Tag: Naval Academy

1184 Plebes, Class of 2020, take Oath of Office in Tecumseh Court

1184 Plebes, Class of 2020, take Oath of Office in Tecumseh Court

| July 1, 2016 | 0 Comments

Last night, 1184 plebes, including 17 international students took the Oath of Office to finalize their move from civilian to enlisted personnel in the US Navy. The 6pm ceremony took place in Tecumseh Court in the shadows of Bancroft Hall, their dormitory for the next 4 years. This class has 331 women which is the […]

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I Day 2016 in photos

I Day 2016 in photos

| June 30, 2016 | 0 Comments

Induction Day. I-Day. The day in late June where 1200 young men and women (along with their families) invade Annapolis and the United States Naval Academy to begin their military career. Plebes (freshmen/4th class Midshipmen) began arriving at 6am to begin the process that included instruction, a new uniform, and a fresh haircut to start […]

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A kinder gentler I-Day for the USNA Class of 2020

A kinder gentler I-Day for the USNA Class of 2020

| June 30, 2016 | 0 Comments

This morning, 1,184 men and women entered Alumni Hall on the Yard of the United States Naval Academy to take the first step to becoming officers in the Navy and Marines–the plebes arrived for Induction Day, or I-Day. The day when they say goodbye to their loved ones and friends for six weeks of a […]

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Ripley Race to be run on Sunday

Ripley Race to be run on Sunday

| October 30, 2014 | 1 Comment

[do action=”schuh”/] Annapolis Mayor Michael Pantelides reminds residents that the 6th Annual Colonel Ripley Memorial 5K Race will take place Sunday, November 2, and some City roads will be closed for short periods of time. The 5K road race is run each year to raise awareness for returning war veterans and to honor the legacy […]

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Midshipmen collect food for Harvest for the Hungry

Midshipmen collect food for Harvest for the Hungry

| October 29, 2014 | 1 Comment

[do action=”schuh”/] Members 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: Kids Helping Kids campaign. This Thursday midshipmen will load the final truck of food donations collected by MAG at 12:50 p.m. This is the sixth year in a row […]

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USNA announces 35th Annual Bancroft Lecture

USNA announces 35th Annual Bancroft Lecture

| September 30, 2014 | 0 Comments

[do action=”schuh”/] The Naval Academy’s history department invites the public to attend a lecture by the President of Harvard University Drew Gilpin Faust, Monday, Oct. 6 at 7:15 p.m. in Alumni Hall. Faust will speak on, “The Civil War, the Great War and the Meaning of the Twentieth Century” as part of the academy’s Bancroft […]

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EYC Lights Parade scheduled for December 13th

EYC Lights Parade scheduled for December 13th

| September 29, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Eastport Yacht Club Lights Parade, one of Annapolis’ signature events for more than 30 years, is just around the corner! The parade bursts upon the Annapolis waterfront with up to 40 boats of all shapes and sizes, power and sail, brightly decorated with thousands of lights and crewed by jolly revelers. This festive maritime […]

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Welcome USNA Class of 2018, I-Day tomorrow

Welcome USNA Class of 2018, I-Day tomorrow

| June 30, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Class of 2018 will be arriving bright and early tomorrow morning at Alumni Hall. Approximately 1200 new plebes will begin their journey at the United States Naval Academy where in four short years, they will graduate as Ensigns in the US Navy or 2nd Lieutenants in the US Marine Corps. But tomorrow, they will […]

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Secretary of Defense, Chuck Hagel, to deliver commencement address at USNA (May 23, 2014)

Secretary of Defense, Chuck Hagel, to deliver commencement address at USNA (May 23, 2014)

| May 13, 2014 | 0 Comments

Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel will speak at the graduation and commencement ceremony for the U.S.  Naval Academy’s Class of 2014 Friday, May 23, at 10 a.m. Secretary Hagel was sworn in as the 24th Secretary of Defense on February 27, 2013, becoming the first enlisted combat veteran to lead the Department of Defense. Prior to his service […]

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Blue Angels to fly next week at USNA

Blue Angels to fly next week at USNA

| May 12, 2014 | 2 Comments

The Blue Angels are back in Annapolis and will perform above the Severn River, Tuesday, May 20 and Wednesday, May 21 as part of the Naval Academy’s Commissioning Week. These events are free and open to the public. The Blue Angels are the U.S. Navy’s Flight Demonstration Squadron and fly a team of six Navy […]

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Ships of War: Temporary special exhibit at USNA Museum (Through June 15, 2014)

Ships of War: Temporary special exhibit at USNA Museum (Through June 15, 2014)

| April 27, 2014 | 1 Comment

The U.S. Naval Academy Museum will host the “U.S. Navy Ships of War” exhibit open now through June 15 featuring paintings from maritime artist Jim Griffiths. Admission to the museum and exhibit is free and hours are Monday – Saturday from 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. and Sunday 11 a.m. – 5 p.m. Forty of […]

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NJ Midshipman charged in Annapolis assault on taxi driver

NJ Midshipman charged in Annapolis assault on taxi driver

| April 21, 2014 | 0 Comments

On April 20, 2014 at approximately 2:20 a.m., officers responded to the 1400 block of Bay Head Rd Annapolis, MD 21409 for a report of an assault. Upon their arrival, they spoke with the victim, a 40 year-old male from Annapolis, who advised he had been assaulted. The victim works as a cab driver for […]

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Second Midshipman dies in Shock-Trauma

Second Midshipman dies in Shock-Trauma

| March 29, 2014 | 0 Comments

Midshipman Third Class (sophomore) Hans Loewen, 20, of Hampstead, N.C., passed away Saturday, March 29 while in a coma at University of Maryland Medical Center Shock Trauma in Baltimore.  The death comes six days after Midshipman Loewen sustained injuries in a skateboarding accident while on liberty away from the academy Saturday, March 22. Loewen was […]

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MIDN McKamey passes away after collapsing on football field

MIDN McKamey passes away after collapsing on football field

| March 25, 2014 | 2 Comments

Midshipman Fourth Class (freshman) Will McKamey, 19, of Knoxville, Tenn., passed away while in a coma Tuesday at University of Maryland’s Baltimore Shock Trauma Unit. The death comes three days after McKamey collapsed during football practice last Saturday    Since then, his family has been at his bedside and supported by his classmates, teammates, coaching […]

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Tickets available for 48th International Ball at USNA

Tickets available for 48th International Ball at USNA

| March 25, 2014 | 0 Comments

Tickets are on sale now for the Naval Academy’s 48th annual International Ball to be held Saturday, April 5 at 7:30 p.m. in Alumni Hall; doors will open at 7 p.m. This event is open to the public, ages 18 and up. Tickets are required and can be purchased for $15 each until Wednesday, April […]

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Albany Resident Leads Brigade Of Midshipmen At USNA

Albany Resident Leads Brigade Of Midshipmen At USNA

| February 20, 2014 | 1 Comment

Midshipman 1st Class (senior) Eugene Yang, 21, of Albany, Calif. is serving as the Naval Academy brigade commander for the spring semester of the 2013-2014 academic year. The brigade commander is the highest-ranking midshipman leadership position at the Naval Academy, and the selectee is chosen by an internal nomination, application and interview process. The brigade […]

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Naval Academy Identified Midshipman Killed In Accident On Yard

Naval Academy Identified Midshipman Killed In Accident On Yard

| February 19, 2014 | 0 Comments

Midshipman First Class (senior) Max Allen, 25, of Chesterfield, Va.,was identified as the victim of the fatal automobile accident that occurred on Naval Academy grounds over the weekend. Midshipman Allen was an oceanography major at the Naval Academy and was a member of the 1st Company within the Brigade.  He was a member of the […]

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Midshipman Dies In Auto Accident At USNA

Midshipman Dies In Auto Accident At USNA

| February 17, 2014 | 3 Comments

A midshipman was found dead after an automobile accident Sunday, Feb. 16. An automobile was discovered Sunday afternoon in College Creek near the Nimitz library on Naval Academy grounds.   An Anne Arundel County Fire Department Dive Team was dispatched to the scene to search the vehicle, and discovered a body underwater near the seawall.  The […]

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Under Armour To Outfit USNA Varsity Teams

Under Armour To Outfit USNA Varsity Teams

| January 16, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Naval Academy Athletics Association and Under Armour, Inc. today announced a new multiyear partnership that designates Under Armour as the official outfitter of their varsity intercollegiate athletic programs. Under Armour, the leading sports performance and innovation brand, will outfit all of the Naval Academy’s 33 men’s and women’s varsity athletic teams beginning in the […]

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Midshipmen Develop Foreign Audio Programs For Museum

Midshipmen Develop Foreign Audio Programs For Museum

| December 6, 2013 | 0 Comments

The Naval Academy Museum is expanding their audio tour to include foreign languages to reach international visitors. Visitors can now learn about 30 different museum artifacts in Spanish as well as English. The Naval Academy Languages and Cultures Department is working with the museum to produce two-minute audio recorded descriptions of the 30 artifacts and […]

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USNA’s Masqueraders Present ‘The Importance Of Being Earnest

USNA’s Masqueraders Present ‘The Importance Of Being Earnest

| November 19, 2013 | 0 Comments

Midshipmen from the Naval Academy’s drama group, The Masqueraders, present Oscar Wilde’s “The Importance of Being Earnest” which opened on November 15th. “The Importance of Being Earnest” was Wilde’s last comedic play and focuses on characters maintaining fictitious personas in order to escape burdensome social obligations. Working within the social conventions of late Victorian London, the […]

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Navy – Air Force Football Game May Not Play

Navy – Air Force Football Game May Not Play

| October 1, 2013 | 0 Comments

As a result of the government shutdown, the Department of Defense has suspended all intercollegiate athletic competitions at the Service Academies. The Naval Academy will cancel contests as appropriate and notification on Saturday’s football game against Air Force will be made public prior to 12 noon on Thursday. Tonight’s soccer game against Howard has been […]

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