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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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USNA Summer Programs Aim to Teach, Inspire Students

  POSTED ON: Thursday, June 30, 2016 by Nava

Every year during the month of June, high school students from around the country descend on the U.S. Naval Academy (USNA) to participate in one of three programs designed to provide them with an immersive experience into the lives of USNA ...

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USNA's Class of 2016 Chooses Three Honorary Class Members

  POSTED ON: Wednesday, June 01, 2016 by Naval Academy Public Affairs

The U.S. Naval Academy’s Class of 2016 chose three individuals to be honored at this year’s USNA Graduation and Commissioning ceremony at the Navy-Marine Corp Memorial Stadium May 27. The selection of honorary members of the ...

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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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"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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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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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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Veterans Classic Teams Tour Naval Academy

  POSTED ON: Thursday, November 12, 2015 by MC2 Nathan Wilkes

Players and staff from the Temple University Owls, University of Florida Gators, and University of North Carolina Tar Heels basketball teams were given a guided tour of the U. S. Naval Academy Nov. 12. The teams are in town for the second annual ...

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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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CYBERCOM Deputy Commander Speaks at USNA

  POSTED ON: Thursday, September 24, 2015 by Naval Academy Public Affairs

Lt. Gen. James K. McLaughlin, deputy commander, U.S. Cyber Command (USCYBERCOM), spoke at the Cyber Lecture Series at the U.S. Naval Academy (USNA), Sept. 22. McLaughlin addressed more than 1,200 midshipmen about the importance of cyber ...

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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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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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Midshipman Action Group Contributes 26,000 Hours of Community Service

  POSTED ON: Saturday, May 09, 2015 by Naval Academy Public Affairs

The Naval Academy Midshipman Action Group surpassed its own expectations this academic year, contributing a record 26,000 hours of service to the local and national community. MAG manages more than 50 projects and 500 midshipman volunteers ...

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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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USNA Judo Club Trains With Wounded Warriors

  POSTED ON: Friday, April 17, 2015 by MC2 Tyler Caswell

The Washington D.C. Veteran Affairs Medical Center hosted the U.S. Naval Academy Judo Club to meet and train with a group of wounded warriors April 10. A group of four midshipmen trained with veterans and civilians with a range of disabilities ...

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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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USNA Faculty Members Selected for Promotion

  POSTED ON: Wednesday, April 08, 2015 by Naval Academy Public Affairs

The Naval Academy honored members of the faculty who were selected for promotion Apr. 7 at the Faculty Promotion and Tenure Ceremony in Memorial Hall. Promoted to Associate Professor effective mid-August 2015: CDR David M. Ruth, USN, ...

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USNA Honors Distinguished Graduates

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

The U.S. Naval Academy and U.S. Naval Academy Alumni Association awarded the 2015 Naval Academy Alumni Association Distinguished Graduate Award to four alumni for lifelong achievement and service to the nation in a ceremony before the Brigade of ...

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Brigade Honors Fallen Graduate

  POSTED ON: Monday, March 30, 2015 by MC3 Nathan Wilkes

The U.S. Naval Academy (USNA) Brigade of Midshipmen held a remembrance meal in King Hall March 25 for a 2006 academy graduate who died earlier this month during a routine training exercise. Marine Capt. Stanford “Ford” Henry ...

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Navy Secretary Hosts Newly-Elected Officials at Naval Academy

  POSTED ON: Wednesday, January 14, 2015 by Naval Academy Public Affairs

Twenty-five newly-elected Congressmen visited the Naval Academy Jan. 13th as guests of the Secretary of the Navy for a Navy and Marine Corps orientation and dinner in Dahlgren Hall. The Congressmen were greeted by top Navy and Marine Corps ...

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USNA Midshipman Selected For Marshall Scholarship

  POSTED ON: Tuesday, December 09, 2014 by USNA PAO

Naval Academy Midshipman 1st Class (senior) Andrea Howard of Norcross, Ga. was awarded a Marshall Scholarship, Tuesday, December 2. This highly-competitive academic scholarship provides two years of postgraduate study at an United Kingdom ...

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Sponsor Families Provide a Home Away From Home

  POSTED ON: Tuesday, November 25, 2014 by USNA PAO

During the upcoming Thanksgiving Holiday, it is predicted that more than 20 percent of the Naval Academy’s Midshipmen will not make the journey back home. However, for these Mids, there is still a chance to celebrate with friends and ...

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USNA Chinese Culture Club Visits New York

  POSTED ON: Wednesday, November 19, 2014 by MIDN 2/C Wesley Yuan

USNA’s Chinese Culture Club visited New York during the weekend before Veterans Day. We visited the American Legion Post 1291 in Chinatown, where they have the country's greatest number of Chinese-American members. The American Legion ...

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USNA Deputy Commandant Skydives with Midshipman Parachute Team

  POSTED ON: Tuesday, October 28, 2014 by USNA PAO

USNA Deputy Commandant of Midshipmen Marine Col. Bobbi Shea recently went skydiving with the USNA Parachute Team. Here's the video.

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Dr. Adam Riess to Deliver Naval Academy's 34th Annual Michelson Lecture

  POSTED ON: Wednesday, October 15, 2014 by USNA PAO

Press Release #: 088-14 NOTE TO EDITORS AND REPORTERS:  If you wish to cover Dr. Riess’ lecture Oct. 22, please contact the USNA Public Affairs Office no later than 4 p.m., Oct. 22. ANNAPOLIS, Md. — The Naval ...

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Naval Academy Announces Fall Semester Shifrin Chair

  POSTED ON: Monday, August 25, 2014 by USNA PAO

Press Release: #074-14 ANNAPOLIS, Md. – William M. Murray, the Mary and Gus Stathis Professor of Greek History at the University of South Florida, joins the Naval Academy History Department for the fall semester as the Leo A. ...

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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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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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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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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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Naval Academy Museum Curator Honored for 50 Years of Service

  POSTED ON: Friday, May 02, 2014 by NAVAL ACADEMY PUBLIC AFFAIRS

The first floor rear gallery of the Naval Academy Museum was christened the James Cheevers Gallery during a ceremony April 29 honoring the museum curator’s 50 years of government service. Naval Academy Museum Director Claude Berube, ...

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Launching of a Legacy: The Naval Academy Women’s Network

  POSTED ON: Tuesday, February 11, 2014 by Midshipman 1st Class Colleen Randolph

On a sunny January afternoon, Stefanie Goebel stood on the stairs of Alumni House and looked down upon a group of female officers and first-class midshipmen. The scene she gazed upon would have been unheard of when Goebel (USNA 1980) was at the ...

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