Category Archives: Naval

Naval Academy seeks to vaccinate midshipmen for summer training

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WASHINGTON — The U.S. Naval Academy is developing plans to begin vaccinating midshipmen this month so students can deploy to ships and with Navy teams as part of their training this summer, Vice Adm. Sean Buck told Congress Tuesday. If the vaccines are available, the midshipmen would be the first military academy students to receive […]

Naval Academy seeks to vaccinate midshipmen for summer training

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WASHINGTON — The U.S. Naval Academy is developing plans to begin vaccinating midshipmen this month so students can deploy to ships and with Navy teams as part of their training this summer, Vice Adm. Sean Buck told Congress Tuesday. If the vaccines are available, the midshipmen would be the first military academy students to receive […]

Naval Academy grads hope to walk on the moon with NASA team

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Katherine Fominykh, The (Annapolis, Md.) Capital Gazette via the AP 11 hours ago NASA astronaut Kayla Barron poses for a portrait, Wednesday, Sept. 16, 2020, in the Blue Flight Control Room at NASA’s Johnson Space Center in Houston. (NASA/Bill Ingalls) ANNAPOLIS, Md. — Some kids want to be astronauts when they grow up. Not Kayla […]

US Naval Academy taps Marine Corps artillery officer as next commandant of midshipmen

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A new commandant is coming to the U.S. Naval Academy this year. Col. James “J.P.” McDonough III, a Marine Corps artillery officer and 1994 graduate of the service academy, has been tapped to serve as the 89th commandant of midshipmen, the Naval Academy announced Jan. 19. He will take the reins from Capt. Thomas R. […]

US Naval Academy taps Marine Corps artillery officer as next commandant of midshipmen

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A new commandant is coming to the U.S. Naval Academy this year. Col. James “J.P.” McDonough III, a Marine Corps artillery officer and 1994 graduate of the service academy, has been tapped to serve as the 89th commandant of midshipmen, the Naval Academy announced Jan. 19. He will take the reins from Capt. Thomas R. […]

Naval Academy identifies midshipman who died while on leave

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The U.S. Naval Academy has identified a midshipman who died Monday night in a drowning accident while on leave. Midshipman 1st Class (senior) John Johnson, 22, of Chapel Hill, North Carolina, was with friends at a resort’s outdoor pool in Park City, Utah, Monday when he didn’t come up for air, according to an academy […]

Naval Academy midshipman dies while on leave

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A U.S. Naval Academy midshipman died Monday night while on leave, according to an academy statement. The student’s identity is being withheld for 24 hours, pending next-of-kin notification. Few other details were released Tuesday, and the academy said the death is under investigation. The Brigade of Midshipman, faculty, coaches and staff were informed of the […]

Naval Academy midshipman reaches a milestone for Black women

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ANNAPOLIS, Md. — Midshipman Sydney Barber had her doubts about applying for the top student leadership position at the U.S. Naval Academy. A Black woman had never held the post in the 44 years women have been able to attend the 175-year-old institution. A Black academy alumna of another generation saw her potential. Navy Capt. […]

Naval Academy midshipman reaches a milestone for Black women

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ANNAPOLIS, Md. — Midshipman Sydney Barber had her doubts about applying for the top student leadership position at the U.S. Naval Academy. A Black woman had never held the post in the 44 years women have been able to attend the 175-year-old institution. A Black academy alumna of another generation saw her potential. Navy Capt. […]

Naval Academy midshipman asks judge to block his removal over tweets

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COLLEGE PARK, Md. — Chase Standage, a U.S. Naval Academy midshipman facing expulsion over social media posts, sees himself as a casualty of a campus “culture war.” Academy leaders say the damage to his military career was self-inflicted. An academy official recommended disenrolling the white midshipman for tweeting a flurry of crude messages, including one […]