean Engineering Department hosted senior members of Malibu Boats for its fall semester Bock Memorial Lecture in Mahan Hall Oct. 21. Malibu Boats CEO Jack Springer, Vice President of ...

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Naval Institute Hosts History Conference at USNA

  POSTED ON: Monday, October 19, 2015 by Naval Academy Public Affairs

The United States Naval Institute held its 6th Annual History Conference at the U.S. Naval Academy Oct. 14. This year’s theme “Actions Shaping History” focused on the U.S. Marine Corps. Speakers included retired Gen. ...

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NY Islanders Gain Leadership Insight at USNA

  POSTED ON: Friday, October 09, 2015 by Naval Academy Public Affairs

The New York Islanders professional hockey team visited the Naval Academy Oct. 6 for leadership and team-building exercises on and off the ice. The Islanders practiced at the Brigade Sports Complex ice hockey rink before touring the Naval Academy ...

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Consumer Confidence Report Consumer Notification Sept 2015

  POSTED ON: Tuesday, September 08, 2015 by Naval Academy Public Works

The Environmental Division’s 2014 Drinking Water Quality Consumer Confidence Report is available to download. This report covers the quality of water produced on the Yard. Anne Arundel County produces the drinking water on the North ...

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USNA Grad Selected to Direct Naval Air Systems Command

  POSTED ON: Tuesday, August 04, 2015 by Naval Academy Public Affairs

Secretary of Defense Ash Carter announced July 30 that the president has nominated Vice Admiral Paul A. Grosklags (USNA '82) for reappointment to the rank of vice admiral and for assignment as commander, Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, ...

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USNA Grad Selected to Direct Navy Nuclear Propulsion

  POSTED ON: Friday, July 24, 2015 by Naval Academy Public Affairs

Congratulations to 1981 USNA graduate Vice Adm. James F. Caldwell, Jr.!  Secretary of Defense Ash Carter announced July 22 that the president has nominated Vice Adm. Caldwell for appointment to the rank of admiral and for assignment as ...

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Consumer Confidence Report Consumer Notification June 2015

  POSTED ON: Monday, July 13, 2015 by Naval Academy Public Works

The Environmental Division’s 2014 Drinking Water Quality Consumer Confidence Report is available to download. This report covers the quality of water produced on the Yard. Anne Arundel County produces the drinking water on the North ...

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Induction Day An Emotional Experience For Plebe Parents

  POSTED ON: Thursday, July 09, 2015 by Naval Academy Public Affairs

For the parents of the incoming Class of 2019, dropping their sons and daughters off at the U.S. Naval Academy’s Induction Day July 1 was an especially emotional experience. “It's something my daughter has wanted for a very ...

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U.S. Naval Academy Welcomes Class of 2019

  POSTED ON: Wednesday, July 01, 2015 by Naval Academy Public Affairs

The U.S. Naval Academy welcomed the incoming Class of 2019 in Annapolis July 1. 1,192 men and women arrived at the academy for Induction Day, more commonly known as I-Day, the beginning of the arduous six-week indoctrination period called Plebe ...

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USNA STEM Hosts Engineering Design Camp

  POSTED ON: Thursday, June 25, 2015 by MC2 Nathan Wilkes

The Naval Academy's Science Technology Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) program hosted an engineering design camp for rising high school juniors June 15 - 19 in Rickover Hall. During the five-day STEM program and competition, the students ...

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Mids Learn Leadership Lesson From History

  POSTED ON: Tuesday, June 23, 2015 by MC2 Nathan Wilkes

Midshipmen from the U.S. Naval Academy attended the 2015 Gettysburg Leadership Encounter in Gettysburg, Penn., June 20-21 to help prepare them for challenges they may face during the upcoming academic year. The two-day retreat is designed to give ...

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USNA Hosts Summer Seminar 2015

  POSTED ON: Monday, June 22, 2015 by Naval Academy Public Affairs

The United States Naval Academy hosted the 2015 Summer Seminar program for potential academy candidates May 30 – June 18. The seminar, which runs for three separate weeks in the month of June, is a ...

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USNA Superintendent Talks Aviation with British World War II Hero

  POSTED ON: Tuesday, June 16, 2015 by Naval Academy Public Affairs

U.S. Naval Academy Superintendent Vice Adm. Ted Carter met a former British Navy officer and World War II aviator June 10 during a brief trip to the United Kingdom. Carter traveled to the U.K. to meet with his counterpart at the Britannia Royal ...

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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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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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Naval Academy Hosts Banquet for Asian Pacific Islander Month

  POSTED ON: Wednesday, April 29, 2015 by MC2 Jonathan Correa

The U.S. Naval Academy hosted an Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month banquet April 28 at the Naval Academy Club. Adm. Harry B. Harris Jr., commander of the U.S. Pacific Fleet, gave the keynote address. Harris, a 1978 academy ...

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Bonds of Gold Ceremony Connects Classes of 1967 and 2017

  POSTED ON: Friday, April 10, 2015 by MC3 Nathan Wilkes

The U.S. Naval Academy Class of 2017 held the 12th annual Bonds of Gold ceremony in Memorial Hall April 7. During the ceremony, the USNA Class of 1967 donated several class rings and miniatures to be melted down and included in the gold for the ...

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Midshipman Candidate Takes Oath of Citizenship

  POSTED ON: Tuesday, March 31, 2015 by Naval Academy Public Affairs

Midshipman Candidate Diane Muhizi became a U.S. citizen March 19 during a naturalization ceremony at the U.S. Customs and Immigration Service office in Johnston, R.I. Muhizi’s story of becoming a U.S. citizen has been a difficult ...

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USNA Announces 86th Commandant of Midshipmen

  POSTED ON: Wednesday, March 25, 2015 by Naval Academy Public Affairs

Col. Stephen E. Liszewski was recently selected to be the 86th Commandant of Midshipmen at the U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis, Md.  He is an alumnus of the Naval Academy Class of 1990. Similar to the Dean of Students at a civilian ...

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Former USNA Commandant Named Next President of Wesley College

  POSTED ON: Wednesday, March 25, 2015 by Naval Academy Public Affairs

The Wesley College Board of Trustees today announced that Robert E. Clark II is the College’s next president. Mr. Clark has 30 plus years of extensive leadership experience, most recently at the Pennsylvania State University. Mr. Clark ...

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USNA Hosts Astronaut Convocation

  POSTED ON: Tuesday, March 10, 2015 by MC3 Nathan Wilkes

The United States Naval Academy (USNA) hosted its annual Astronaut Convocation, Mar. 9th in Mitscher Auditorium. The Convocation was an opportunity for the Brigade of Midshipmen to learn about the future of space flight and exploration from ...

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USNA Welcomes Back First Black Female Graduate

  POSTED ON: Wednesday, February 04, 2015 by Naval Academy Public Affairs

The U.S. Naval Academy held a luncheon celebrating African American/Black History Month with special guest, Janie Mines, Feb. 2, in King Hall. Mines was the first black female to graduate from the Naval Academy. "It was challenging and lonely at ...

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USNA Represented On Orion Launch

  POSTED ON: Friday, December 05, 2014 by USNA PAO

On board this morning’s successful launch of Orion were several items from the Naval Academy donated by Distinguished Professor and Robert A. Heinlein Chair Ken Reightler. NASA photo by Bill Ingalls Reightler, Naval Academy Class of ...

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Happy Thanksgiving!

  POSTED ON: Thursday, November 27, 2014 by USNA PAO

Happy Thanksgiving!

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Holiday Season at the Navy Lodge

  POSTED ON: Tuesday, November 18, 2014 by USNA PAO

The holiday season is rapidly approaching. For a season of family and fun, keep the Navy Lodge in mind for holiday guests. “Navy Lodges are the perfect place for guests of military members to stay during the holidays,” said ...

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USNA Faculty and Staff: It's On Us

  POSTED ON: Wednesday, November 12, 2014 by USNA PAO

Faculty and staff across the Naval Academy Yard pledge to stop sexual assault and foster an environment where everyone on the Yard feels safe. It's on all of us.

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U.S. Naval Academy Museum Makes Top Ten

  POSTED ON: Tuesday, November 11, 2014 by USNA PAO

The U.S. Naval Academy Museum, housed in Preble Hall, is listed among the top ten "military museums that bring battles to life," according to a recent article in USA Today. The museum was cited for its multimedia exhibits that cover U.S. naval ...

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Photo of the Week: Autumn on the Yard

  POSTED ON: Sunday, November 09, 2014 by USNA PAO

Autumn on the Yard

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USNA's Native American Heritage Club

  POSTED ON: Saturday, November 08, 2014 by USNA PAO

While USNA's Native American Heritage Club is quite new on the scene, they have already had an impact on the Brigade. MIDN 1/C Stefanie Cotner, the NAHC Public Affairs Officer has done a great job spreading the word about events, from the famous ...

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Are you SWOtivated to join the surface community?

  POSTED ON: Thursday, November 06, 2014 by LT Harry Qui

Service assignment for the first class midshipmen is coming up later this month. By now the Class of 2015 has had experience during their summer training observing a variety of jobs available to naval officers that will help them make their first ...

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16 Minutes from Home

  POSTED ON: Tuesday, November 04, 2014 by MIDN 1/C Annie-Norah Beveridge

Throughout my time at the Naval Academy, our cross country course has changed to accommodate the building of the new commissary, Saturday morning golfers and worn-out terrain. However, one landmark has remained an important part of the course. As ...

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October 31st

  POSTED ON: Monday, November 03, 2014 by MIDN 1/C Annie-Norah Beveridge

Halloween at the Naval Academy may very well be the most entertaining Halloween experience for the Brigade of Midshipmen. Halloween is a wonderful morale booster that fosters creativity and pride. Of all the costumes that were judged by the ...

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Art Collection Donated to Naval Academy

  POSTED ON: Wednesday, October 29, 2014 by USNA PAO

Art collector William I. Koch donated reproductions of ten historical paintings from his maritime collection to the United States Naval Academy Oct 24. The collection, which will be on display in Smoke Hall, contains paintings depicting various ...

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Promoting Breast Cancer Awareness at the Naval Academy

  POSTED ON: Wednesday, October 22, 2014 by MIDN 1/C Annie-Norah Beveridge

Female midshipmen at the U.S. Naval Academy have been afforded the opportunity to wear skirts with the working blue class uniforms and service dress blues as part of an awareness campaign to mark Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Originally ...

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Naval Academy Hosts Commander, U. S. Fleet Cyber Command

  POSTED ON: Friday, October 17, 2014 by USNA PAO

Commander, U.S. Fleet Cyber Command / U.S. 10th Fleet, Vice Adm. Jan Tighe, delivered a lecture on the Defense Department’s cyber warfare program at the U.S. Naval Academy Oct. 16. USNA’s Center for Cyber Security Studies ...

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A Tale of Love, Loss, and Reunion

  POSTED ON: Tuesday, October 14, 2014 by Capt Trent Metlen, USMC

History is always selectively written, and our memories are the most personal of history books. Our memories may serve as markers of pivotal points in our past, such as I-Day 2000, the day I entered military life. Memories may also serve as ...

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Running an Ultramarathon in France

  POSTED ON: Saturday, October 11, 2014 by 2nd Class Madison Pascale

On September 28th, I completed my first 100-kilometer ultramarathon, and what better location than France? It was hilly and painful yet picturesque and breathtaking. I ran by farms with cows, goats, horses, roosters, pears, apples, olives, ...

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169 Years of the U.S. Naval Academy: Proud Past … Bright Future

  POSTED ON: Friday, October 10, 2014 by PAO office

Today marks the official founding of the U.S. Naval Academy. 169 years ago, Secretary of the Navy George Bancroft secured 10 acres of land in Annapolis, Md. When the founders of the academy were looking for a suitable location, it was reported ...

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Brigade of Midshipmen Speak Out Against Sexual Assault

  POSTED ON: Wednesday, October 01, 2014 by USNA PAO

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USNA Celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month

  POSTED ON: Wednesday, September 24, 2014 by USNA PAO

The Naval Academy held a kickoff ceremony for Hispanic Heritage Month in Smoke Hall Sept. 15. Coordinated by the Naval Academy's Diversity Department and the Latin American Studies Club, the celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month recognizes the ...

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"It's On Us" to Prevent Sexual Assault

  POSTED ON: Friday, September 19, 2014 by CDR Lynn Hammer, USNA Sexual Assault Prevention and Response (SAPR) Program Manager

Today the White House officially launched the “It’s On Us” Campaign.  It is an unprecedented national cultural movement, addressing prevention of sexual assault and is designed to inspire commitment not just ...

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UPDATED: Naval Academy Gate 1 to Temporarily Close

  POSTED ON: Thursday, September 11, 2014 by USNA PAO

Press Release: #081-14 ANNAPOLIS, Md. – The Naval Academy’s Gate 1 (at the intersection of King George and Randall Streets) will be under construction for approximately three weeks beginning Sept. 18. The closure is ...

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New Gate at Naval Academy

  POSTED ON: Tuesday, August 05, 2014 by USNA PAO

Press Release: #073-14 ANNAPOLIS, Md. – The Naval Academy is installing a turnstile gate along the Naval Academy wall on Hanover Street near the academy’s Gate 3. “The gate is being installed for the ...

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Naval Academy Head Barber Retires After 33 Years

  POSTED ON: Tuesday, July 01, 2014 by MC2 JONATHAN CORREA

After nearly 33 years as one of the first faces plebes see on their arrival at the U.S. Naval Academy, head barber Ernest Smith, affectionately known around the Yard as “Smitty,” retired on his last I-Day Jul 1. A native of ...

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Consumer Confidence Report Consumer Notification 2014

  POSTED ON: Monday, June 23, 2014 by USNA PAO

The Environmental Division’s 2013 Drinking Water Quality Consumer Confidence Report is available at http://www.usna.edu/PublicWorks/_files/documents/USNACCR.pdf. This report covers the quality of water produced on the Yard. ...

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USNA Professor Bikes Across America

  POSTED ON: Thursday, June 19, 2014 by USNA PAO

Naval Academy Professor Ray Greenlaw is biking across the country this summer in the Race Across America, which will end in Annapolis. His crew includes USNA Academic Dean and Provost Andrew Phillips and Midshipmen 2nd Class Zach Dannelly and ...

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Midshipmen Participate in American Service Academies Program

  POSTED ON: Wednesday, June 04, 2014 by USNA PAO

Midshipman 1st Class Andrea Howard and Midshipmen 2nd Class Nicholas Hermberg, Teresa Kennedy, and Marc Prather are among the fourteen cadets and midshipmen from the U.S. Military Academy, U.S. Naval Academy, U.S. Air Force Academy, and the U.S. ...

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Memorial Day Safety Message

  POSTED ON: Friday, May 23, 2014 by NAVAL ACADEMY PUBLIC AFFAIRS

Memorial Day, formerly called Decoration Day, originally commemorated the Union and Confederate soldiers of the American Civil War.  It later included honoring all Americans that served in all wars.  The Memorial Day holiday ...

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Purple Heart Recipient Graduates with Naval Academy Class of 2014

  POSTED ON: Friday, May 23, 2014 by JESSICA CLARK

Marine 2nd Lieutenant Jefferson Talicuran, of San Diego, Calif., is one of more than 1,000 new officers who graduated from the U.S. Naval Academy May 23. But, as a prior-enlisted Navy corpsman with a Purple Heart on his chest, his path to the ...

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Midshipman Action Group Contributes 24,500 Community Service Hours … and Then Some

  POSTED ON: Friday, May 23, 2014 by NAVAL ACADEMY PUBLIC AFFAIRS

Not content with the 24,500 hours of service they’ve already contributed to the local community and beyond, the Naval Academy’s Midshipman Action Group has been hard at work at the tail end of the academic year. As the 4,500 ...

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No More King Hall: How to Shop, Cook and Eat After Graduation

  POSTED ON: Wednesday, May 21, 2014 by SHERYL C. HOEHNER MS,RD,LD, KING HALL

Firsties, So for four wonderful years you have showed up for three squares per day and not had to grace a grocery store.  Now what to do if you are not transferring to another location with a dining facility? The following are some tips ...

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Blue Angels to Perform During USNA Commissioning Week 2014

  POSTED ON: Tuesday, May 13, 2014 by USNA PAO

Press Release: #051-14 NOTE TO EDITORS AND REPORTERS:  Important information regarding bridge and river closures is included in this release.  Media should RSVP to the Public Affairs office by 5 p.m., Tuesday, May 20, ...

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Blue Angels to Perform at USNA

  POSTED ON: Monday, May 12, 2014 by NAVAL ACADEMY PUBLIC AFFAIRS

Will the Blue Angels fly today? Any weather related cancellation will be made as as close to show time as possible.  Any cancellation announcement will be made on our website www.usna.edu, on ...

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Letter to My Former Self: ENS Becca Guild

  POSTED ON: Friday, May 09, 2014 by NAVAL ACADEMY PUBLIC AFFAIRS

Ensign Becca Guild, USNA graduate and naval flight officer in training in Pensacola, Fla., wrote the following letter as part of the ongoing series “Letter to My Former Self.” I graduated with the class of 2013 with a B.S. in ...

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Midshipmen Tour U.S. Secret Service Headquarters

  POSTED ON: Thursday, May 08, 2014 by LT HARRY QUI

The Naval Academy Chemistry Department recently organized a rare trip to the U.S. Secret Service headquarters for midshipmen to learn about the agency’s history and missions. While the protection details for the president and ...

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Letter to My Former Self: ENS Katie Labbe

  POSTED ON: Wednesday, May 07, 2014 by NAVAL ACADEMY PUBLIC AFFAIRS

No matter how many experienced teachers and mentors tell you that graduation will be the beginning of an exciting and challenging Navy career, nothing can really stop the elation and sense of liberation a first class midshipman experiences upon ...

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Naval Academy Celebrates Asian Pacific American Heritage Month

  POSTED ON: Tuesday, May 06, 2014 by LT TENG OOI

The Naval Academy held an Asian Pacific American Heritage banquet at the Naval Academy Club with special guest Rear Adm. Raquel C. Bono, director of the National Capital Region Medical Directorate of the Defense Health Agency. Asian Pacific ...

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Letter to My Former Self: Anonymous SEAL

  POSTED ON: Monday, April 21, 2014 by Naval Academy Public Affairs

A USNA graduate who is now a Navy SEAL (and wishes to remain anonymous), wrote the following letter as part of the ongoing series "Letter to My Former Self." While he directs his words to the young men who will be entering the SEAL community ...

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Middle States Holds USNA Town Hall

  POSTED ON: Friday, April 11, 2014 by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Jonathan L. Correa

Middle States Holds USNA Town Hall By: Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Jonathan L. Correa ANNAPOLIS, Md. – The U.S. Naval Academy will hold a town hall meeting April 30 hosted by Dr. Christy Faison, Vice President of the Middle ...

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Letter to My Former Self

  POSTED ON: Friday, April 11, 2014 by ENS Charlie Hetzel,

First, congratulations to all of you who have selected Navy or Marine Corps Aviation from the class of 2014.  I hope this brief note may be of some service to you as you embark on your long but rewarding path to wings of gold. ...

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Midshipmen Contribute to Improving Ugandan Hospital

  POSTED ON: Thursday, March 27, 2014 by Naval Academy Public Affairs

First-class midshipmen from 23rd Company recently gathered at the Annapolis Yacht Club for a night of dinner, fundraising and celebration. But what seemed from the outside world to be merely the merriment of first class year was in ...

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Maryland General Assembly Recognizes Midshipman Community Service

  POSTED ON: Friday, February 07, 2014 by Jessica Clark

The Maryland General Assembly unanimously passed a resolution Feb. 7 recognizing the Naval Academy Midshipman Action Group for its contributions to the City of Annapolis. Naval Academy Superintendent Vice Adm. Mike Miller, fall and spring ...

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