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NAVAL ACADEMY CYBER TEAMS PLACE AT NATIONAL CYBER COMPETITION

  POSTED ON: Friday, November 15, 2019 by mediarelations@usna.edu

Naval Academy midshipmen majoring in cyber operations took second and third place in the 16th annual Cyber Security Awareness Week (CSAW) Policy Competition organized by the New York University Center for Cybersecurity last Friday, Nov. 8, in New ...

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Naval Academy Science and Engineering Conference

  POSTED ON: Wednesday, November 06, 2019 by MIDN 2/C Byron Gallagher and MIDN 1/C Michael Garcia

This week, over 200 students from universities all over the world visited the Naval Academy Yard for the 2019 Naval Academy Science and Engineering Conference. Delegates had the opportunity to hear talks from Dr. Mark Abbott of the Woods Hole ...

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TICKETS ON SALE FOR NAVAL ACADEMY MASQUERADERS’ FALL PLAY

  POSTED ON: Wednesday, November 06, 2019 by mediarelations@usna.edu

Midshipmen from the Naval Academy’s drama group, the Masqueraders, will present David Auburn’s “Proof,” Nov. 8-9 and Nov. 15-16 at 8 p.m., in Mahan Hall at the Naval Academy. Performances are open to the ...

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Midshipmen Battle for Sacred Chicken

  POSTED ON: Wednesday, October 30, 2019 by MC2 Dana D. Legg

History lessons aren't just for the classroom. This past weekend a handful of midshipmen reenacted the Battle of Drepana, which took place during the Punic War in 249 B.C. and resulted in Rome’s defeat by the Carthaginians.The ...

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PROFESSOR KIP THORNE TO DELIVER USNA'S ANNUAL MICHELSON LECTURE

  POSTED ON: Wednesday, October 30, 2019 by mediarelations@usna.edu

ANNAPOLIS, Md. — The Naval Academy’s Physics Department invites the public to attend a lecture by Professor Kip Thorne, Wednesday, November 6 at 7 p.m. in Mahan Hall. The lecture is free and open to the public. Thorne will ...

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USNA MUSEUM ANNOUNCES INAUGURAL NON-RESIDENT FELLOWSHIP PROGRAM

  POSTED ON: Wednesday, October 30, 2019 by mediarelations@usna.edu

ANNAPOLIS, Md. — The United States Naval Academy Museum is pleased to announce its inaugural cadre of Non-Resident Fellows for 2020-2021. The purpose of the fellowship is to support part of the museum’s mission to inform USNA ...

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Featured Firstie

  POSTED ON: Friday, October 25, 2019 by mediarelations@usna.edu

This week's Featured Firstie is MIDN 1/C class Anthony Polo of Long Island, New York. Polo loves all things space and flight. This drove his decision to pick aerospace engineering as his major as well as participate in VT-NA, the Naval ...

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The Might of the Chain

  POSTED ON: Thursday, October 24, 2019 by MC3 Pearce

On a late-spring morning in May of 2000, thousands of faculty, staff, family, and friends gathered at Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium, where they would witness the beginning of a new U.S. Naval Academy tradition. Nine hundred and thirty-five ...

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ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE CONFERENCE TO TAKE PLACE AT NAVAL ACADEMY

  POSTED ON: Tuesday, October 22, 2019 by mediarelations@usna.edu

The Naval Academy and the Naval Institute will host a one-day conference titled “The Promise and Risk of the AI Revolution” Tuesday, Oct. 22, from 8:55 a.m.-3:10 p.m. in Alumni Hall. The conference is free ...

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NAVAL ACADEMY AND ST. JOHN'S COLLEGE CREATE WORK-STUDY PARTNERSHIP

  POSTED ON: Friday, October 18, 2019 by mediarelations@usna.edu

ANNAPOLIS, Md. — The U.S. Naval Academy and St. John’s College have recently developed and formalized a unique, mutually beneficial program to use students of SJC to fill Naval Academy job vacancies available through the Naval ...

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Michelson and the Speed of Light

  POSTED ON: Friday, October 18, 2019 by MIDN 2/C Julian Olivarez

Albert Abraham Michelson was born in Strelno, Prussia, on December 19, 1852. At the age of two his family emigrated to the United States where they eventually moved to San Francisco. He was appointed by President Grant to the U.S. Naval Academy ...

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Featured Firstie

  POSTED ON: Friday, October 18, 2019 by mediarelations@usna.edu

This week's Featured Firstie is MIDN 1st class Tommy Reeder of Kiln, Mississippi. He’s very studious as an operations research major and he’s been selected as a Bowman scholar! Tommy has decided to early select for ...

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Mustang Club Arrives at USNA

  POSTED ON: Thursday, October 17, 2019 by MC2 Burke

In Navy terminology, “mustangs” are enlisted Sailors who rise to the level of officer with little or no interruption in their active duty status.  The term is more commonly known to refer to stray horses that were ...

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Featured Firstie

  POSTED ON: Friday, October 11, 2019 by mediarelations@usna.edu

This week's Featured Firstie is MIDN 1/C Juan Santana. Hailing from Brooklyn, New York, Juan came to the Naval Academy from a technical vocation school. He's a Cyber Operations major, as well as 13th Company's Honor ...

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The Smiling Faces of 5th Wing Laundry

  POSTED ON: Wednesday, October 09, 2019 by MIDN 2/C Lorenzo Cardenas

"Strange, isn't it? Each man's life touches so many other lives. When he isn't around, he leaves an awful hole, doesn't he?"- Clarence, It's a Wonderful Life For the past 18 years, Bancroft Hall's Laundry Service Center has been a ...

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Naval Academy Park Dedicated in Honor of the First Naval Aviator

  POSTED ON: Tuesday, October 08, 2019 by Mr. Ken Sabel

The Naval Academy held a dedication ceremony honoring the life and accomplishments of the Navy’s first naval aviator Monday, Oct. 7, next to the USNA Observatory. The static display of naval aircraft was named Ellyson Park in honor of ...

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Navy's wins against Air Force

  POSTED ON: Tuesday, October 08, 2019 by mediarelations@usna.edu

Congratulations to our midshipmen on so many victories against Air Force this past week. Here are all the winning teams: Boxing (8-2 Navy) Water Polo (13-12 Navy) D2 Hockey (4-3 Navy) Women's Hockey (9-0 Navy) Women's Club Lacrosse (9-2 ...

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NAVAL ACADEMY TO CELEBRATE NAVY'S 244TH BIRTHDAY

  POSTED ON: Thursday, October 03, 2019 by mediarelations@usna.edu

ANNAPOLIS, Md. — The U.S. Naval Academy will celebrate the Navy’s 244th birthday Oct. 11-13. (The U.S. Navy’s birthday is Oct. 13.) The theme of this year’s celebration is “No Higher ...

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MIDSHIPMAN DISCOVERS THREAT IN 3D PRINTER DURING CYBER SECURITY CHALLENGE

  POSTED ON: Wednesday, October 02, 2019 by mediarelations@usna.edu

U.S. Naval Academy Midshipman 3rd Class (sophomore) Kade Heckel, 19, of Hughesville, Penn., discovered a new vulnerability in a 3D printer during a cybersecurity challenge held in Brooklyn, N.Y., Sept. 6-8. The cyber challenge, HACKtheMACHINE, ...

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Sisters in Service and Family

  POSTED ON: Wednesday, October 02, 2019 by MC2 Dana Legg

A name that resonates with many cadets of the U.S. Air Force Academy (USAFA) is that of 1st Lt. Roslyn Schulte. She served as an intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance officer in support of Operation Enduring Freedom, and became the first ...

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NEW "SEA, SUN, AND SPACE" EXHIBITION OPEN AT NAVAL ACADEMY MUSEUM

  POSTED ON: Friday, September 13, 2019 by mediarelations@usna.edu

ANNAPOLIS, Md. – “Sea, Sun, and Space" is a new exhibition open now at the Naval Academy Museum. The exhibition traces a century of Navy efforts to use radio, and later satellite hardware, in the space environment and will be ...

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Midshipmen Fly Through Eye of Hurricane Dorian for Research

  POSTED ON: Wednesday, September 04, 2019 by mediarelations@usna.edu

Three midshipmen and one instructor from the U.S. Naval Academy Oceanography Department spent the Labor Day weekend flying seven missions with the U.S. Air Force 53rd Weather Reconnaissance ...

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Featured Firstie

  POSTED ON: Friday, August 30, 2019 by mediarelations@usna.edu

This week’s Featured Firstie is MIDN LTJG Deon Odom!    Deon hails form Fayetteville, North Carolina and is a proud member of 16th Company. This semester his billet is the 4th Battalion Conduct ...

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2019 Cyber LREC Asia-Pacific

  POSTED ON: Tuesday, August 27, 2019 by MIDN 1/C Julia Kalshoven

On July 23, 2019, eight US Naval Academy midshipmen studying Cyber Operations left Annapolis to travel 15 hours to the other side of the globe. Over the course of the next three weeks, the midshipmen visited three countries: Japan, South Korea, ...

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Fall 2019 Parade Schedule

  POSTED ON: Monday, August 26, 2019 by mediarelations@usna.edu

ANNAPOLIS, Md. — The Naval Academy Brigade of Midshipmen will present six formal dress parades on Worden Field this semester on the Naval Academy grounds at 4 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 30, Sept. 13, Oct. 4, Oct. 18, and Oct. 25, and ...

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NAVAL ACADEMY ANNOUNCES TEMPORARY GATE HOURS DURING REPAIRS

  POSTED ON: Monday, August 19, 2019 by mediarelations@usna.edu

ANNAPOLIS, Md. – Access to the Naval Academy will be modified beginning Tuesday, Aug. 20, while the storm water system on Bowyer Road near Gate 8 undergoes repairs.   The construction and revised gate schedule may cause minor ...

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2019 Cyber England LREC

  POSTED ON: Tuesday, August 06, 2019 by MIDN 2/C Alexandra Appel

This summer, nine midshipmen were given the opportunity to travel to the U.K. for a trip that was centered on learning more about Cyber Operations and Intelligence as well as cultural immersion. Click the link below for the full story ...

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U.S. Naval Academy’s Small Satellite Program

  POSTED ON: Wednesday, July 31, 2019 by CDR Jeff King, Aerospace Engineering Dept.

The U.S. Naval Academy’s two newest satellites were successfully launched on 24 JUN 2019.   BRICSat-2 (USNA-14) and PSAT2 (USNA-15) extend the heritage of using satellites to help ...

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Cyber Israel LREC 2019

  POSTED ON: Thursday, July 25, 2019 by CDR Chris Hoffman

On 26 June 2019, eight midshipmen flew from Washington, D.C. to Tel Aviv, Israel to take part in a three week long experience of cultural immersion into a foreign society which prides itself on mandatory military service and new ...

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NAVAL ACADEMY SUPERINTENDENT CHANGE OF COMMAND CEREMONY

  POSTED ON: Wednesday, July 17, 2019 by MEDIARELATIONS@USNA.EDU

ANNAPOLIS, Md. – Naval Academy Superintendent Vice Adm. Walter E. “Ted” Carter Jr., will be properly relieved by Vice Adm. Sean S. Buck in a change of command ceremony at the Naval Academy Friday, July 26, beginning ...

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NATO LREC Trip

  POSTED ON: Thursday, July 11, 2019 by LCDR PHILLIP MCCORVEY

The NATO LREC consisted of visits to four NATO commands, two UK commands, the 75th anniversary of D-DAY ceremony, and six separate nations. This trip granted the midshipmen a unique opportunity to develop both wide ranging cultural experiences as ...

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CLASS OF 2023 PRESENT PLEBE SUMMER PARADES

  POSTED ON: Wednesday, July 10, 2019 by mediarelations@usna.edu

The members of the Naval Academy Class of 2023, 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 ...

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USNA MOURNS PASSING OF DISTINGUISHED GRADUATE H. ROSS PEROT

  POSTED ON: Tuesday, July 09, 2019 by mediarelations@usna.edu

ANNAPOLIS, Md. — The U.S. Naval Academy family is deeply saddened by the passing of Mr. H. Ross Perot, a graduate from the class of 1953. Perot personified the principles of honor, integrity and leadership to our Nation, and will be ...

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Political Science LREC to Ukraine

  POSTED ON: Tuesday, July 09, 2019 by Political Science Department

This June, five midshipmen from the United States Naval Academy embarked on a three week Language, Regional Expertise, and Culture program (LREC) across the eastern European country of Ukraine. Their goal was to gain a deep understanding of the ...

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2019 Cyber LREC to Europe

  POSTED ON: Wednesday, June 26, 2019 by LCDR Brian Kiehl

Click here to read the full story and photos: https://spark.adobe.com/page/kAm5p63KG26GO/ 

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2018 Consumer Confidence Report

  POSTED ON: Wednesday, June 19, 2019 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 2018 Annual Drinking Water Quality Consumer Confidence Report (CCR).  The CCR contains ...

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2019 United Kingdom LREC

  POSTED ON: Thursday, June 13, 2019 by MIDN 1/C Bolton, MIDN 1/C Hamilton, MIDN 1/C Moriarty, MIDN 1/C Naphy, and MIDN 1/C O’Brien

Click here for story and photos: https://spark.adobe.com/page/PeKQyuHiOixIO/ 

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South Korean Cultural Immersion and Exchange

  POSTED ON: Tuesday, June 11, 2019 by CDR Janice Rice

This summer four midshipmen spent two weeks immersed in not only the culture of South Korea, but also travelling to key military sites throughout the Korean peninsula in order to better understand U.S. Military interests in the Republic of Korea ...

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Class of 2019 Statistics

  POSTED ON: Monday, June 03, 2019 by mediarelations@usna.edu

Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium(as of May 21, 2019) Total Graduates Men...................................... ...

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Naval Academy Sea Trials

  POSTED ON: Tuesday, May 21, 2019 by mediarelations@usna.edu

Congratulations to the Class of 2022 on finishing Sea Trials on Tuesday, May 14, and congratulations to 14th Company on being named this year's Iron Company! Sea Trials is modeled after the Marine Corps’ Crucible and the ...

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BLUE ANGELS TO PERFORM DURING USNA COMMISSIONING WEEK

  POSTED ON: Wednesday, May 15, 2019 by mediarelations@usna.edu

Naval Academy Bridge and Marine Closure Information ANNAPOLIS, Md. - The Blue Angels will perform above the Severn River, Tuesday, May 21, and Wednesday, May 22, at 2 p.m. as part of the Naval Academy’s Commissioning Week. These events ...

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PROSPECTIVE USNA SUPERINTENDENT NOMINATED

  POSTED ON: Tuesday, April 30, 2019 by Jennifer Erickson

ANNAPOLIS, Md. –  Secretary of the Navy Richard V. Spencer and Chief of Naval Operations Adm. John M. Richardson have nominated Rear Adm. Sean S. Buck (USNA Class of 1983) for appointment to the rank of vice admiral and ...

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NAVAL ACADEMY ASSISTANT PROFESSOR JEFF KOSSEFF NAMED ANDREW CARNEGIE FELLOW

  POSTED ON: Wednesday, April 24, 2019 by mediarelations@usna.edu

ANNAPOLIS, Md. — U.S. Naval Academy Assistant Professor Jeff Kosseff, a native of East Brunswick, N.J., was recently named an Andrew Carnegie Fellow for his book tentatively titled “United States of Anonymous ...

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U.S. NAVAL ACADEMY TO HOST SPECIAL OLYMPICS

  POSTED ON: Tuesday, April 23, 2019 by Maddie Darbie

ANNAPOLIS, Md. - The U.S. Naval Academy will host the annual Maryland Special Olympics competition from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, April 27, in McDonough Hall’s Scott Natatorium and Sunday, April 28, on Ingram Track. The event is a ...

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Navy Powerlifting Competes at Nationals

  POSTED ON: Tuesday, April 16, 2019 by LCDR Timothy Barry

Navy Powerlifting Competes at Nationals April 12-14 1/C Katie Salerni Brings Home Gold Twenty athletes from the Naval Academy’s Powerlifting Team spent the last several days testing their strength against 42 other colleges and ...

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Midshipmen Tour USS North Dakota

  POSTED ON: Tuesday, April 09, 2019 by MC2 Dana Legg

ANNAPOLIS, Md. — Approximately 300 midshipmen from the United States Naval Academy toured the Virginia-class attack submarine USS North Dakota (SSN-784) Mar. 29-31. The tour gave midshipmen the opportunity to gain insight into the ...

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SIR FRASER STODDART TO DELIVER NAVAL ACADEMY'S ANNUAL MICHELSON LECTURE

  POSTED ON: Monday, April 01, 2019 by Maddie Darbie

ANNAPOLIS, Md. — The Naval Academy’s Division of Mathematics and Science invites the public to attend a lecture by Sir Fraser Stoddart, Monday, April 15 at 7 p.m. in Mahan Hall. The lecture is free and open to the ...

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Midshipmen travel to Chile during spring break for culture and technology LREC

  POSTED ON: Tuesday, March 26, 2019 by International Programs Office

Just before dawn: The still waters of Lago Llanquihue (Chile’s second largest lake) reflect the early light and Volcan Osorno. What do you know about the world and how do you know it? Reading about a place is one thing, but ...

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NAVAL ACADEMY PRESENTS 53RD ANNUAL INTERNATIONAL BALL

  POSTED ON: Monday, March 25, 2019 by Jenny Erickson

ANNAPOLIS, Md.—Tickets are on sale now for the Naval Academy’s 53rd annual International Ball and ceremony to be held Saturday, April 6, 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 MUSEUM ANNOUNCES NEW "PHILO MCGIFFIN: A MAN OF WIT AND DASH" EXHIBIT

  POSTED ON: Wednesday, March 20, 2019 by Maddie Darbie

ANNAPOLIS, Md. – The new exhibit “Philo McGiffin: A Man of Wit and Dash" is open now, and will be on display at the Naval Academy Museum through the end of the year as a tribute to the international reach and impact of U.S. ...

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Spring 2019 Parade Schedule

  POSTED ON: Wednesday, March 20, 2019 by mediarelations@usna.edu

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. Parade reviews will be announced at a later date if not listed ...

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NAVAL ACADEMY ECONOMICS DEPARTMENT ANNOUNCES NEXT ADMIRAL WILLIAM CROWE CHAIR PROFESSOR

  POSTED ON: Monday, February 25, 2019 by mediarelations@usna.edu

ANNAPOLIS, Md. – Hon. David M. Walker, former Comptroller General of the United States (1998-2008), will join the Naval Academy Economics Department in August 2019 as the Admiral William Crowe Chair Distinguished Visiting Professor in ...

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SUMMER STEM PROGRAM NOW ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS

  POSTED ON: Thursday, February 21, 2019 by Maddie Darbie

ANNAPOLIS, Md.—Applications are now being accepted through April 15 for the U.S. Naval Academy Summer STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) Program. The Summer STEM Program is held in three sessions: June 3-8 for ...

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SUMMER SEMINAR PROGRAM NOW ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS

  POSTED ON: Thursday, February 21, 2019 by Maddie Darbie

ANNAPOLIS, Md.—Applications are now being accepted through March 31 for the U.S. Naval Academy Summer Seminar. Rising high school seniors have the opportunity to choose from three sessions: June 1-6, June 8-13, and June 15-20. The Naval ...

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78th ANNUAL BRIGADE BOXING CHAMPIONSHIPS

  POSTED ON: Friday, February 15, 2019 by mediarelations@usna.edu

The Naval Academy’s 78th Annual Brigade Boxing Championships will be held Friday, Feb. 22, in Alumni Hall at 7 p.m.  The competition is midshipmen versus midshipmen in the night’s blue against gold fights determined ...

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Where Are They Now?

  POSTED ON: Wednesday, February 13, 2019 by mediarelations@usna.edu

"Where are they now" is a Naval Academy Facebook series profiling grads and their careers. This week's featured grad is 1st LT Michaela Connally, Class of ‘16. Company: 22nd Company Spartan Major/ Degree: Political ...

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Where Are They Now?

  POSTED ON: Friday, February 08, 2019 by mediarelations@usna.edu

"Where are they now" is a series featuring Naval Academy grads and their careers! Our first "Where are they now" feature is 2015 grad LTJG Emily Judstra. Company: 6thMajor/Degree: Chemistry with a Biochemistry ConcentrationInitial Service ...

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Class of 2019 Ship Selection Recap

  POSTED ON: Friday, February 08, 2019 by mediarelations@usna.edu

Ship Selection for the Class of 2019 may be over but you can still check out these Ship Selection videos below!   Ship Selection ceremony: https://watchstadium.com/live/ship-selection-show-u-s-naval-academy/   Ship Selection ...

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88TH NAVAL ACADEMY COMMANDANT ANNOUNCED

  POSTED ON: Friday, January 11, 2019 by Jennifer Erickson

ANNAPOLIS, Md. – Capt. Thomas R. “TR” Buchanan, was recently selected to be the 88th Commandant of Midshipmen at the U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis, Md.  He is an alumnus of the Naval Academy Class of ...

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Naval Academy Physics Professor Recognized for Research Excellence

  POSTED ON: Tuesday, December 18, 2018 by MC2 Burke

Each year the United States Naval Academy recognizes a civilian faculty member who has exhibited the highest quality of continued scholarly achievement by awarding them with the Class of 1951 Civilian Faculty Award for Excellence in ...

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NAVAL ACADEMY ANNOUNCES HOLIDAY GATE HOURS

  POSTED ON: Monday, December 17, 2018 by Maddie Darbie

ANNAPOLIS, Md. - U.S. Naval Academy Gates 1 and 3 will have modified hours during the holiday season. The following gate hours will be in place during the holiday period of Dec. 17 – Jan. 6. All USNA gates will resume their normal hours ...

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Class of 2019 Receives Service Assignments

  POSTED ON: Monday, November 19, 2018 by Maddie Darbie

Service Assignment – Class of 2019      The culmination of four years of challenging study and training as a Naval Academy midshipman is graduation and commissioning as a Navy or Marine Corps officer. ...

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FUTURE USS SIOUX CITY (LCS 11) SET FOR ANNAPOLIS COMMISSIONING

  POSTED ON: Friday, November 09, 2018 by Jennifer Erickson

ANNAPOLIS – The Navy’s newest Freedom-variant littoral combat ship, the future USS Sioux City (LCS 11), will be commissioned at 9 a.m., Saturday, Nov. 17 at the United States Naval Academy. This event is open to the public, ...

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TICKETS ON SALE FOR NAVAL ACADEMY MASQUERADERS FALL PLAY

  POSTED ON: Monday, November 05, 2018 by Maddie Darbie

ANNAPOLIS, Md. – Midshipmen from the Naval Academy’s drama group, The Masqueraders, will present Samuel Beckett's “Endgame,” Nov. 9 - 10 and Nov. 16 - 17 at 8 p.m., in Mahan Hall at the Naval ...

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Midshipmen Donate Food for Harvest for the Hungry

  POSTED ON: Monday, October 29, 2018 by Maddie Darbie

WHAT: Midshipmen of the Naval Academy Midshipmen Action Group (MAG) have collected thousands of pounds of non-perishable food for this year’s Harvest for the Hungry campaign. Midshipmen will load the final truck of food donations ...

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Atlantic Professional Afloat Training (LANTPAT)

  POSTED ON: Friday, October 12, 2018 by MC2 Burke

ANNAPOLIS, Md. -- Each year, the United States Naval Academy uses the summer training period to advance the professional development of midshipmen through a variety of immersive experiences.  Commonly referred to as YP summer cruises, ...

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Naval Academy To Celebrate Navy's 243rd Birthday

  POSTED ON: Wednesday, October 10, 2018 by Maddie Darbie

 ANNAPOLIS, Md. — The U.S. Naval Academy will celebrate the Navy’s 243rd birthday Oct. 12-14. (The U.S. Navy’s birthday is Oct. 13.) The annual Navy birthday cake-cutting ceremony will take place during noon ...

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Naval Academy Museum Presents Fall Shifley Lecture Series

  POSTED ON: Tuesday, September 25, 2018 by Maddie Darbie

ANNAPOLIS, Md. – The U.S. Naval Academy Museum will present fall semester’s Shifley Lecture Series in the museum auditorium on the second deck of Preble Hall. Each lecture is held from 12:30 p.m. – 1:15 p.m. and is ...

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September 11 Remembrance Events at USNA

  POSTED ON: Thursday, September 06, 2018 by Maddie Darbie

ANNAPOLIS, Md.—Naval Academy midshipmen will participate in the following events as a remembrance of 9/11.  These midshipmen are working in conjunction with the Midshipman Action Group, which volunteers thousands of hours in ...

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Fall 2018 Parade Schedule

  POSTED ON: Wednesday, September 05, 2018 by mediarelations@usna.edu

ANNAPOLIS, Md. — The Naval Academy Brigade of Midshipmen will present four formal dress parades on Worden Field this semester on the Naval Academy grounds at 4 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 7, Sept. 14, Oct. 12, and Oct. 19. The public is ...

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McCain Funeral and Burial At USNA Closed to Public/ Media

  POSTED ON: Friday, August 31, 2018 by mediarelations@usna.edu

ANNAPOLIS, Md. - The funeral and burial services for Senator John McCain to be held Sunday, Sept. 2, will be closed to the public and the media at the request of the McCain family. In an effort to respect the family’s wishes, the Naval ...

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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 Maddie 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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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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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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