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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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Naval Academy Midshipman Awarded Marshall Scholarship

  POSTED ON: Monday, December 04, 2017 by mediarelations@usna.edu

ANNAPOLIS, Md. – Naval Academy Midshipman 1st Class (senior) Christopher Cantillo of Sarasota, Fla., has been awarded a Marshall Scholarship. This highly-competitive academic scholarship provides two years of postgraduate study at a ...

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Naval Academy Midshipman Named Schwarzman Scholarship Recipient

  POSTED ON: Monday, December 04, 2017 by mediarelations@usna.edu

ANNAPOLIS, Md. - Midshipman 1st Class (senior) Michael Wallace, 21, of Taylor, Mich., has been selected as a Schwarzman Scholar.  This year, over 4,000 candidates competed for one of the 142 scholarships awarded. Wallace is an Honors ...

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Naval Academy Midshipman Named Rhodes Scholarship Recipient

  POSTED ON: Monday, November 20, 2017 by mediarelations@usna.edu

ANNAPOLIS, Md. - Midshipman 1st Class (senior) Nate Bermel, 22, of Brookline, Mass., was recently selected as the Naval Academy’s 51st Rhodes Scholar. Nearly 900 applicants were endorsed by 299 schools for one of the 32 scholarships ...

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Tickets on Sale for Naval Academy Masqueraders' Fall Play

  POSTED ON: Wednesday, November 01, 2017 by mediarelations@usna.edu

ANNAPOLIS, Md. – Midshipmen from the Naval Academy’s drama group, The Masqueraders, will perform “The Infinite Wrench- USNA Style,” Nov. 10 - 11 and Nov. 17 - 18 at 8 p.m., in Mahan Hall at the Naval ...

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Midshipmen Donate Food for Harvest for the Hungry

  POSTED ON: Friday, October 27, 2017 by mediarelations@usna.edu

WHAT: Midshipmen of the Naval Academy Midshipmen Action Group 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 collected by ...

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Naval Academy Museum to Host "NavyCon"

  POSTED ON: Wednesday, October 18, 2017 by mediarelations@usna.edu

ANNAPOLIS, Md. – The Naval Academy Museum will host the first “NavyCon,” a half-day conference on how fleet forces have been portrayed in science fiction, in comparison to our Navy today. Naval experts and analysts ...

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Naval Academy to Celebrate Navy's 242nd Birthday

  POSTED ON: Wednesday, October 11, 2017 by mediarelations@usna.edu

ANNAPOLIS, Md. — The U.S. Naval Academy will celebrate the Navy’s 242nd birthday Oct. 6– 15. (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: Wednesday, September 06, 2017 by mediarelations@usna.edu

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

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Maury Project Offers U.S. Naval Academy Oceanography Training

  POSTED ON: Thursday, July 20, 2017 by mediarelations@usna.edu

ANNAPOLIS, Md. — Twenty-four teachers from around the country and Canada are attending the 24th annual session of the distinguished Maury Project Workshop offered by the U.S. Naval Academy. The Maury Project is designed to give science ...

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Naval Academy Class of 2021 Arrives for Induction Day

  POSTED ON: Thursday, June 15, 2017 by mediarelations@usna.edu

WHO: Roughly 1,200 young men and women report as the Naval Academy Class of 2021. WHEN: Thursday, June 29 beginning at 6 a.m. WHERE: U.S. Naval Academy’s Alumni Hall, Annapolis, Md. WHAT: Incoming plebes (freshmen) are processed through ...

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Class of 2017 Statistics

  POSTED ON: Tuesday, May 30, 2017 by mediarelations@usna.edu

Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium (as of May 24, 2017) Total Graduates Men......................................... ...

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Naval Academy Announces Color Company

  POSTED ON: Thursday, May 04, 2017 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 25, at 11 a.m.  The parade is free and open to the public, however seating is ...

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Vice President Pence to Speak at Naval Academy Graduation

  POSTED ON: Monday, May 01, 2017 by mediarelations@usna.edu

ANNAPOLIS, Md. – Vice President Mike Pence will speak at the graduation and commissioning ceremony for the U.S. Naval Academy’s Class of 2017, Friday, May 26, at 10 a.m. This event is not open to the public. Pence, a native of ...

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Naval Academy Wins National Security Agency Cyber Defense Exercise

  POSTED ON: Tuesday, April 18, 2017 by mediarelations@usna.edu

ANNAPOLIS, Md. -- U.S. Naval Academy’s Cyber Security Team won this year’s annual Service Academy Cyber Defense Exercise (CDX) Friday, April 14. CDX is an inter-service cyber-security competition sponsored and designed by the ...

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Naval Academy Midshipman Receives Truman Scholarship

  POSTED ON: Tuesday, April 18, 2017 by mediarelations@usna.edu

ANNAPOLIS, Md. --  U.S. Naval Academy Midshipman 2nd Class (junior) David Laszcz, 25, of Lake Charles, La., was recently selected as a 2017 Truman Scholar. He is the academy's 24th Truman Scholar.  Sixty-two ...

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Naval Academy Library Opens Midshipmen Art and Poetry Exhibit

  POSTED ON: Thursday, April 13, 2017 by mediarelations@usna.edu

ANNAPOLIS, Md. – The Naval Academy’s Nimitz Library recently opened a new exhibit featuring art and poetry by midshipmen, which will be on display until Friday, May 26. The exhibit opening was held Monday, April 10, as part of ...

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U.S. Naval Academy to Host Special Olympics

  POSTED ON: Thursday, April 13, 2017 by mediarelations@usna.edu

ANNAPOLIS, Md. - The U.S. Naval Academy will host the annual Maryland Special Olympics competition on Saturday, April 29, and Sunday, April 30, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. in MacDonough Hall and on Ingram Track. The event is a collaboration between the ...

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Naval Academy Midshipman Wins on 'The Price is Right'

  POSTED ON: Monday, April 10, 2017 by mediarelations@usna.edu

NOTE TO EDITORS AND REPORTERS: Photos available by request. Please contact the Naval Academy Media Relations Office at 410-293-2292 or mediarelations@usna.edu. ANNAPOLIS, Md. — U.S. Naval Academy Midshipman 1st class (senior) ...

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