Tag: United States Navy

LIVE BLOG: USNA Graduation

LIVE BLOG: USNA Graduation

| May 26, 2017

UPDATED:  See full transcript of Vice President Pence’s speech below On May 26 the United States Naval Academy graduated 1053 midshipmen under a cool, cloudy and somewhat rainy (surprise) sky that finally gave way to sun. 767 were commissioned as Navy Ensigns and 259 as Marine Corps 2nd Lieutenants, and 2 as officers in the US Air Force. There were 17 foreign […]

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2017 USNA Graduation and Commissioning

2017 USNA Graduation and Commissioning

| May 26, 2017

On May 26 the United States Naval Academy will graduate 1053 midshipmen under cool, cloudy and somewhat rainy (surprise) Friday to kick off the Memorial Day weekend. 767 will be commissioned as Navy Ensigns and 259 as Marine Corps 2nd Lieutenants, and 2 as officers in the US Air Force. There were 17 foreign national students graduating from Bangladesh, Bulgaria, Cambodia, […]

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2016 USNA Graduation and Commissioning (UPDATED)

2016 USNA Graduation and Commissioning (UPDATED)

| May 27, 2016 | 0 Comments

On May 27 United States Naval Academy graduated 1076 midshipmen under a warm and muggy (yet thankfully rain free) Friday to kick off the Memorial Day weekend. 788 were commissioned as Navy Ensigns and 256 as Marine Corps 2nd Lieutenants, and one each as officers in the US Air Force and the US Coast Guard. There were 15 foreign national students […]

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Schooners Woodwind have a busy summer planned and it kicks off now

Schooners Woodwind have a busy summer planned and it kicks off now

| April 16, 2016 | 0 Comments

Happy April from the Woodwinds! The boats are in the water and are almost ready to start sailing! Opening day is today and the whole team is excited to have everyone come sailing with them. Check out the History and Music Sunset Sails where the crew makes history fun and the musicians are amazing. They have already sold out for our Blue Angels […]

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Visit Annapolis scores huge grant for County and City tourism

Visit Annapolis scores huge grant for County and City tourism

| January 30, 2016 | 0 Comments

The Maryland Tourism Development Board (MTDB) has awarded $271,923 in matching grants to Visit Annapolis & Anne Arundel County (VAAAC) for fiscal year 2016 that ends June 30, 2016. The allocation is second only to Ocean City, which received $479,008 in matching grant dollars. VAAAC President & CEO Connie Del Signore says the FY 2016 […]

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Navy unveils details of Army-Navy uniform

Navy unveils details of Army-Navy uniform

| November 30, 2015 | 0 Comments

[do action=”fringe”/] The Navy football team will wear Under Armour-Designed “Navy Fleet” uniforms and hand-painted helmets for the Army-Navy Game presented by USAA on Dec. 12 at Lincoln Financial Field in Philadelphia at 3 PM on CBS. The uniform is inspired by and pays homage to seven of the historic ships that make up the […]

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US Navy Sea Chanters to perform at Chesapeake Arts Center

US Navy Sea Chanters to perform at Chesapeake Arts Center

| November 28, 2015 | 1 Comment

[do action=”fringe”/] The Chesapeake Arts Center is proud to present the United States Navy Sea Chanters Holiday Concert on Friday, December 4, 2015. The concert will be held in our Hammonds Lane Theatre located at 194 Hammonds Lane, Brooklyn Park, Maryland 21225. The Doors will open at 7:30pm; show starts at 8:00pm. The event is FREE […]

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Annapolis Maritime Museum lecture series announced

Annapolis Maritime Museum lecture series announced

| November 18, 2015 | 1 Comment

[do action=”fringe”/] Annapolis Maritime Museum has announced their 2016 Winter Lecture Series which will be held on  Thursdays, at  7pm at the museum.  The first lecture will be January 14th and they will be held weekly through March 3rd. For ticket and registration information: visit www.amaritime.org Lectures are $10; free for AMM Members First Mate and […]

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CRAB accepts donation from Weems & Plath

CRAB accepts donation from Weems & Plath

| November 14, 2015 | 1 Comment

[do action=”fringe”/] Chesapeake Region Accessible Boating (CRAB) is pleased to announce a generous donation from Weems & Plath to help CRAB launch a campaign for upgrades to its handicapped-accessible sailing fleet. Executive Director Sue Beatty explained the meaning of this gift in the context of CRAB’s current efforts to expand the scope of its successful […]

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USNA donates 65K pounds of food to Anne Arundel County Food and Resource Bank

USNA donates 65K pounds of food to Anne Arundel County Food and Resource Bank

| November 13, 2015 | 1 Comment

[do action=”fringe”/] Midshipmen from the U.S. Naval Academy’s Midshipman Action Group along with the USNA’s Chaplains Office, donated more than 65,000 pounds of food Nov. 5 to the Anne Arundel County Food and Resource Bank as a part of the food bank’s 2015 Harvest for the Hungry Food and Funds Drive. This is the seventh […]

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Marriott completes rebranding of downtown hotel as Annapolis Waterfront Hotel

Marriott completes rebranding of downtown hotel as Annapolis Waterfront Hotel

| November 3, 2015 | 1 Comment

[do action=”fringe”/] The Annapolis Marriott Waterfront is the newest member of Autograph Collection Hotels, Marriott International’s curated portfolio of properties recognized for celebrating individuality.  The hotel has been renamed the Annapolis Waterfront Hotel, offering the rich experience of an independent hotel stay that is Exactly Like Nothing Else with all the benefits of Marriott Rewards®.  […]

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Annapolis installs maritime themed decorative bike racks

Annapolis installs maritime themed decorative bike racks

| September 28, 2015 | 1 Comment

Mayor Mike Pantelides launched of the city’s new custom-designed bike racks program earlier this month, showcasing the rich maritime heritage of Annapolis.  “This is a creative way to celebrate our city’s heritage in a way that visitors, residents, and those who work in the downtown area can really appreciate,” Mayor Pantelides stated.  “It’s a great […]

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USNA announces Fall parade schedule

USNA announces Fall parade schedule

| August 31, 2015 | 1 Comment

The Naval Academy Brigade of Midshipmen will present formal dress parades on Worden Field on the Naval Academy grounds at 4 p.m. Friday, Sept. 4, Friday, Sept. 18, Friday, Oct. 2, and Friday, Oct. 23. The public is invited to attend without charge. Please call 410-293-1520 for general information about the parades and gate access. […]

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AYC holds Opti boot camp

AYC holds Opti boot camp

| June 27, 2015 | 1 Comment

Sixty-six of the best Optimist sailors from the United States took part in the “2015 USODA (United States Optimist Dinghy Association) U.S. National and U.S. Development Team Boot Camp Practice” at the Annapolis Yacht Club, June 10-14. The boot camp was designed to help the elite young sailors prepare for the year’s busy national and […]

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Inn at Horn Point wins TripAdvisor Hall of Fame Award

Inn at Horn Point wins TripAdvisor Hall of Fame Award

| June 20, 2015 | 1 Comment

The Inn at Horn Point, an Annapolis Bed & Delicious Breakfast, announced that it has been recognized as a Certificate of Excellence Hall of Fame winner by TripAdvisor®. The Certificate of Excellence award celebrates an exceptional achievement in hospitality and is given only to establishments that consistently attract a significant level of online traveller reviews. […]

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Treaty of Paris Center to discuss frigate Hermione this weekend

Treaty of Paris Center to discuss frigate Hermione this weekend

| June 4, 2015 | 0 Comments

This Saturday, the Treaty of Paris Center will feature a lecture at 2:30pm on the original French frigate Hermione to promote the visit to Annapolis from June 16-17 by the exact replica of the Hermione. The Treaty of Paris Center’s June 6 session will take place in the Maryland Inn’s Crown and Crab Room from 11:00am […]

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2015 USNA Graduation and Commissioning

2015 USNA Graduation and Commissioning

| May 22, 2015 | 0 Comments

On May 22 United States Naval Academy graduated 1070 midshipmen under a refreshingly cool Friday to kick off the Memorial Day weekend. 790 were commissioned as Navy Ensigns and 264 as Marine Corps 2nd Lieutenants. There were 11 foreign national students graduating from Bangladesh, Jordan, Republic of Korea, Lebanon, Maldives,Mexico, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Thailand, and Tunisia . The […]

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USNA announces color company, parade on Thursday

USNA announces color company, parade on Thursday

| May 19, 2015 | 1 Comment

The academy’s annual Color Parade, honoring the fall and spring color companies will be held on Worden Field, Thursday, May 21, at 11 a.m.  The parade is free and open to the public, however seating is limited to the families of the Class of 2015. Naval Academy Superintendent Vice Adm. Walter E. “Ted” Carter, Jr., U.S. […]

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Blue Angels 2015: All the information you need

Blue Angels 2015: All the information you need

| May 16, 2015 | 1 Comment

The Blue Angels will perform above the Severn River, Tuesday, May 19 and Wednesday, May 20 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 F/A-18 Hornets and a C-130 […]

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Plebes No More! USNA Midshipmen complete 2015 Sea Trials (PHOTOS)

Plebes No More! USNA Midshipmen complete 2015 Sea Trials (PHOTOS)

| May 13, 2015 | 1 Comment

While most college kids are preparing to take their finals, approximately 1000 fourth class midshipmen at the United States Naval Academy will also take theirs–but with a twist.  Sea Trials! The Naval Academy freshman class endured 14 hours of rigorous physical and mental challenges during the Academy’s annual Sea Trials training exercise, yesterday as part of […]

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USNA to name building after former Superintendent ADM Charles Larson

USNA to name building after former Superintendent ADM Charles Larson

| April 30, 2015 | 0 Comments

At a ceremony later this summer, the Naval Academy will rename the Administration Building “Larson Hall” in honor of Adm. Charles R. Larson, Naval Academy Class of 1958, who passed away July 26, 2014. The building was built in 1907, renovated in 2014, and serves as the headquarters of the Naval Academy superintendent and immediate […]

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Briscoe wins Tony Rubino Trophy at Brigade Boxing Championships

Briscoe wins Tony Rubino Trophy at Brigade Boxing Championships

| March 1, 2015 | 1 Comment

With a fight that was stopped by the referee, Keon Briscoe, a 1st Class Midshipman, became the 19th recipient of the Tony Rubino Trophy. The Rubino Trophy is for a Midshipman who wins the match for four consecutive years and is named for former Navy boxing coach Tony Rubino. In front of a 3,000 person […]

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