For the convenience of family, friends and visitors during the traditional Herndon Climb, May 20, and Commissioning Week, May 20-24, the Naval Academy will provide free, daily shuttle buses; a dedicated phone number for schedule of events information; weather-related updates; as well as television broadcast and webcasting of the graduation and commissioning ceremony. Parking Parking [...]
The Midshipmen of the United States Naval Academy won their 11th straight game over the Unites States Military Academy Black Knights by a score of 17-13 at Lincoln Financial Field in Philadelphia. This was the 113th match up between the two teams in the vaunted Army-Navy football game. Keenan Reynolds’ last minute,8-yard rushing touchdown, clinched [...]
As we worked with the Annapolis Economic Development Corporation on our Shop Local Video Series, a local “business” reached out to us to say “hey, what about me?” We had never given it much thought, but the United States Naval Academy offers some great gifts and opportunities to support the Midshipmen. Tours, the Gift Shop, [...]
The United States Naval Academy defeated the Indiana University Hoosiers this afternoon in a tense game that came down to a winning touchdown with two minutes left to play and an interception. In the end, the Midshipmen from the United States Naval Academy defeated the Indiana University Hoosiers by a score of 31-30. The game [...]
After two disappointing (and lopsided) showings against Notre Dame and Penn State, Navy finally found themselves on the other side of the win-loss column with a substantial win against visiting Virginia Military Institute. Navy demonstrated a weak offense the first half. While they had no problem finding the red zone, they ever seemed to be [...]
Each year, the Unites States Naval Academy welcomes approximately 1200 young men and women to Plebe Summer where they are inducted as Midshipmen at the USNA. These pictures are from their morning “check-in” on June 28, 2012. All images are ©2012, Kevin X. Carroll. To order high-resolution copies, please contact Kevin Carroll by email.
The Crown & Anchor Pub will be opening shortly in the Dock Street location of the former Hell Point seafood restaurant, next to the future Sailing Hall Of Fame. The food emphasis will be on quality but reasonably priced fare, incorporating traditional British & American food enhanced by a Chesapeake style seafood menu–relax WW II veterans, there will be no spam fritters! The prevailing atmosphere of the pub will feature a [...]
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 [...]
The Naval Academy’s Class of 2015’s Herndon monument climb began today 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 pyramid around the 21-foot tall Herndon Monument. Members of the class try to make it to the top [...]
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.
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 [...]
For the convenience of family, friends and visitors during the traditional Herndon Climb, May 22, and Commissioning Week, May 23-29, the Naval Academy will provide free, daily shuttle buses; a dedicated phone number for schedule of events information; weather-related updates; television broadcast; and webcasting of the graduation and commissioning ceremony. You can print out a pocket [...]
Josh Stewart, the former city government reporter for The Capital has scooped us all from down in Virginia Beach with his new post at the Navy Times. [blackbirdpie url="http://twitter.com/jptstewart/status/170571748184559616"] Yes, it seems that one of the Annapolis’ quirkiest events will be a little more dry this year now that St. John’s College has figured out [...]
On Saturday, Army lost their tenth straight game to the Navy Midshipmen at Fedex Field in Landover, Maryland. The video below contains some pre-game ceremonies, some game action and just some sights around the field. Were you there? Do you have any photos to share or a memory? Please leave a comment!
On Saturday, Navy defeated Army for the tenth time in the past ten years. The game was a lot closer than games in the past, but in the end, thanks to two field goals in the fourth quarter by Seinor Jon Teague, the Navy Midshipmen defeated Army’s Black Knights by a score of 27-21. This [...]
After a seemingly endless losing streak, Navy Football got their groove back on Senior Day, Saturday, as they defeated Troy 42-14. The game marked the return of quarterback Kriss Proctor who suffered a dislocated elbow in the East Carolina game on October 22, 2011. Navy has two more games (SMU and San Jose State) before [...]
The U.S. Naval Academy Men’s and Women’s Glee Clubs will perform the 65th annual Handel’s Messiah choral concert with the Annapolis Symphony Orchestra and soloists from the Metropolitan Opera Company Saturday, Dec. 3 at 8 p.m. and Sunday, Dec. 4 at 3 p.m. in the academy’s Main Chapel. Tickets are on sale to the public [...]