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Former U.S. Defense Secretary Delivers Remarks as First Virtual Forrestal Lecturer at USNA

  POSTED ON: Thursday, September 17, 2020 by MC3 Thomas Bonaparte Jr.

Former U.S. Secretary of Defense and retired Marine Corps Gen. James Mattis delivered remarks at the first virtual Forrestal Lecture at the United States Naval Academy, Wednesday, Sept. 16, which kicked-off the lecture series for the 2021 ...

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USNA Welcomes New Brigade Commander

  POSTED ON: Wednesday, September 09, 2020 by MC3 Thomas Bonaparte Jr.

The United States Naval Academy welcomes Midshipman 1st Class (senior) Ryan Chapman, 17th Company, as the brigade commander for the fall semester academic year 2021. Peer leading more than 4,500 midshipmen, the brigade commander is the highest ...

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NAVAL ACADEMY MIDSHIPMEN BEGIN FALL SEMESTER FROM SJC

  POSTED ON: Friday, September 04, 2020 by mediarelations@usna.edu

This weekend, U.S. Naval Academy midshipmen from the 4th Battalion will move into the dormitories at St. John’s College for the fall semester, Sept. 4-6. In response to COVID-19, the Naval Academy set aside approximately 130 contingency ...

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FACULTY SPOTLIGHT: USNA Instructor’s Research Brings Quicker Forecasts for Extreme Weather

  POSTED ON: Thursday, August 20, 2020 by mediarelations@usna.edu

Faculty Spotlight: Professor Bradford Barrett, who has a PhD in meteorology, is currently researching capabilities that will lead to longer warning times before extreme weather occurs. Barrett, who has taught in the USNA Oceanography Department ...

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USNA Economics Instructor Selected as a Finalist for Ms. Veteran America

  POSTED ON: Friday, August 07, 2020 by mediarelations@usna.edu

A U.S. Naval Academy economics instructor, Lt. Yvonne Armstrong, was recently selected as a finalist for Ms. Veteran America.  The purpose of the competition is to showcase “the woman beyond the uniform” with proceeds ...

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USNA Facilitates Virtual Summer Seminar Program

  POSTED ON: Tuesday, July 07, 2020 by mediarelations@usna.edu

The U.S. Naval Academy virtually hosted the 2020 Summer Seminar program for potential midshipmen candidates from May 31 to June 24. The program is typically held on the yard in three six-day sessions, offered to rising high school seniors as a ...

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USNA Selects Dr. Samara Firebaugh as Associate Provost for Academic Affairs

  POSTED ON: Wednesday, July 01, 2020 by MC2 Josiah D. Pearce

Samara Firebaugh has been named Associate Provost for Academic Affairs of the United States Naval Academy, effective July 1. Firebaugh, who holds a doctorate in Electrical Engineering, was chosen from a pool of six finalists from across the ...

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Associate Professor Nate Chambers is the 2020 recipient of the “Class of 1951 Civilian Faculty Excellence in Research Award”

  POSTED ON: Thursday, June 25, 2020 by mediarelations@usna.edu

As a member of the Department of Computer Science, Associate Professor Nate Chambers researches the machine understanding of human languages, a subfield of Artificial Intelligence usually referred to as Natural Language Processing. His core ...

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STATEMENT BY THE U.S. NAVAL ACADEMY’S DEAN OF ADMISSIONS

  POSTED ON: Monday, June 22, 2020 by mediarelations@usna.edu

The following is attributable to Bruce Latta, U.S. Naval Academy Dean of Admissions: After a thorough evaluation of the information surrounding the racist and inappropriate remarks made by an incoming member of the Class of 2024, Naval Academy ...

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2019 Consumer Confidence Report

  POSTED ON: Friday, June 19, 2020 by NAVAL ACADEMY PUBLIC WORKS

In accordance with federal and state drinking water regulations, NavalSupport Activity (NSA) Annapolis/U.S. Naval Academy (USNA) has prepared the2019 Annual Drinking Water Quality Consumer ...

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PLEBES COMPLETE AT HOME, VIRTUAL SEA TRIALS

  POSTED ON: Wednesday, June 10, 2020 by mediarelations@usna.edu

Members of the USNA Class of 2023, or last semester’s plebes, were not able to return to the yard to participate in a traditional Sea Trials, but they were able to participate in “E-Trials,” an event modeled ...

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Midshipmen Study Human Factors in Cyber Operations

  POSTED ON: Friday, June 05, 2020 by mediarelations@usna.edu

The majority of 3rd class (sophomore) midshipmen majoring in Cyber Operations at the U.S. Naval Academy are continuing their virtual learning this summer with an eight-week "Human Factors in Cyber Operations" course.   The ...

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Class of 2020 Stats

  POSTED ON: Friday, May 29, 2020 by mediarelations@usna.edu

VIRTUAL GRADUATION – CLASS OF 2020 NOTE: Numbers may differ from graduation remarks as they were recorded on May 20 and the information below is current as of May ...

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NAVAL ACADEMY CLASS OF 2020 VIRTUAL COMMISSIONING

  POSTED ON: Monday, May 18, 2020 by mediarelations@usna.edu

ANNAPOLIS, Md.—Secretary of Defense Mark T. Esper will give a pre-recorded keynote address to the Naval Academy’s Class of 2020 during the first-ever, virtual graduation and commissioning for the institution. Esper’s ...

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Commanders, Navy Fleet Cyber and Marine Cyberspace Command Deliver Virtual Cyber Lecture; Present Impact Award to Midshipman

  POSTED ON: Thursday, April 30, 2020 by mediarelations@usna.edu

ANNAPOLIS, Md. -- The United States Naval Academy (USNA) hosted Vice Adm. Timothy White, commander, U.S. Fleet Cyber Command/U.S. 10th Fleet, and Maj. Gen. Matthew Glavy, commander, U.S. Marine Corps Forces Cyberspace Command, for the first, ...

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USNA REMINDS FAMILIES NOT TO COUNT THEIR MIDSHIPMEN IN 2020 CENSUS

  POSTED ON: Tuesday, March 24, 2020 by mediarelations@usna.edu

ANNAPOLIS, Md.-- By now most households in the United States, including those of service members, veterans and their families living in the United States, have received an invitation to respond to the 2020 Census. The 2020 Census will have an ...

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U.S. Naval Academy hosts the 2020 Jean Bartik Computing Symposium

  POSTED ON: Wednesday, March 11, 2020 by Dr. Adina Crainiceanu

On February 27 -28, 2020, the Computer Science Department at the United States Naval Academy (USNA) hosted the second Jean Bartik Computing Symposium (JBCS). Named after Jean Bartik, one of the early pioneers of computing, the event brings ...

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USNA GLEE CLUB TO PERFORM IN FLORIDA AND VIRGINIA DURING SPRING BREAK

  POSTED ON: Friday, March 06, 2020 by mediarelations@usna.edu

The internationally-acclaimed U.S. Naval Academy Glee Club will appear in concert in Orlando, Fla., Tampa, Fla., and Norfolk, Va., during their spring break concert tour. The Orlando, Fla., concert will be held at the Cathedral Church of St. ...

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Brigade Boxing Champion Sophie Lekas

  POSTED ON: Wednesday, March 04, 2020 by MC2 Dana Legg

From Chicago Illinois, 1/C Sophie Lekas is an Aerospace Engineering Major at USNA. She is also involved with the Baptist Collegiate Ministry and a Sexual Assault Prevention and Response guide. In her free time, 1/C Lekas enjoys playing the ...

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NAVAL ACADEMY IDENTIFIES DECEASED MIDSHIPMAN

  POSTED ON: Wednesday, February 26, 2020 by mediarelations@usna.edu

U.S. Naval Academy Midshipman 1st Class (senior) David Forney, 22, of Walkersville, Maryland, died Feb. 20, after being found unresponsive in Bancroft Hall. The cause of death is being investigated; foul play is not suspected. MIDN 1/c David ...

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Midshipman Receives Black Engineer of the Year Student Athlete Award

  POSTED ON: Tuesday, February 18, 2020 by MC2 Dana Legg

ANNAPOLIS, Md.—Midshipman 1st Class Sydney Fortson, 21, of Claremont, California, received the 2020 Student Athlete Award at the annual Black Engineer of the Year Awards (BEYA) STEM conference in Washington D.C. Friday, Feb. 14. The ...

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Midshipmen Study Abroad in Canada

  POSTED ON: Thursday, February 13, 2020 by Isabel Billinge, Luke Lightner, Brett Jones

The Royal Military College of Canda (RMC) sits poised on a small peninsula on Lake Ontario, between the Kingston Candian Forces Base (CFB) and the city of Kingston. The 1,200 person school graduates and commissions officers into the Canadian ...

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Naval Academy Mourns the Death of Midshipman 3rd Class Duke Carrillo

  POSTED ON: Monday, February 10, 2020 by mediarelations@usna.edu

U.S. Naval Academy Midshipman 3rd Class (sophomore) Duke Carrillo, 21, of Flower Mound, Texas, died while taking the semi-annual physical readiness test, Feb. 8. Carrillo collapsed during the 1.5 mile run portion of the PRT; initial responders ...

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Rep. Jim Langevin Gives Cyber Lecture at USNA

  POSTED ON: Thursday, February 06, 2020 by MC2 Josiah D. Pearce

Rep. Jim Langevin delivered a lecture on cyber security to midshipmen, faculty, and staff in Alumni Hall at the U.S. Naval Academy, Tuesday, Feb. 4. During his lecture, Langevin, the U.S. Representative for Rhode Island’s 2nd ...

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USNA Class of 2020 Selects First Ships

  POSTED ON: Friday, January 31, 2020 by MC2 Dana Legg

Two hundred and fifty-four midshipmen assigned to be surface warfare officers (SWOs) selected the first ship they will serve aboard during the U.S. Naval Academy’s annual Ship Selection Night in Alumni Hall, Jan. 30. Ship Selection is ...

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NAVAL ACADEMY MIDSHIPMAN NAMED CHURCHILL SCHOLARSHIP RECIPIENT

  POSTED ON: Friday, January 31, 2020 by mediarelations@usna.edu

ANNAPOLIS, Md. – Midshipman 1st Class (senior) Jamie Lee, 22, of Bristow, Virginia, was recently selected as a Churchill Scholar. This year, over 127 candidates from 82 participating institutions competed for one of the 15 scholarships ...

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NAVAL ACADEMY CELEBRATES 175 YEARS IN 2020

  POSTED ON: Tuesday, January 28, 2020 by mediarelations@usna.edu

This year commemorates 175 years of leadership, service, and tradition at the United States Naval Academy in Annapolis, Maryland. “One of our most treasured traditions is our friendship with the great city of Annapolis and our home ...

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First Class Midshipman on His Personal Growth from Time in India

  POSTED ON: Tuesday, January 14, 2020 by MIDN 1/c Steel Templin

Stepping out of the airport, the thing that stood out the most for me was not the large number of people nor the swarm of taxi drivers surrounding what they likely believed to be a confused westerner - me - in hopes of overcharging. Instead, what ...

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Midshipmen Reflect on Moroccan Experience

  POSTED ON: Tuesday, January 14, 2020 by 1/C Sebastian Zuleta and 1/C Melissa Ramkissoon

Below is a personal reflection from Midshipman 1/C Sebastian Zuleta and 1/C Melissa Ramkissoon from their study abroad in Morocco.  Daily Routine “Ah Sebastian, Melissa,  sabah, al-kheyr” Every ...

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A Semester Abroad at the Republic of Korea Naval Academy

  POSTED ON: Tuesday, January 07, 2020 by MIDN 2/C Jung Kim

South Korea was no foreign land to MIDN 2/C Kim. He was born and grew up there until he was 3 years old. He would visit there almost every year as everyone but his immediate family lived in Korea. Therefore, he had already been accustomed to the ...

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Midshipmen study abroad in Argentina, Peru, and Chile

  POSTED ON: Tuesday, January 07, 2020 by MIDN 1/C Kohl Dorsey, 1/C Jillian Bellows, 2/C Chase Barlow, and 2/C Jatin Khona

MIDN 1/C Kohl Dorsey, 1/C Jillian Bellows, 2/C Chase Barlow, and 2/C Jatin Khona studied economics through the Institute for the International Education of Students in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Our program focused on developmental and ...

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Portuguese Naval Academy Study Abroad Experience 

  POSTED ON: Friday, January 03, 2020 by Midshipman 2nd Class Adam Kuper

Below is a personal reflection from Midshipman 2nd Class Adam Kuper from his study abroad at the Portuguese Naval Academy fall semester.    An Age of (Self) Discovery Glancing at his watch reading July 7th 10:20 AM, but less ...

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Marine Corps Selects Six Naval Academy Midshipmen as Part of its Inaugural Cyber Officer Cadre

  POSTED ON: Thursday, December 19, 2019 by Center for Cyber Security Studies

On 21 November, the Naval Academy Class of 2020 received their warfare community selections, to include six highly qualified candidates who were designated as Marine Corps cyber warfare officers. For the first time ever, midshipmen were able to ...

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Naval Academy Expects West Point to Announce *New* Cybersecurity Initiative

  POSTED ON: Friday, December 13, 2019 by USNA Cyber Operations

The United States Naval Academy (USNA) has learned that the United States Military Academy, or West Point, after lagging behind USNA in cybersecurity and in the study of cyber science for several years, will be announcing its unique cybersecurity ...

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NAVAL ACADEMY HONORS SHOOTING VICTIMS AT ARMY-NAVY GAME

  POSTED ON: Thursday, December 12, 2019 by mediarelations@usna.edu

The U.S. Naval Academy will honor recent-graduate Ensign Joshua Kaleb Watson, Airman Mohammed S. Haitham, and Airman Apprentice Cameron Scott Walters at the 120th Army-Navy Game Saturday, Dec. 14. They were killed Friday, Dec. 6 ...

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NAVAL ACADEMY MIDSHIPMAN AWARDED MARSHALL SCHOLARSHIP

  POSTED ON: Monday, December 09, 2019 by mediarelations@usna.edu

Naval Academy Midshipman 1st Class (senior) Christian Hoffman, 22, of Sandy Hook, Conn., was recently awarded a Marshall Scholarship. This highly-competitive academic scholarship provides up to two years of postgraduate study at a United Kingdom ...

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Featured Firstie

  POSTED ON: Friday, December 06, 2019 by mediarelations@usna.edu

This week’s Featured Firstie is Robyn Roper! Roper hails from Longview, Texas and is in the 22nd company. She will be commissioning as a Marine Aviator in May.   Roper is a proud English major, and next semester ...

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Louise Wallendorf receives the Orville T. Magoon Sustainable Coasts Award

  POSTED ON: Wednesday, December 04, 2019 by MC2 Dana Legg

Bravo Zulo to Louise Wallendorf, PE, an ocean engineer at USNA Hydromechanics Laboratory, for being the 2019 recipient of the Orville T. Magoon Sustainable Coasts Award from the American Society of Civil Engineers. The award is given annually to ...

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NAVAL ACADEMY CLASS OF 2020 OBTAIN CAREER ASSIGNMENTS

  POSTED ON: Friday, November 22, 2019 by mediarelations@usna.edu

Approximately 1,000 midshipmen in the Class of 2020 received their service assignments yesterday in Bancroft Hall at the Naval Academy. Midshipmen may select from 24 different career choices in the Navy and Marine Corps and submit their service ...

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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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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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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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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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USNA WELCOMES NEW BRIGADE COMMANDER

  POSTED ON: Friday, August 23, 2019 by MC3 Josiah Pearce

Midshipman 1st Class (senior) Bill Rogers is this year’s fall semester brigade commander, the highest position in the midshipman command structure. Leading approximately 4,400 midshipmen, the brigade commander is expected to execute ...

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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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MIDN Sees Fleet’s Future at Dahlgren’s Laser Lethality Lab

  POSTED ON: Thursday, August 01, 2019 by NSWCDD Corporate Communications Division

DAHLGREN, Va. – U.S. Naval Academy Midshipman Max Shuman faced a half dozen Navy officer and civilian engineers while reflecting on lessons learned as his internship concluded at Naval Surface Warfare Center Dahlgren Division ...

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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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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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NAVAL ACADEMY CLASS OF 2023 ARRIVES FOR INDUCTION DAY

  POSTED ON: Thursday, June 27, 2019 by mediarelations@usna.edu

Annapolis, Md. – Approximately 1,200 men and women will report to Alumni Hall at the Naval Academy Thursday morning, June 27, for Induction Day.  These incoming plebes (freshmen) will say goodbye to their families and be ...

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NAVAL ACADEMY CLASS OF 2023 ARRIVES FOR INDUCTION DAY

  POSTED ON: Thursday, June 27, 2019 by mediarelations@usna.edu

Approximately 1,200 men and women will report to Alumni Hall at the Naval Academy Thursday morning, June 27, for Induction Day. These incoming plebes (freshmen) will say goodbye to their families and be processed through various stations inside ...

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2019 Cyber LREC to Europe

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

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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

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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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Featured Firstie

  POSTED ON: Friday, April 19, 2019 by Maddie Darbie

This week's Featured Firstie is MIDN 1/C Jesse Wylie of Albuquerque, New Mexico. 1/C Wylie grew up loving the hiking, rock climbing, and dirt bike riding that the desert and the Rockies had to offer. At the academy, he has been a member of a ...

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NAVAL ACADEMY MIDSHIPMAN RECEIVES TRUMAN SCHOLARSHIP

  POSTED ON: Monday, April 15, 2019 by Maddie Darbie

ANNAPOLIS, Md. --  U.S. Naval Academy Midshipman 2nd Class (junior) Juliet O’Brien, 20, of San Francisco, Calif., was recently selected as a 2019 Truman Scholar. Sixty-two students from 58 U.S. colleges and universities were ...

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Featured Firstie

  POSTED ON: Friday, April 12, 2019 by Maddie Darbie

This week’s Featured Firstie is MIDN 1/C Katie Patrick. 1/C Patrick hails from Aurora, Colorado. She is excited to be moving to San Diego upon graduation to serve as a Surface Warfare Officer aboard DDG-76, USS Higgins. Katie ...

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Midshipmen Tour USS North Dakota

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

#passthrough--> 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. #passthrough--> The tour gave midshipmen 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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Featured Firstie

  POSTED ON: Friday, March 29, 2019 by Maddie Darbie

This week's Featured Firstie is MIDN 1/C Alex Velez. 1/C Velez is a proud member of the infamous 25th Company, also known as the bearsharks, and will graduate with a mechanical engineering degree this May. He is from Temecula, CA and currently ...

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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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Featured Firstie

  POSTED ON: Friday, March 22, 2019 by Maddie Darbie

This week’s Featured Firstie is MIDN 1/C Jubal Schmit.  He hails from the great city of Everett, Pennsylvania. 1/C Schmit is a Mechanical Engineering major, a 2019 Bowman Scholar and has been selected to serve as a ...

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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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Featured Firstie

  POSTED ON: Friday, March 15, 2019 by Maddie Darbie

This week's Featured Firstie hails from Bluemont, VA. MIDN 1/C Rachel Seeberger is a proud member of the 23rd company, a pure mathematics major, and currently serves as the president of the Women’s Glee Club. 1/C Seeberger followed the ...

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Featured Firstie

  POSTED ON: Friday, March 08, 2019 by Maddie Darbie

This week's Featured Firstie is Midshipman 1st class Amy Skaggs. She is this semester’s First Regiment Commander and hails from Manassas, Virginia. Skaggs is an English major and a proud member of 6th Company Jackalopes. She is ...

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NAVAL ACADEMY MIDSHIPMEN TO PARTICIPATE IN COMMUNITY SERVICE PROJECTS OVER SPRING BREAK

  POSTED ON: Thursday, March 07, 2019 by Maddie Darbie

 ANNAPOLIS, Md. – Thirty-two members of the Naval Academy Midshipman Action Group (MAG) will spend their spring breaks contributing to a variety of service projects in communities around the country March 8-17. Eight midshipmen ...

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NAVAL ACADEMY MIDSHIPMEN NAMED KNIGHT-HENNESSY SCHOLARS

  POSTED ON: Tuesday, March 05, 2019 by Maddie Darbie

ANNAPOLIS, Md. - Midshipman 1st Class (senior) Sydney Frankenburg, 21, of Charlotte, N.C., and Midshipman 1st Class (senior) Andrew Shu, 22, of State College, P.A., were recently selected as Knight-Hennessy Scholars. The Knight-Hennessy Scholars ...

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Featured Firstie

  POSTED ON: Friday, March 01, 2019 by Maddie Darbie

This week, we present not only one, but three Firstie Fridays! 1/C Chris Kuczynski, 1/C Greyson Cauley, and 1/C Scott Munson live in room 6111, fondly known as “ The Briar Patch”. Chris is an aerospace ...

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U.S. NAVAL ACADEMY GLEE CLUB TO PERFORM IN HONOLULU, HI

  POSTED ON: Wednesday, February 27, 2019 by Maddie Darbie

ANNAPOLIS, Md. – The internationally-acclaimed U.S. Naval Academy Glee Club will appear in concert in Honolulu twice this March during the Academy’s spring break. The concerts will feature a variety of music to include ...

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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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Featured Firstie

  POSTED ON: Friday, February 22, 2019 by Maddie Darbie

This week’s Firstie Friday is 1/C Thomas Imhoff of Twinsburg, Ohio. Thomas is a proud member of 19th Company, a mechanical engineering major, and service selected Surface Warfare, Engineering Duty option. He selected USS Ross (DDG-71) ...

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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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NAVAL ACADEMY PRESENTS WINTER MUSICAL "LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS"

  POSTED ON: Tuesday, February 19, 2019 by Maddie Darbie

ANNAPOLIS, Md. – Tickets are on sale now for the U.S. Naval Academy’s musical production of “Little Shop of Horrors.” Performances will be held Feb. 22, 23 and 24, and March 1, 2, and 3 in Mahan ...

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NAVAL ACADEMY MIDSHIPMAN RECEIVES GATES CAMBRIDGE SCHOLARSHIP

  POSTED ON: Friday, February 15, 2019 by Maddie Darbie

ANNAPOLIS, Md. – U.S. Naval Academy Midshipman 1st Class (senior) Thomas Imhoff, 21, of Twinsburg, O.H., was recently selected as a 2019 Gates Cambridge Scholar. The Gates Cambridge Scholarship program was established in 2000 and funded ...

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Featured Firstie

  POSTED ON: Friday, February 15, 2019 by Maddie Darbie

This week's Firstie Friday is MIDN 1/C Al Kulik from Lake Geneva, Wisconsin. 1/C Kulik is a member of 20th Company, a Mechanical Engineering major, and currently serving as the XO for 20th Company. He recently service selected Explosive Ordnance ...

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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 recap video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GrRE-egdkUs Ship Selection promo ...

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Featured Firstie

  POSTED ON: Friday, February 08, 2019 by Maddie Darbie

This week's Featured Firstie is 1/C John Nguyen of Austin, Texas. Nguyen is an 8th Company Baller, an Operations Research major, and will be a Surface Warfare Officer in the fleet. He is an avid baker, the 1st LT of the 2nd ...

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Featured Firstie

  POSTED ON: Friday, February 01, 2019 by Maddie Darbie

This week's Firstie Friday is MIDN 1/C Sam Teplov! Hailing from Holland, Pennsylvania, 1/C Teplov is a member of 12th Company. He is a Cyber Operations major, on the Superintendent’s List, and active in his participation with the Cyber ...

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Featured Firstie

  POSTED ON: Friday, January 25, 2019 by Maddie Darbie

This week’s Featured Firstie is 1/C Rachel Fairbanks. Rachel Hailes from Jamesville, NY. She is a part of the 6th Company Jackalopes and majors in Oceanography. After graduation, Rachel will be commissioning as an officer in ...

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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