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Building the Bridges of Tomorrow

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (Oct. 11, 2012) - Founded in 1845 by Secretary of the Navy, George Bancroft, the United States Naval Academy started as the Naval School on 10 acres of old Fort Severn in Annapolis. As the undergraduate college of the naval service, the U.S. Naval Academy strives to accomplish its mission to develop midshipmen “morally, mentally, and physically.” Upon graduation, Midshipmen are commissioned as Navy ensigns and Marine Corps second lieutenants. (Photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Chad Runge)(RELEASED by U.S. Naval Academy Public Affairs)

By Midn. 2/c Melissa D. Boughton U.S. Naval Academy Class of 2015 The women who crossed the stage and received their diplomas from the U.S. Naval Academy in May 1980, looked out upon a different landscape, a different environment, and a world far different from the view at this year’s …

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LCS Virtual Training a Reality

The U.S. Navy has the most advanced and complex aircraft, submarines, unmanned vehicles and weapon systems that enable our Sailors to defend our nation. The Navy’s newest class of ship, the littoral combat ship, is a huge part of what makes the U.S. Navy unique and, with their new virtual training, …

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Renewable Energy Initiatives

Solar panels form part of the Renewable Hydrogen Fueling and Production Station on Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam. It is the only hydrogen station in Hawaii and about 30 hydrogen-powered vehicles use the JBPHH station. (U.S. Navy Photograph by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Daniel Barker/Released)

By Capt. Pat Rios Director, CNIC Facilities and Environmental Throughout the Navy Shore enterprise, we’re engaging in renewable initiatives.  These range from a public-private geothermal power plant that provides enough power for 180,000 homes in California, to replacing nearly 2,000 street and parking lights with Solar LED lights on Naval …

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