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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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USNA GLEE CLUB TO PERFORM IN ROCHESTER, NEW YORK

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

ANNAPOLIS, Md. — The U.S. Naval Academy Glee Club will appear as guest artists with the Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra in a celebration of Veterans Day by performing two concerts in Kodak Hall at Eastman Theatre in Rochester, N.Y. on ...

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ANNOUNCES COLOR COMPANY

  POSTED ON: Wednesday, May 22, 2019 by mediarelations@usna.edu

ANNAPOLIS, Md. -- The academy’s annual Color Parade will be held on Worden Field, Thursday, May 23, at 11 a.m.  The parade is free and open to the public. The Color Parade honors the fall and spring color companies and is 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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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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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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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 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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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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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: 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 MIDSHIPMAN AWARDED MARSHALL SCHOLARSHIP

  POSTED ON: Monday, December 03, 2018 by Maddie Darbie

ANNAPOLIS, Md. – Naval Academy Midshipman 1st Class (senior) Anne Richter, 21, of Hinsdale, Ill., was recently awarded a Marshall Scholarship. This highly-competitive academic scholarship provides up to two years of postgraduate study ...

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NAVAL ACADEMY MIDSHIPMAN NAMED RHODES SCHOLARSHIP RECIPIENT

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

ANNAPOLIS, Md. - Midshipman 1st Class (senior) Margaret “Maggie” Dods, 21, of Linwood, N.J., was recently selected as the Naval Academy’s 52nd  Rhodes Scholar. Nearly 900 applicants were endorsed by 281 ...

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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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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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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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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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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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CLASS OF 2022 PRESENT PLEBE SUMMER PARADES

  POSTED ON: Tuesday, July 10, 2018 by Jennifer Erickson

The members of the USNA Class of 2022, 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 are free of ...

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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 2018 Statistics

  POSTED ON: Friday, June 01, 2018 by MEDIARELATIONS@USNA.EDU

Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium(as of May 25, 2018) TOTAL GRADUATES  Men...............................783 Women..........................259 Total............................1042   COMMISSIONS Navy ...

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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 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 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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