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College Spotlight: The United States Naval Academy | News, Sports, Jobs

<!– SHOW ARTICLE –> Situated in Annapolis, Maryland, the quaint capital of the state, The U.S. Naval Academy (USNA) is home to 4,500 midshipmen who represent some of the best and the brightest students in the country; 72 percent are male, and 28 percent are female. In addition to outstanding academic records, these students need [...]

April 11th, 2021 | Posted in Navy | Read More »

Sydney Barber: What to know about the US Naval Academy’s first Black female brigade commander

Video Fox News Flash top headlines for March 23 Fox News Flash top headlines are here. Check out what’s clicking on Foxnews.com. Sydney Barber is the first Black woman to achieve the top role of brigade commander at the U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis, Maryland, where she is tasked with leading 4,500 midshipmen until she [...]

April 7th, 2021 | Posted in Navy | Read More »

Lahainaluna senior aspires to attend U.S. Naval Academy

<!– SHOW ARTICLE –> LAHAINA — The stars are aligning brightly for Lahainaluna High School senior Julian Armstrong, as the 17-year-old paves his future pathway. As an honor student with a 4.0 grade point average in advanced placement and honors courses, and a multi-sport athlete at Lahainaluna, Armstrong has set a most honorable bar to [...]

April 3rd, 2021 | Posted in Navy | Read More »

Naval Academy sets penalties for midshipmen who violate COVID-19 rules

ANNAPOLIS, Md. — The U.S. Naval Academy has established penalties for midshipmen who violate its COVID-19 restrictions, a move that comes after a proposal to have the mids police themselves failed. A memo approved March 11 says the first time a midshipman violates the Naval Academy’s rules intended to slow the spread of COVID 19 [...]

March 30th, 2021 | Posted in Navy | Read More »

USNA: Midshipmen will begin receiving COVID-19 vaccine Thursday

ANNAPOLIS, Md. — United States Naval Academy midshipmen will begin receiving the COVID-19 vaccine as early as Thursday. || Coronavirus updates | Maryland’s latest numbers | Get tested | Vaccine Info || The academy announced Monday night the Department of the Navy authorized it to begin administering the vaccine to midshipmen. “The Navy has prioritized [...]

March 26th, 2021 | Posted in Navy | Read More »

Lawmakers nominate a disproportionately high number of white students to service academies

WASHINGTON – Members of Congress nominate white students to military service academies at disproportionately high rates, leading to an underrepresentation of minorities there and among the military’s pool of general officers. The Connecticut Veterans Legal Center explained the discrepancy Wednesday in a report titled, “Gatekeepers to Opportunity.” Researchers analyzed data from 1994 to 2020 using [...]

March 22nd, 2021 | Posted in Navy | Read More »

Appeals Court Will Decide if Midshipman Can Stay While He Fights Naval Academy Expulsion

A federal appeals court will now rule whether a midshipman can stay at the Naval Academy while he fights his expulsion for what academy leadership criticized as inappropriate and, in some cases, racist speech. U.S. District Court Judge Ellen Hollander denied a preliminary injunction Friday for Midshipman First Class Chase Standage, which would have barred [...]

March 18th, 2021 | Posted in Navy | Read More »

Midshipman Settles Case Against Naval Academy Superintendent, Former Navy Secretary

A midshipman who sued the Naval Academy superintendent and former Navy secretary to prevent his expulsion has settled his case. Details of the settlement between Midshipman First Class Chase Standage, Superintendent Vice Adm. Sean Buck and former Secretary of the Navy Kenneth Braithwaite were not immediately available for the public. Each party will have to [...]

March 14th, 2021 | Posted in Navy | Read More »

Naval Academy puts restrictions on midshipmen after uptick in COVID cases

“We need this to be an all-hands effort from our faculty, staff, coaches…this is not just a midshipman effort,” said Buck. “Additionally, those who may have approved credentials to access the Yard — such as sponsors, parents, active/Reserve/retired military — shall refrain from visiting the Naval Academy, even to drop off deliveries, at this time [...]

March 10th, 2021 | Posted in Navy | Read More »

Naval Academy puts restrictions on midshipmen after uptick in COVID cases

“We need this to be an all-hands effort from our faculty, staff, coaches…this is not just a midshipman effort,” said Buck. “Additionally, those who may have approved credentials to access the Yard — such as sponsors, parents, active/Reserve/retired military — shall refrain from visiting the Naval Academy, even to drop off deliveries, at this time [...]

March 10th, 2021 | Posted in Navy | Read More »

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