Tag: Commissioning Week

Photo Gallery-1: USNA Graduation 2013

Photo Gallery-1: USNA Graduation 2013

| May 24, 2013 | 1 Comment

The morning started before the crack of dawn as officials at the US Naval Academy in Annapolis had to determine if the weather would cooperate.  But, mother nature is a fickle creature and gave the USNA a few blasts of rain.  But as President Obama said, the Marines and the Navy are not scared of […]

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VIDEO: Blue And Gold With Hat Toss – 2013

VIDEO: Blue And Gold With Hat Toss – 2013

| May 24, 2013 | 0 Comments

After President Barack Obama addressed the graduating midshipmen at the 2013 Graduation of the United States Naval Academy in Annapolis, MD, the ceremony was concluded steeped in tradition.  After a rendition of the school song, Blue and Gold, the departing class and the remaining classes reciprocally cheer for each other. On the third cheer–the newly […]

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USNA Class Of 2012 Graduation

USNA Class Of 2012 Graduation

| May 29, 2012 | 3 Comments

UPDATE: The 2013 scheduled for the Blue Angels has been released and they are scheduled to perform here on May 22, 2013! With the roar of the mighty Blue Angels, the United States Naval Academy graduated 1099 young men and women into the Navy, Marine Corps, Coast Guard, Air Force, and officers into the homeland […]

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US Naval Academy Sea Trials (Photos)

US Naval Academy Sea Trials (Photos)

| May 15, 2012 | 2 Comments

The end of the year for 4th Class Midshipmen at the US Naval Academy truly begins with Sea Trials to test their mettle in trying circumstances. Rain or shine, these future officers must prevail. Kevin Carroll was on site for Eye On Annapolis and captured these images. All images © 2012, Kevin Carroll.

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Plebes To Participate In Sea Trials

Plebes To Participate In Sea Trials

| May 12, 2012 | 0 Comments

The Naval Academy freshman class will endure 14 hours of rigorous physical and mental challenges during the academy’s annual Sea Trials training exercise, Tuesday, May 15 as part of the culmination of their plebe (freshman) year.  This event is NOT open to the public. Sea Trials is modeled after the Marine Corps’ Crucible and the […]

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Has Annapolis Seen The Last Of The Blue Angels?

Has Annapolis Seen The Last Of The Blue Angels?

| May 28, 2011 | 16 Comments

As disappointing as it is, I believe that Annapolis may have seen their last Blue Angels airshow in May 2010. While thousands of families (including my own) consider the show a public holiday, I believe that with the canceled show this year, coupled with the canceled show for next year will result in this fabulous […]

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USNA Graduation-Commissioning Video 2011

USNA Graduation-Commissioning Video 2011

| May 27, 2011 | 2 Comments

<–please share this post with your facebook friends and twitter followers by using the icons to the left! Thank you! This video contains some of the highlights of this morning’s ceremony. It begins with the march on of the graduating class, the singing of our National Anthem, some remarks from Secretary of Defense Robert M. […]

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USNA Graduation 2011 (PHOTOS)

USNA Graduation 2011 (PHOTOS)

| May 27, 2011 | 1 Comment

<–Please share this post with your facebook friends and twitter followers by clicking the links to the left! This morning, 1006 1st Class Midshipmen marched onto the field at the Navy-Marine Corps Stadium. This afternoon, they walked off as Ensigns in the US Navy or 2nd Lieutenants in the US Marine Corps. As with all […]

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Herndon Climb 2011 (VIDEO)

Herndon Climb 2011 (VIDEO)

| May 24, 2011 | 3 Comments

<–if you enjoyed this video, please share this post with your facebook friends and twitter followers by clicking the icons to the left. This video was shot during the 2011 Herndon Monument Climb at the United States Naval Academy. The climb is the culmination for the freshman (plebe) class.  The monument is slathered with 200 […]

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USNA Herndon Monument Climb (PHOTOS)

USNA Herndon Monument Climb (PHOTOS)

| May 24, 2011 | 2 Comments

<–please share this post with your facebook friends and twitter followers by using the icons to the left. The Naval Academy’s Class of 2014’s Herndon monument climb began yesterday at 1:30 p.m., near the front of the Naval Academy Chapel. Each year, the roughly 1,000 members of the academy’s plebe (freshman) class form a human […]

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USNA Color Parade (PHOTOS)

USNA Color Parade (PHOTOS)

| May 24, 2011 | 0 Comments

<–Please share this post with your facebook friends and twitter followers by using the icons to the left. The US Naval Academy’s annual Color Parade, honoring the fall and spring color companies was held on Worden Field, yesterday morning. Rep. Rob Wittman, R-Va., chairman of the Naval Academy Board of Visitors; Naval Academy Superintendent Vice […]

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2011 Commissioning Week Schedule

2011 Commissioning Week Schedule

| May 12, 2011 | 0 Comments

<–please share this information with your friends on facebook and followers on twitter by using the icons to the left. Eye On Annapolis has sorted through the full schedule and pulled out the public events for the upcoming Commissioning Week at the US Naval Academy. For a handy one page schedule (PDF) to carry with […]

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Blue Angel Photos

Blue Angel Photos

| May 26, 2010 | 5 Comments

It is so difficult to pick the “best” but here are our favorites shot this afternoon from Hospital Point.  If you are interested in seeing the other 214, they are here!

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USNA Commissioning Week Public Schedule

USNA Commissioning Week Public Schedule

| May 16, 2010 | 1 Comment

Eye On Annapolis has sorted through the full schedule and pulled out the public events for the upcoming Commissioning Week at the US Naval Academy. For a handy one page schedule to carry with you, please click here. A few events require tickets (some at a cost), please download our one page schedule for full […]

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