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NSWC Crane launched first summer internship program with the U.S. Nava

CRANE, Ind. – Naval Surface Warfare Center, Crane Division (NSWC Crane) launched its first summer internship program with the United States Naval Academy (USNA). Five USNA midshipmen were accepted to participate in internships supporting the fleet in Strategic Missions. Senator Todd Young (R-IN) initiated the partnership between USNA and NSWC Crane. “As a Naval Academy [...]

August 15th, 2019 | Posted in Navy | Read More »

‘I’m Just So Proud’ | Parents Visit First-Year Naval Academy Students As Plebe Summer Ends

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Plebe Summer is officially over for 1,200 Midshipman of the United States Naval Academy, Class of 2023. For the past six weeks, the young men and women going through their Plebe Summer have only been able to speak to their family three times. Friday, they were reunited with their loved ones. The [...]

August 11th, 2019 | Posted in Navy | Read More »

Navy Football Drops ‘Load the Clip’ Season Motto

[This year, there have been at least 32 fatal shootings with three or more victims in the United States. Read more about the mass shootings in 2019.] The team’s decision to replace its motto came days after a mass shooting in Gilroy, Calif., and just before a mass shooting in El Paso that killed 22 [...]

August 7th, 2019 | Posted in Navy | Read More »

Trump planning to nominate Spicer to Naval Academy board

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump says he intends to nominate his former press secretary, Sean Spicer, to serve on the Board of Visitors to the United States Naval Academy. Article source: https://www.navytimes.com/news/your-navy/2019/08/01/trump-planning-to-nominate-spicer-to-naval-academy-board/

August 3rd, 2019 | Posted in Navy | Read More »

New superintendent says Naval Academy must address infrastructure, sea level rise, sexual assault challenges

A program at the event said Carter graduated from the academy in 1981 and four years later graduated from Navy Fighter Weapons School as a Top Gun. The flight officer flew 125 combat missions to support operations in Bosnia, Kosovo, Kuwait, Iraq and Afghanistan, and safely completed a record 2,016 carrier landings. Article source: https://www.capitalgazette.com/education/naval-academy/ac-cn-change-of-command-0727-20190726-y546pr2ykbcbtax4lpqrni5ojy-story.html

July 30th, 2019 | Posted in Navy | Read More »

Navy to Commission Guided—Missile Destroyer Paul Ignatius

WASHINGTON (NNS) — The Navy will commission its newest Arleigh Burke-class guided missile destroyer, the future USS Paul Ignatius (DDG 117), during a 10 a.m. EDT ceremony Saturday, July 27, at Port Everglades in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. The ship is named in honor of Paul Robert Ignatius, who served in the U.S. Navy during World War [...]

July 26th, 2019 | Posted in Navy | Read More »

USS Michael Murphy Provides Aid to Stranded Mariners

PACIFIC OCEAN (NNS) — The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Michael Murphy (DDG 112) rescued distressed mariners at sea, July 24. While conducting routine operations in the U.S. 4th Fleet area of operations, Michael Murphy spotted a small vessel with individuals aboard waving flags in distress. Five Peruvian mariners were aboard the fishing boat, which [...]

July 26th, 2019 | Posted in Navy | Read More »

This is the first black graduate of the US Naval Academy

The military has traditionally been the most progressive institution in the United States. In 1948, long before the Civil Rights Movement swept America, the U.S. military had already begun to integrate. But that doesn’t mean the changes came quick or easy, especially for Wesley A. Brown, the first African-American to graduate from the Naval Academy [...]

July 26th, 2019 | Posted in Navy | Read More »

Sharpsville student gets view of Naval Academy | Local News

Contributed Sharpsville high school student Keelie Steiner, 16, works on a model aircraft for an experiment during the U.S. Naval Academy’s Summer STEM program in June. SHARPSVILLE — She hasn’t left high school yet, but Sharpsville student Keelie Steiner has traveled the world and studied at the U.S. Naval Academy. Entering her junior year in [...]

July 22nd, 2019 | Posted in Navy | Read More »

Naval Academy Parades Are Preparation for Military Discipline, Mission Success

The authors have a total of nearly three decades of military experience spanning a Marine Corps Recruit Depot, the United States Naval Academy and the Fleet Forces. Historically, marching in formation was a method to move military units in an orderly and efficient manner, from point A to point B, in preparation for battle. As [...]

July 18th, 2019 | Posted in Navy | Read More »

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